La Thomasia, mountain botanical garden

Description

La Thomasia alpine garden is located in Les Plans-sur-Bex. It is one of the two botanical gardens of the Musée cantonal vaudois and is a scientific garden. Nature lovers and hikers particularly appreciate this unique place at the foot of the Muveran massif.

La Thomasia is a botanical garden dedicated to the knowledge and preservation of mountain plants. Located at an altitude of 1260 metres, it is set against the spectacular western face of the Grand Muveran, which towers 800 metres above it. Located at the entrance to the Pont de Nant valley, a nature reserve, Thomasia was founded by the Thomas family in 1891 and its cultivation has never been interrupted to this day. The botanical garden has nearly 3000 mountain plants, classified according to their geographical origin. Flowers from the Alps stand alongside those from the Himalayas, the Rocky Mountains, the Caucasus, the Andes, Japan, the mountains of New Zealand, the Moroccan Atlas or the Arctic regions.

Free admission Open during the summer season, from May to October. GUIDED TOUR - private or group on request ACCESS : - By car, free parking on site - By public transport from Bex, followed by a short walk.

La Thomasia alpine garden is located in Les Plans-sur-Bex. It is one of the two botanical gardens of the Musée cantonal vaudois and is a scientific garden. Nature lovers and hikers particularly appreciate this unique place at the foot of the Muveran massif.

La Thomasia is a botanical garden dedicated to the knowledge and preservation of mountain plants. Located at an altitude of 1260 metres, it is set against the spectacular western face of the Grand Muveran, which towers 800 metres above it. Located at the entrance to the Pont de Nant valley, a nature reserve, Thomasia was founded by the Thomas family in 1891 and its cultivation has never been interrupted to this day. The botanical garden has nearly 3000 mountain plants, classified according to their geographical origin. Flowers from the Alps stand alongside those from the Himalayas, the Rocky Mountains, the Caucasus, the Andes, Japan, the mountains of New Zealand, the Moroccan Atlas or the Arctic regions.

Free admission Open during the summer season, from May to October. GUIDED TOUR - private or group on request ACCESS : - By car, free parking on site - By public transport from Bex, followed by a short walk.

Schedules

Closed now
10:00 - 18:00
Location
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