National Arboretum Of Les Barres : First belonging to the Vilmorin family, the Arboretum national des Barres has been enriched year after year, by the discoveries of famous botanists. It is one of the most imortant European Collection for trees and shrubs from all over the world. Three paths allow you to discover 2700 unusual species ( a 46 metres Sequoïa, Napoléon Pinus, etc...) on this 35 ha domain. Created in : 1821
Surface : 35 ha
- Opening 2018 :
From March 31 th to November 4 th:
During school holidays : every day (except Monda) from 10 am to 6 pm (10 am to 7 pm in July and August)
Off holidays, open : Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
- Visits :
Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 1h30, Minimal number of persons for a guided visit : 10 .
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
Guided tours on the last Sunday of each month at 3 pm and on Tuesdays and Fridays during school holidays (all zones) at 3 pm.
- Charges :
Adult : 5,00 €
Reduced (handicapped people, large families, students, unemployed, children from 6 to 12 years : 3,00 €.
Event price : 7 € and 5 € (reduced)
Night events price : 12 € and 9 € (reduced)
- Services :
Shop, Picnic area, Public lavatory, Tree nursery, Tearoom, Fastfood-Restaurant, Drinking water fountain, Lectures, Marriage photos, Children's playground, Children's workshops, Workshops garden, Pedagogical presentations, Lawns for sunbathing, Dog admitted if kept on a lead, Camping car site, Exhibition visitation, Collections.
Catering on request, mutimedia room, possibility of seminar.
- Access :
From Paris, take A6, then A77 exit Nogent/Vernisson. Between Montargis and Gien, by N7 road.
GPS (Lat x Long) : 47.836032000, 2.755809000