Garden of the Peaks (Jardin des Cimes) : On 2,5 hectares, at the height of 1000 meters, facing the Mont Blanc, the Garden of the Peaks will show you the poetic, ludic and gastronomic aspects of the mountain world, and of the plants and gardens from all around the world. A discovery for grownups and children alike.
Circuit of the gardens, shop, the Garden cafe...
Created in : Juin 2008
Surface : 2 ha
- Opening 2023 :
Open from May 30 to September 27.
July and August: daily from 10 am to 8 pm
June, September, October: daily from 10 am to 6 pm
- Visits :
Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 1h30mn, Minimal number of persons for a guided visit : 8 .
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
Various workshops for groups of adults and children on the themes of art, nature, and garden.
A brochure is at your disposal at the entrance of the garden.
- Charges :
Rates for visiting the gardens :
Normal rate : 7 €
Child rate 5/15 years old: 4€
Child rate -5 years: free
Family rate (2 adults + 2 children) : 18 €
Group rate : contact us.
- Services :
Shop, Picnic area, Public lavatory, Cafeteria, Refreshment stall and sweet shop, Tearoom, Fastfood-Restaurant, Drinking water fountain, Restaurant, Seminars, Receptions, Lectures, Cocktails, Concerts, Theatre perfomances, Marriage photos, Shooting of films, Children's playground, Deckchairs, Wheelchairs at your disposal, Children's workshops, Workshops garden, Practical training courses , Pedagogical presentations, Documentation center, Lawns for sunbathing, Dog not admitted, Carpark arranged, Exhibition visitation.
- Access :
By car : Direction Passy Chef-Lieu, then the departmental road to the Plateau d'Assy. The car park of the Garden of the Peaks is situated near the departmental road leaving the Plateau d'Assy direction Plaine Joux. Beware of GPS: it might want to make you take very narrow little country roads.
By bus : Regular service to the Plateau d'Assy from the train stations of Fayet/Saint Gervais and Sallanches. Bus stop near the post office, walk 200m direction Plaine Joux, then take the path to your left leading to the Garden of the Peaks (15 minutes).
GPS (Lat x Long) : 45.938008200, 6.705843400