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 2020 :
About one weekend out of 2, and all public holidays from Easter weekend to November 1.
From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guided tours at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. every opening day (reservation on the Arboretum website).
- 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 tour every opening day (except exception) at 3 p.m.
Guided tour for groups, only by reservation every day of the year.
During the school holidays: children's workshops every Wednesday.
Snacks on site.
- Charges :
Adult: 5 €
Reduced (students, unemployed, disabled and children from 12 to 17 years old): 3 €
Guided tour at 11 a.m. 3 p.m. full price: € 10; reduced price 6 €
Event rate: € 7 and reduced: € 5
Guided tour for groups and by reservation: contact us.
- Services :
Shop, Picnic area, Public lavatory, 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