Near La Chaise-Dieu, this experimental arboretum, planted in the spring of 1993 on 3 ha in the middle of coniferous forests, invites you to take a stroll where young and old will discover various species of trees. Botany lovers, discover a remarkable site,
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Picnic tables and children's play area

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Malvieres
Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring

A unique, new property built in the traditional French style, with many energy saving features.

A visit to the arboretum is an opportunity to discover common, rare, even surprising species such as the mysterious despair of the monkey... In all, 96 species including 2/3 deciduous trees in plots of 25 plants were distributed over 4 different spaces … All along the route, small signs allow you to discover anecdotes but also more scientific information on these different species.
As an almost unique site in France for its space dedicated to hedges, it draws attention to the importance of preservation and environmental awareness
Free practice all year round, be well shod…
A complete and detailed visit booklet is available at the La Chaise-Dieu Tourist Information Office.
The site has a children's play area and picnic tables.
A marked hiking trail (PR103) starting from La Chaise-Dieu takes you directly there through the magnificent surrounding forests…
Parking nearbyOrientation tablePedestrian sportsRecreational leisureTheme course / trailPicnic area.Playground for children
Duration01hMax Altitude800 m

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