Guided tour of the Jardin des Cimes

It's a sensitive, fun and educational walk, guided by one of our gardeners. He accompanies you on an imaginary ascent of the mountains, facing the Mont-Blanc massif, to discover alpine atmospheres and gardens of the world.

Guided tour of the Jardin des Cimes Passy


On Saturday 25 May 2024
Passy (74190)
Animals not allowed

Visit the gardens... from the imaginary plain of the Jardin des Cimes, we climb up to the glacier through a series of gates, before descending into a luxuriant valley rich in gardens from around the world.
Discover the world of the Alps, take a sound stroll through the peaks, visit the heart of the world's vegetable gardens... This garden-scale hike offers an exceptional panorama along a sensory and educational trail. Let one of our gardeners guide you through the various facets and secrets of this garden.

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    Catering available at the Café du Jardin.
    Possibility of a supervised workshop to complement the guided tour.


    Adult: 10.50 €, Child (16 years): 7 €.

    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Cash, Credit transfer


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : French


    From 25/05 to 29/09/2024, daily.
    On request.


    Jardin des Cimes 447, Route du Docteur Davy Plateau D'Assy Plateau d'Assy 74190 Passy

    By car / by bike
    - Follow Passy Chef-Lieu then the departmental road to Plateau d'Assy.
    - The Jardin des Cimes car park is located on the side of the departmental road as you leave the Plateau d'Assy in the direction of Plaine Joux.
    - A PRM car park with dedicated access is available on the Chemin des Charmettes, between the Plateau d'Assy and the visitors' car park.
    - Watch out for the GPS: it may take you down some very narrow mountain roads... It's best to follow the road signs and stay on the departmental road.

    By bus
    - Regular services to Plateau d'Assy from Le Fayet/Saint Gervais and Sallanches stations.
    - Stop at Place Théophile Vallet, walk 200m along the road towards Plaine Joux, then take the footpath on the left towards Jardin des Cimes (15 mins).

    On foot
    - There are many footpaths on the Passy hillside leading to the Jardin des Cimes. Don't hesitate to explore them!

    • Hearing disability
    • Mental disability
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Absence of protrusions > 2 cm
    • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Incline >5% but reasonable

    Number of people in situation of reduced mobility site capacity : 5

    More informations

    Information update on 19/06/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Passy