• Nature and relaxation, Entertainment/recreation

Priest Delavay botanical garden's visit

Guided visit to discover the plants listed by the Priest Delavay. As part of the European Heritage Days.

Nature and relaxation, Entertainment/recreation Priest Delavay botanical garden's visit Les Gets

About

On Saturday 17 September 2022 in 10:00:00
Les Gets (74260)
Animals allowed

Jean-Marie Delavay was a priest born in Les Gets in 1834.
In 1867, he was sent to China on an ecclesiastical mission, and took the opportunity to discover the local flora. A great botanical enthusiast, he collected more than 200,000 plants, which are currently in the Museum of Natural History in Paris.

In 2017, the Jean-Marie Delavay Association created this botanical garden to pay tribute to him and to showcase his discoveries: peonies, irises, lilacs, rowan, cherry trees...

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    Prices

    Free of charge.

    Reception

    Open to children
    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : French

    Dates

    Saturday 17 September 2022 at 10 am.

    Services
    • Pets welcome

    Access

    74260 Les Gets

    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Absence of slope > 5%

    More informations

    Information update on 15/06/2022 by Office de Tourisme des Gets