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Discover the Lautaret Garden

The Lautaret Alpine Garden is one of the most beautiful in Europe. It is open to visitors at the Lautaret pass, every year during the Summer season. Access to the garden is free for children under 12 years and discounted rates are available for groups, teenagers under 18 and students.

 

Conference for general public will be given every Monday at 5pm during the months of July and August.

Seasonal thematic exhibitions and guided tours are also included in the entry price.
Guided tours:
- Daily from June to August at 10:30, 14:30 and 16h.
- Reservations required for groups.
- Possibility of visits in June and September, by reservation(phone : 04 92 24 41 62)

 

Overtures :

From 01/06 to 01/09, daily between 10 AM and 6 PM.
Every year, from the first weekend of June to the first weekend of September.

Sommet du Col du Lautaret
Col du Lautaret
05480 Villar d'Arène

 

Phone : 04 92 24 41 62

La Grave la Meije's cable car

La Grave

04 76 79 91 09

04 76 79 94 65

La Grave la Meije's cable car

The cable car takes you to the Ruillans Pass at 3211m and to the Girose Glacier. You will contemplate a grandiose panorama: at your feet glaciers and crevasses, near the Meije (3983m) and in the distance from the peaks as far as the eye can see from Vercors to Mont Blanc.

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Lautaret pass - Natural Reserve of Combeynot

This is the crossing point between the Oisans, Romanche Valley and Briançon; Guisane Valley,connected by D1091_Grenoble-Bourg d'Oisans to Briançon. It is therefore one of the lowest point of the ridge line between the Northern Alps and the Southern Alps.

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Galerie de l'Alpe

Villar d'Arène

04 92 24 41 62

04 76 79 90 05

Galerie de l'Alpe

The Gallery now allows the Alpine Joseph Fourier Station to fulfill its public reception missions, training and research.
Between science, tourism and dissemination of knowledge, the construction of the Gallery de l' Alpe is thus part of the history of this magnificent area, which dates back to 1899 with the creation by Professor Jean-Paul Lachmann, of the Lautaret Alpine Botanical Garden , one of the most beautiful in Europe.

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The Garden Conferences

Villar d'Arène

04 92 24 41 62

The Garden Conferences

Every Monday in July / August, conference for all public in the Gallery de l'Alpe; beautiful architectural building

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Garden of Lautaret

Villar d'Arène

04 92 24 41 62

Garden of Lautaret

Alpine Station deploys its activities on the Lautaret pass, with the Lautaret Alpine Botanical Garden, the Chalet-laboratory and brand new Alpe Gallery.
This summer, come to visit one of Europe's most beautiful garden !

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Visit and entertainment in the Garden of Lautaret

At 2 100m altitude, facing the glacier from la Meije, over 2000 species of alpine and mountain flowers and mountains from all over the world are gathered on 2 hectares of one of the most beautiful and high altitude garden in Europe.

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Plant fair in the Garden of Lautaret

Villar d'Arène

04 92 24 41 62

Plant fair in the Garden of Lautaret

Alpin flower fair.

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