• Holay pond nature reserve

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Holay pond nature reserve

Resorts: Pont-Saint-Martin

A small lakeside basin, the precious habitat of rare species

Established in 1994, this nature reserve covers 1.5 hectares. It is located at an altitude of 750 - 790 meters in the municipality of Pont-Saint-Martin, near the Suzey castle.

Flora: the wetlands include marsh reeds and broadleaf cattail. Additionally, it is the only known station in Aosta Valley of spatulaleaf loosestrife.

Fauna: considering the small size of the reserve, it only includes some rare amphibian species of which two newt species.

How to get there
From Pont-Saint-Martin village centre take the regional road towards Gressoney, turning on the right when you find the sign for the Ivery hamlet ; then continue until joining the Holay village.

See also

One-day excursions
Holay pond nature reserve

Ivéry - Holay pond nature reserve – Fabiole


Take the first section of the regional road SR44 for Gressoney and after about 4 km. turn right and take the direction to Ivéry. Leave your car near the village and take the mule track in the small square with a fountain that goes into a solitary area of …