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Botanical and rock gardens
In summer

"Abbé P.L.Vescoz" Arboretum


This arboretum, the oldest of this kind in the Region, was realized between 1905 and 1908 by Canon Vescoz, an eminent religious, scientist and geologist native of Verrayes, in a poor and dry ridge, called Pointys (1050 m) and purchased by him with huge …

Parks and reserves
First snowfall

Loson Pond nature reserve


An old pond rapidly drying out located on a glacier terrace in the heart of a sunny and dry climate zone.

The lake is home to a rich zooplankton population, numerous invertebrates including different species of dragonflies and amphibians such as the …

Lakes / waterfalls
Lakes / waterfalls

Lod lake


The lake of Lod is a basin of glacial origin which gave its name to the small hamlet located nearby, reachable by car from Antey-Saint-André.

It is the natural home of several lake botanical species including the marsh reed abundantly present around its …

Note - this information is not directly connected to the Cammino Balteo path but it is part of the Aosta Valley tourist offer.