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    Nature in Verrayes,Chambave,Châtillon,Fénis

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 …

Parks and reserves
Parks and reserves

Passerin d'Entrèves Park



The park is part of the castle with the same name, situated on a height behind the Châtillon parish church.


The park, like the castle and the French styled Renaissance garden, assumed its current conformation in 1706. In fact, thanks …

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