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.

Descriptif The Lautaret Garden

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)

Welcome: About 60% of the site is wheelchair accessible
Free for children under 12, students of the Joseph Fourier, staff Joseph Fourier University and CNRS University.


  • Park and garden
  • Open air

Classification & labels

  • Garden
  • Botanical garden
  • Alpine
  • Plant collection
  • Medicinal/healing plants
  • Remarkable garden


  • Car park


Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 20 m from the site
  • Vertical signage of parking spaces
  • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm
  • Doors >=77 cm wide
  • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
  • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
  • Absence of steps
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Site, building partially accessible
  • Incline >5% but reasonable


  • 11 people minimum


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


* Normal rate 7€
* Reduced one 5€ : groups (more than 10 persons), young people from 12 to 18 years old, students, persons with reduced mobility (new circuit set up in 2012 and allowing the access to about 60 % of the Garden)
* Free entry : Children under 12 years, students of the University Joseph Fourier, personnels of the University the NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Guided tours:
- Daily in July and August at 10:30, 2:30 pm. and 4pm.
- Reservations required for groups.
- Possibility of visits in June and September, by reservation
(Phone 04 92 24 41 62 )

Free admission or reduced tariff at the beginning and the end of season (according to blossoming)

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash

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Location supplement

Located at the Lautaret pass,15 minutes far from Villar d'Arene and 20 minutes from La Grave
Alpine Garden and its Alpine Gallery are located 10 minutes walk from the parking at top of the Lautaret pass.
Possible access by car and bus.