L'Arboretum des Barres

"The National Arboretum of Barres", situated in Nogent sur Vernisson offers one of the richest European collections of trees and shrubs of 5 continents, on 35 hectares.

This exceptional collection come from the inheritance of the family "Vilmorin" with 1821 is to be discovered along 3 tour :

- Continentalis : to travel on 5 continents

- Classifica : to put your senses on alert

- Bizzaretum : to push the door of the dream

Dates of opening and themes

Saturday 20, Sunday 21, Monday 22 April: Awakening of the Arboretum, awakening of the senses
Wednesday 1st, Wednesday 8, Saturday 18, Sunday 19, Thursday 30 May: Trees to nickname
Monday 10, Saturday 15, Sunday 16 June: We share, say? (sharing in the plant kingdom)
Sunday 14, Saturday 20, Sunday 21 July: Did you say weird?
Thursday 15, Saturday 17, Sunday 18 August: In the shadow of the majestic
Saturday 21, Sunday 22 September: The 5 continents by the 5 senses.
Saturday 5, Sunday 6, Saturday 19, Sunday 20 October: Colours in all states.
Friday, November 1, Monday, November 11: The bark is unveiled.

Guided tours at 3pm except Wednesday 8 May and Sunday 14 July.

More information : http://www.arboretumdesbarres.fr/

Rates: 5 € (full rate) - 3 € (reduced rate 12-18 years, job seeker, student, disabled person) - Free for under 12 years
Guided tour offered by Ecolokaterre association 10 € (full price), 6 € reduced price.

Arboretum