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Complete tour

Plan du parcours complet de l'Arboretum
Plan parcours complet pour le mobile
Asian area
Asian area
European area
European area
Horticultural area
Horticultural area
American area
American area
Pavillon de la source
Pavillon de la source
Car park
Car park
Toilets
Toilets
Picnic area
Picnic area
Bicycle park
Bicycle park
Bicycle park
Bicycle park
Bicycle park
Bicycle park
Étang aux hérons
Étang aux hérons
Quercetum
Quercetum
Clairière des conifères
Clairière des conifères
Butte aux chênes
Butte aux chênes
Serres
Serres
Rond des Cèdres
Rond des Cèdres
Réservoir de Chèvreloup
Réservoir de Chèvreloup
Bosquet de Patagonie
Bosquet de Patagonie
Allée des Pterocaryas
Allée des Pterocaryas
Bois de l'ancienne Pépinière
Bois de l'ancienne Pépinière
Cercle des Géants
Cercle des Géants
Les Conifères nains
Les Conifères nains
Bosquet de Californie
Bosquet de Californie
Dédale des Lawsons
Dédale des Lawsons
Cerisiers japonais
Cerisiers japonais
Pommiers à fleur
Pommiers à fleur
Bosquet du Japon
Bosquet du Japon
Bosquet du Caucase
Bosquet du Caucase
Allée des Cèdres bleus
Allée des Cèdres bleus
Bosquet de l'Atlas
Bosquet de l'Atlas

Complete tour

The planting plan arranges trees according to their geographical origins, their botanical families and their horticultural origins.

The largest geographical area covering 120 hectares was set out in 1965. It groups trees by continent (Europe: 250 species – Asia: 960 species – America: 700 species) and by region on each continent. Africa, South America and Oceania are represented only by a few rare mountain or southernmost latitude species.

Trees were systematically assembled by botanical affinity in the 50- hectare area first planted between 1924 and 1935. The magnificent rows of plane trees, American black walnut trees and Atlas cedars date from this time.

A 30-hectare “horticultural” area at the centre of the site displays tree cultivars These are varieties selected by humans for their ornamental potential or their strangeness.

Walk

The Arboretum is vast. Its 200 hectares offer nearly 20 km of paths to explore. Depending on your speed, count an average of 30 minutes walking time (2 km) between the most distant sectors (Bois de l'ancienne Pépinière - old tree nursery and Conifères nains – dwarf conifers) and the entrance. When you plan your visit, take care to calculate the time available before closing time!

Bicycle

The Arboretum may be visited by bike: a network of tarred lanes and metalled paths allow you to comfortably reach all areas of the estate. Please respect other visitors and vegetation by staying off the meadows and grassed paths and remaining only on these paths and lanes. Bike parking is available (see map) so that if you wish, you may continue exploring on foot.

Legend:

Légende parcours : arbres

Trees

Légende parcours : secteur technique

Technical sector not accessible

Légende parcours : allées goudronnées

Paved way

Légende parcours : chemins stabilisés

Stabilized paths

Légende parcours : chemins enherbés

Grass paths

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Geographical and horticultural zones