Alpine Botanic Garden Jaÿsinia

Local nameJardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia
LocationSamoëns, France

Jaÿsinia is a botanical garden specializing in alpine flowers, located in Samoëns, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France. It is open daily except when there is snow on the ground; admission is free.

The garden was established in 1906 by Marie-Louise Cognac-Jaÿ, a native of Samoëns and founder of La Samaritaine department store in Paris, to designs by Louis-Jules Allemand. It opened in 1909. Since 1936 it has been directed by the Scientific Division of Botany from the National Museum of Natural History.

The garden now contains about 8,000 plants from around the world, representing some 4,500 types of alpine flowers and 500 varieties of trees and shrubs.

Tags GardenFreeRegional HeritageHeritageAccessible with PermitBotanical Garden
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More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +33 4 50 34 49 86

Address 74340, France

Coordinates 46°5'5.581" N 6°43'35.575" E

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