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Botanical Garden, Neuchâtel

"A stone’s throw from the town, there’s a little gate that takes you into these large gardens. Palm trees and multicoloured flowers welcome us and carry us off on a discovery of all sorts of different plants. We stroll along the paths, from alpine slopes to the Mediterranean, to exotic and carnivorous plants, the dryness of cactus greenhouses or the warmth of tropical greenhouses. We pick a mini-kiwi, which tantalises our taste buds, we say hello to the salamanders and frogs in the pond, then bury our noses in the aromatic herbs…mmm! We watch the bees and lose ourselves for a bit and finally we doze off for a bit in the orchard listening to the noises of nature."

Léa, 23 years old

Opening times (hothouses and welcome desk)
1st April to 31th October 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
1st November to 31 March: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Free entry.
Guided tour on request (max. 25 pers. per visit)
Languages: English, French and German.

Good to know

  • By bus: bus no 109 from town centre (Ermitage stop), then 10 minutes on foot.
  • By car: follow brown Jardin botanique signs. Parking at entrance to garden.
  • Kiosk on site: documentation, information, drinks and ice creams.
  • You can also visit the Centre Dürrenmatt close by.

Botanical Garden
Chemin du Pertuis-du-Sault 58
2000 Neuchâtel
T. +41 (0)32 718 23 50

Botanical Garden, Neuchâtel