Pere Delavay's botanical Garden
Access map and contacts
Lac des Ecoles
74260 Les Gets
From 01/06 to 31/10, daily. Outside opening garden. Visit possibilities from the sunrise to the sunset.
During the summer season, a trip on a small train is organised every week on the life of Father Delavay. Herbariums, maps, treasure hunts and other documents about the garden and its plants are available at the reception of "Les Gets Tourisme".
- Pets welcome
- Educational visits
- Tour free of charge
The botanical garden of Père Delavay contributes to the preservation of living heritage. An incredible place combining history and botanical treasures.
History, culture and heritage
The Botanical Garden of Father Delavay was created in 2017 by the Association Jean-Marie Delavay. The aim of this association is to showcase the plants discovered by the priest from Göteborg.
Becoming a botanist with Father Delavay
Would you like to become a budding botanist? Take the game booklet available at the Tourist Office and enjoy a ride on the little train where you will be given clues to collect the plants!
See you in the gardens
On the occasion of the 20th edition of the "Rendez-vous aux jardins", the Association Jean-Marie Delavay invites you to (re)discover the work of the famous Gêtois botanist through guided tours of the garden or discovery walks.