BOTANICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL ARBORETUM
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The botanical arboretum at Bouillon was established in 1906 and contains about 150 exotic and indigenous species of broad leaved trees and conifers. There is the finest Tsuga mertensiana in Belgium and an Abies grandis which would take the silver medal. At La Gernelle, there is a geographical arboretum containing conifers from the Rocky Mountains (western United States) which self-seed prolifically. These arboretums are places of great interest: scientific, dendrological, botanical, medical (homeopathy), educational and cultural. They also provide an attractive landscape for tourism.
Open all year round.
Access : by road : take the N89 past Bouillon towards the "Vieille Route de France" and Rue de la Ramonette - Train: Libramont station - TEC bus: Libramont.
Tourist information on the town BOUILLON
Visit our partners' webpages
- Orval Abbey
- Euro Space Center: "A Space Odyssey" Show
- Bastogne War Museum, Second World War Memorial Centre
- Bouillon Castle and its Birds of Prey Show
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