Photobotanic trekking

At the Saussurea Alpine Botanical Garden, on the Italian side of Mont Blanc.

Within the framework of the JardinAlp project related to the Interreg V-A Italy-France (ALCOTRA) of the European Territorial Cooperation Program 2014/2020, during the summer of 2018, 6 photobotanic trekking tours will be organized:
• Wednesday 11th July,
• Wednesday 25th July,
• Wednesday 1st August,
• Wednesday 8th August,
• Wednesday 22nd August,
• Wednesday 12th September.

The events will be animated by the photographer and naturalist guide Enzo Massa Micon with the supervision of an expert of the Saussurea garden for the botanical part and will allow the participants to learn the techniques to improve their photographic images.

Participants can be equipped with SLR or compact cameras or even with the smartphone and, thanks to the support of the photographer, will get the most out of the equipment they have!

The protagonists of these very special photographic shoots will always be flowers: in the garden and in the surrounding areas.

The activity takes place at 2200 meters and it is recommended to be equipped with:

  • clothing suitable for the environment
  •  trekking shoes
  • sunscreens and sunglasses
  •  hat and gloves for bad weather days.

The events are free, reservation required by e-mail at, by 12 noon on the previous Tuesday.

The maximum number of members for each photo-botanic Trekking is 15, the minimum age is 14.

Lunch and tickets for the Skyway Monte Bianco cable car to reach the Saussurea Garden will be charged to the participants.

The meeting point will be at 9 am at the departure station of Courmayeur – Pontal d’Entrèves on Strada Statale 26 dir. n. 48, in front of the Skyway Cafè.

For further information tel. +39 3334462959 or write to


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