Nature Festival at the Chevreloup Arboretum 2024, free activities in Yvelines

The Fête de la Nature awaits you on May 25 and 26, 2024 at the Versailles-Chèvreloup Arboretum for a nice free program! This is the time to enjoy !

From May 22 to 26, 2024, the Nature Festival comes to life throughout France, and particularly inVersailles-Chèvreloup Arboretum the weekend of May 25 and 26, 2024, where a rich and varied program awaits young and old. This national event, which takes place annually in May, is a free celebration open to all, dedicated to the discovery and promotion of the natural treasures of the territory, from mainland France to overseas.

On the agenda for your free visit:

  • Exhibition and treasure hunt: “Miam-Miam, Glou-Glou, trees and food”
    The Arboretum transforms the walk into a true culinary exploration. Discover the surprising uses of trees in our food, from lime used for herbal teas to elderberry for syrups. An exhibition accompanied by a treasure hunt fun is available at reception, allowing visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in this fascinating world.
  • Discovery workshops at the Arboretum
    The Arboretum mediators await you at the reception pavilion to share the secrets of the trees. On the program: sorting seeds, identifying trees from our Ile-de-France forests, and a unique sensory activity to recognize natural elements blindly. These workshops are designed to enrich your understanding and appreciation of local biodiversity.
  • Meeting butterflies and dragonflies
    An entomologist from the Office for Insects and their Environment guides visitors through the Arboretum’s habitats to discover butterflies and dragonflies, with a meeting point at the heron pond. This activity is an exceptional opportunity to closely observe insectile fauna and learn about their crucial role in the ecosystem.

The Arboretum of Versailles - ChevreloupThe Arboretum of Versailles - Chevreloup

L’Chevreloup Arboretum, with its vast landscaped spaces and exceptional collection of trees, it is the ideal place to celebrate nature. Accessible free of charge for a weekend, this space offers an enriching break away from the urban hustle and bustle, where nature and education meet for the pleasure of all.

The doors of the Arboretum are open to all, without reservation, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the exhibition and treasure hunts, and for workshops and insect observation activities according to the times indicated. This is an opportunity not to be missed for those looking to reconnect with nature and learn more about our region’s rich natural heritage. And if celebrated nature ?




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