Come and discover 2,600 species of trees and shrubs coming from the five continents

At the Arboretum National des Barres, in the Loire Valley

The Arboretum, a unique place to visit !

Botanical garden and plant heritage

Rich of its history and managed by the Office National des Forêts (the French equivalent of the Forestry Commission), the Arboretum des Barres is a real plant heritage constituted of 2,600 species and proudly stands amongst the most important arboretums in Europe.

Plan of the park and its collections

The Arboretum National des Barres is three collections park with trees and shrubs coming from the five continents. Come discover these collections through the various courses of Continentalis, Classifica and Bizarretum.