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Desert of Platé

74190 Passy

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74190 Passy
04 50 58 80 52Site Internet

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From 01/06 to 31/10.
From May to October (depending on snow conditions).
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The Platé lapies is renowned as the largest in Europe and offers a magnificent view of Mont Blanc. It covers most of the plateau, giving it the rightful name of "desert". Only accessible on foot.

The Platé Desert is a true mineral fortressl. This limestone plateau is surrounded by the majestic Aiguilles de Warens and the mountain of Platé in a fantastic lunar setting.
In the cracks, where a little humus accumulates, develops an original and colourful alpine flora including some rare and protected species. The wildlife present here includes: majestic mountain goats, curious marmots , graceful stoats, hares and ptarmigan.
The site covers a vast area of ??1980 hectares, protected since 1998.

Discover this site at sunrise or sunset.

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Pets welcome

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Address

74190 Passy
04 50 58 80 52Site Internet

Opening

From 01/06 to 31/10.
From May to October (depending on snow conditions).
More info » Less info »

Tariff

Free of charge.
More info » Less info »

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