In every season nature shines in Bormio, in the High Valtellina, an area known for skiing and thermal springs. Amongst the unmissable beautiful sights of the area, there is a corner of greenery which stretches out across 14,000 m² in the Stelvio National Park. It is Rezia Alpine Botanical Garden, one of the seven belonging to the Rete degli Orti botanici della Lombardia which houses over 2,500 flower species in the foothills of Monte Reit.
During the summer, visitors have an extra reason to stroll through this open-air museum, thanks to a series of workshops which focus on psycho-physical well-being.
Yellow, brown, green and white are the undisputed stars. In the educational greenhouse on Fridays in July and Wednesdays and Fridays in August (except 15 and 31 August) there are a series of meetings which are identified by the four colours that represent the different seasons.
A series of workshops to discover the Garden in a holistic way, as part of a search for emotions and sensations aimed at wellbeing
Special guests are the lime, chestnut, almond and spruce trees.
Every season is linked to a kind of tree, all of whose characteristics and curative properties are examined, as well as its symbolic references, mythology and colour therapy aspects.
The positivity of yellow and of the summer, the maturity of brown and the autumn, the vital energy of green and the spring, and the living silence of white and winter: each path leads to discover the Garden in a holistic way, as we look for emotions and sensations which are aimed at wellbeing.
Guided tours of the park and educational workshops for children, who can learn about plants while having fun, immersed in unspoilt Alpine nature.
© Rete degli Orti Botanici della Lombardia
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