The Viote Alpine Botanical Garden is a regional headquarter of MUSE, the Museum of Science of Trento.
One of the oldest and largest gardens in the Alps, with a collection that boasts around 2,000 species of high-altitude plants, many of them at risk of extinction.
At an altitude of 1,500 metres, this site is more of an outdoor museum than a garden. It is home to thousands of Alpine species, including medicinal and extremely rare plants, many of them nearing extinction and all with the eye-catching beauty typical of the mountains.
The Alpine Botanical Garden, nestled in the valley of Viote del Monte Bondone, is one of the Science Museum’s territorial outposts. It is a living capsule of biodiversity and an unmissable attraction for anyone with a passion for botany. In fact, the botanical garden is one of the oldest and largest in the Alps, boasting a collection of around 2,000 plant species within its ten hectares: a priceless treasure, scattered across stony flowerbeds, lakes, bogs, wildflower meadows and woods.
The Garden is located at Viote of Monte Bondone at 1540m above sea level, near Trento.
From Riva del Garda
Take the SS 45 road bis Gardesana western direction Trento, SP 84 Cavedine valley and then follow signs for direction Monte Bondone.