Passy Nature Reserve
Maison de la Réserve naturelle, 321 chemin des Parchets, Plaine-Joux, 74190, Passy
Throughout the year : open daily.
Facing the Mont-Blanc range, Passy Nature Reserve overlooks the Arve Valley. The reserve is a nature jewel that links Sixt Fer à Cheval Nature Reserve and Aiguilles Rouges Nature Reserve. Area: 1800 ha Altitude: 1300 to 2900 m
The Nature Reserve in Passy resumes the history of the mountains in Haute-Savoie: - Natural environment: Mineral contrasts, grasslands, heathlands, wetlands and numerous alpine species - Fauna: chamois, ibex, eagles, marmots, grouse, ptarmigan, bearded eagles. - Flora: 530 species have been identified including the St. Bruno lily, Martagon lily or Turk's cap moss campion. - Flies : hover flies, excellent indicators for scientists. Biodiversity: Clearing operations in Pormenaz to assess biodiversity.