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Botanicus – Nature, plants and wellness festival

Botanicus welcomes nature and local produce enthusiasts on the 21st and 22nd of May

For this new edition, which is part of the Fête de la Nature, come and discover a craft and local market in Village d'En-Haut in Charmey. Take a walk around the market, following a floral trail proposed by the exhibitors. You will be able to discover their creations through specific plants.

Throughout the weekend, many workshops will be held, such as Lacto-fermentation, paper making or the creation of seed bombs!

You can also dive into the heart of nature during guided walks on the theme of healing plants, as well as during a foraging walk.

Market

From 10 am to 5 pm during the whole weekend, come and discover the craftsmen during a market in the Village d'En-Haut.

Workshops

  • Paper making: During this workshop, you will be able to dive into the world of artisanal paper making. Supervised by a craftswoman, you can try your hand at this practice.
    • Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm
    • CHF 5/person, no registration required
    • Location: Village d'En-Haut
  • Creation of seed bombs: Who has never dreamt of seeing plants sprout and bloom everywhere? Take advantage of Botanicus to create your own seed bombs and spread a bit of nature around every corner.
    • Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
    • Free, no registration required
    • Location: Village d'En-Haut
  • Lacto-fermentation workshop: In this workshop you will have the opportunity to discover this method of preserving vegetables in jars. Through this process, the vegetables contain properties that are beneficial to the human body, especially to digestion. You will also be able to put into practice the information presented during the workshop and you will leave with a jar of lacto-fermented vegetables.
    • Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 3.30 pm
    • CHF 40/person, online registration recommended
    • Location: The meeting point is at the information stand in the Village d'En-Haut.

Guided walks

  • "Ces plantes qui nous soignent":
    • Saturday and Sunday from 2.15 pm to 4.15 pm
    • CHF 20.00/person Registration recommended (info@musee-charmey.ch)
    • Departure: Charmey Museum
  • Hiking and picking :
    • Sunday: First departure at 1.30 pm and second departure at 3 pm
    • Free, registration required (charmey@la-gruyere.ch) SOLD OUT
    • Departure : Information stand, Village d'En-Haut

From 21 to 22 May 2022

Saturday10:00 - 17:00

Sunday10:00 - 17:00

Information

Botanicus
Office du Tourisme
Les Charrières 3
1637 Charmey

Registration for the workshops and walks can be done :

  • On this page, for the workshop on lacto-fermentation
  • At the Musée de Charmey for the walk "Ces plantes qui nous soignent" (info@musee-charmey.ch)
  • At the Charmey Tourist Office for the walking tour (charmey@la-gruyere.ch) FULL

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Dates and timetable

From 21 to 22 May 2022

Saturday10:00 - 17:00

Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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