Discover the arboretum on a self-guided tour

Historical heritage, plant heritage, enjoy the arboretum of the castle of Neuvic d'Ussel where you will discover the problems posed by climate change on this bi-centenary place

©Béatrix d'Ussel

Historical heritage, plant heritage, enjoy the arboretum of the castle of Neuvic d'Ussel where you will discover the problems posed by climate change on this bi-centenary site

About the venue

10 place de la mairie, 19160 Neuvic
  • Espace naturel, parc, jardin
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  • Jardin remarquable
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  • Monument historique
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  • Château, hôtel urbain, palais, manoir

Granite house of the beginning of the XIXth century, with addition of a tower neo-troubadour of the beginning of the XXth century decorated with a park. Conceived(Designed) from 1820 as a "agricultural and environmental park" like the parks of the count de Choulot, his(her,its) originality domiciles(resides) between others in his(her,its) totally urban environment, located at the heart of the market town of Neuvic. Of a 6,25 hectare surface, its attractivité comes from its very undulating relief which allows to discover during 2,5 km of paths of landscapes, very various points of view and prospects(perspectives). Numerous indigenous remarkable trees and 200-year-old Americans about are also one of attractions of the site. More recently very numerous Asiatic vegetables were introduced, carrying to 350 the number of sorts(species) or varieties. The presence of a room(part,play) of water livened up(led) by animals, fishes, ducks, tortoise, swan, lined with shrubs and with many enduring plants give a very particular(special) charm to this part(party) of the park. Rehabilitated by 2007 untill today, factories and vegetated arrangements(developments) allow to the visitors to make new discoveries throughout the route(course) up to the neo-Romance chapel and to the garden closed by priest of 350m2.

Access: A89 taken(brought) out 23, to follow panels(signs) Neuvic Entrée: avenue of Chestnut trees Parking lot nearby

Arboretum du château de Neuvic d'Ussel ©Anne CHOPIN