Giardino Botanico di Oropa (Biella)

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Italy - Piemonte - Biella

Institution Code: Biell

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Giardino Botanico di Oropa (Biella)
via Sabadell, 1
Piemonte 13900 Italy

Telephone: +39 015 252 3058
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Fabrizio Bottelli
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1998
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 45.56929
    Longitude: 8.0551
    Annual Rainfall: 2000 mm
    Altitude: 1205.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 7000

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes