Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, Verbania

#1 of 15 in Parks in Lake Maggiore
Garden · Nature / Park
Designed and established by Scotsman Neil McEacharn, Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto is home to more than 3,000 plant species. You'll see 300 different types of dahlias, plus azaleas, and Victorian Amazonian greenhouses. The garden's villa has been renovated into government offices that are closed to the public, but you can still admire the outer facade's Victorian artifice. The manicured lawn and fountains outside the villa are free to roam, as are the rest of the 16 hectares (40 acres) of elegant gardens. Plan your visit to Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Verbania trip itinerary planner.
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  • Beautifully landscaped gardens. There were plenty of flowers in bloom. It was very hot on the day we visited. Fortunately, there were enough places where you could sit and hide from direct sunlight...  more »
  • Pleasant and easy stroll through beautiful gardens, magnificent trees and colourful flowers. Public boat drops you at the entrance, tasty snacks at the restaurant located at the entrance. Ideal...  more »
  • Beautiful gardens full of flowers, water features and mountain views. There is plenty of shade to rest in on a hot day and vending machines half way for a cool drink. We loved relaxing in a hammock to regain some energy on a very hot day!
  • Picturesque gardens and immaculately maintained. Could do with proper cafe in the gardens itself rather than at the entrance. Only vending machines near the formal garden otherwise. Take a bottle of water in on a hot day Glad the background Vivaldi didn't persist all the way round the gardens...

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