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Orto Botanico

Via Etnea 397, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 430901
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Nice Shaded Walk

Came across these gardens by chance lovely to walk around for under an hour gardens are very nicely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
If you love plants, spare 30 minutes of your time

If you are somewhere nearby (via Etnea) just take a quick glance on Botanical Garden. Entrance is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Via Etnea 397, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 430901

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across these gardens by chance lovely to walk around for under an hour gardens are very nicely kept. Free entry.

1  Thank family52
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are somewhere nearby (via Etnea) just take a quick glance on Botanical Garden. Entrance is for free, it is not a big area, but you may see some different types of palm trees and pretty impressive collection of succulents (cactuses etc.). Nice place...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a small but very nice little parc. Perfect for a little stroll and - what might shock you in Italy - it is free of charge. If you walk down via edna, you should pay it a visit.

Thank TacoBellLover
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice place for walk and relaxing-best way to escape from the heat. Only minus-a lot of mosquitoes so take a spray with you.

Thank user00user
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a great spot as you walk north on Via Etnea. Whilst not like Kew Gardens or Singapore Botanical garden it is nevertheless a most pleasing spot to wander around and you can get a useful plan of the site at the entrance. The...More

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Free entry. A short walk up Via Etnea from the Bellini Gardens is the Catania Botanical Gardens. Not a huge area, but very well maintained and a perfect spot to sit in the shade on a hot day. Very interesting plant specimens - especially cacti...More

1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice botanic garden with fantastic cactuses, but not only. It is worth to go there especially when it is hot, as you can find a lot of shadow there. This place is good for visitors in each age, there is no entrance fee.

Thank jamimami
Reviewed 16 June 2017

If you've made it to the Bellini Garden, it would be a shame not to walk up another five minutes to the Botanic Garden. The map on tripadvisor shows the tradesman's entrance - the main entrance is on Via Etnea but as admission is now...More

4  Thank Warringtonian
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe the best place in Catania, it is perfect for a quiet relaxing walk in the shade or even sitting down on one of the benches. The succulents are great, we spent an hour admiring all the plants and taking lots of pictures. Barely any...More

Thank dio18
Reviewed 8 June 2017

really beautiful botanical gardens a must see,well miantained locked up at night, some really beautiful flowers and a must see if you are a gardener

Thank jackiebutera01
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4 August 2016|
Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I don't see why not. It's only a small place, not a massive botanical garden.