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Villa Taranto

Via Vittorio Veneto 111, 28922, Verbania, Italy
+39 0323 556667
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Amazing garden

This an absolutely stunning garden, albeit a large one. I visited in September when the dahlias... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Botanical Garden

A beautiful garden arranged over a large area. The garden is set on a hillside overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David B
Deal, United Kingdom
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Northern Italy, Lake area bordering Switzerland.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Via Vittorio Veneto 111, 28922, Verbania, Italy
+39 0323 556667
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Reviewed yesterday

This an absolutely stunning garden, albeit a large one. I visited in September when the dahlias were at their very best. There is such an array of them, that they alone would be enough to make this a great visit. The backdrop of the mountains...More

Thank Grainne222
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful garden arranged over a large area. The garden is set on a hillside overlooking the lake. What you can see depends on the time of year. When we were there we saw a great display of dahlias.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Traveled by ferry to Villa Taranto from Baveno. The gardens took about an hour and half to leisurely walk round. They where well maintained and beautiful, well worth the entry fee. I would imagine in the summer they would be outstanding, though they do plant...More

Thank Veronica Lynne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These gardens are just a single stop away on the ferry from Pallanza. Established 1931-1940 by Scotsman Neil McEacharn. He chose the name "Villa Taranto" in honour of his ancestor named Duke of Taranto by Napoleon. The gardens are run by a non-profit organisation, with...More

Thank robinjn1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you visit this beautiful garden. You will spend 2 hours minimum admiring the beauty of nature her with mountain views as well.

Thank atlam10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing botanical garden, everything is very beautiful and the view is stunning. Beautiful rare flowers and trees, very well kept. You can even bring your dog kept on a leash which we very much appreciated. We came here by boat from Stresa and the...More

Thank FranceSuedeSuisse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not faraway from Pallanza, on the road to Intra, we will find one of the splendidest botanic gardens of Europe; from march to october a splendour of flowers awaits you and enjoy your heart; your eyes are animated by the attractive splendour and richness of...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent half a day walking through this stunning botanical garden, admiring the views and the beauty of plants and flowers. There is a big free parking just near the main entrance. Make sure to bring enough water with you as there are only two...More

Thank Sheinman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its nothing special. Could be better. Moreover, there is some people specialised for some architecture of the gardens, why dont call them? Booked 2 tickets online, the sistem told me i bought them for 2000 euro, instead of 20. Moreover, i had to print the...More

Thank Walter D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a very hot afternoon , there isn't alot of shade .The gardens have there own car park . Lots of Lovely flowers , trees , ponds . Lots of walking involved some up hills although the pathways are good. We had...More

Thank karentia
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Daniela G
1 June 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Limited parking, boat is a good option, we took an electric scooter, it will take some time with a manual wheelchair, some slopes are steep but plenty to see on level.
Jenny G
15 May 2016|
Response from n1ckyn00k |
Hi Jenny, this garden is vast and a lot of it involves steps and sloping paths ascending and descending well over 50m in hight across two thirds of the garden, there is a wheelchair route around the level section... More