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Peaceful break from bustle of Arco

At the bottom of one of the trails from the castle, the Parco Arciducale is a tranquil place to see... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Ben L
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Nice greenful rest in Arco when cycling around, free of charge

I recommend ti visit this green gem in Arco. Lake with turtles, bamboo "forest" or Palm micro... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
VlastimilB19
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21 Aug 2018
“Peaceful break from bustle of Arco”
7 Aug 2018
“Nice greenful rest in Arco when cycling around, free of charge”
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The Arboretum of Arco is a strip of the archducal park created in 1872 by Archduke Alberto of Habsburg, Emperor Francesco Giuseppe’s cousin, near the archducal villa, when Arco was the winter residence of the Imperial Austrian Court. The Arboreto...more
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

At the bottom of one of the trails from the castle, the Parco Arciducale is a tranquil place to see various unusual trees or watch turtles sunbathing. The turtles are very tame, happy for people to get close as they seem as interested in us...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I recommend ti visit this green gem in Arco. Lake with turtles, bamboo "forest" or Palm micro forest are just awesome. I saw a avocado tree here for a first time.

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This was lovely, the park is so pretty and seeing the turtles was amazing. Everyone really enjoyed themselves. Great for any age. You don’t see anything like this is England. Would definitely recommend !!

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful small park with small turtle pond. Quiet place with many benches to rest and enjoy the tranquility. A little hidden on the way to mountain. Free entry. Worth to take a look.

1  Thank Seoulmate-2
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely quiet and shady garden/park. Plenty of seating and great pond area with fish and turtles which the kids enjoyed.

1  Thank Mummy2Bea
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It is a small arboretum but a nice place to visit on your way to the Castle or back, if you need a break. You can relax, enjoy the natural shade and get away from the summer heat. There is no entrance fee.

2  Thank math-ey-ha
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is effectively a small free park. There is not a lot here but it is worth a look if you have free time to kill. They have put a lot of effort into naming plants and trees.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

The arboretum isn't so big, but it's very well maintained and is a great place to shelter from both heat and rain!! You also get a great view over the town. Some really cool tropical trees and great for kids to run around and hide

1  Thank arundec77
Reviewed 2 September 2015

the arboretum is a lovely place to go and relax after the walk to the castillo. it is beautifully kept and very interesting. a peaceful place to relax and enjoy.

Thank freddieireland
Reviewed 26 July 2014

The arboretum today is what is left of a much larger park area that surrounded the villa of an Austrian Archduke in 1872. Some of the older trees are particularly interesting, especially a few conifers from North America (Calocedrus Decurrens, Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana, Sequoia Sempervirens) and...More

4  Thank LUC T
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