We were hoping to enjoy a nice walk round this park but it is currently closed for emergency renovations. No date given when it will reopen
We found this place by chance after leaving the church of San Marco when it closed around midday. It was a hot day and the garden, just around the corner, offered peace, quiet and shade. Originally established by the Medici to grow medicinal plants, it is now a general botanical garden, administered by the University of Florence, and a couple... More
This garden had many beautiful flowering plants and shady trees in a small area with fountain and pools and an interesting collection of palms housed inside a historic building. Possibly the only wildlife we saw in Florence - a tortoise!
This garden is very close to the San Marco Museum and church. It is a haven of tranquility, with shady places, away from the hustle and bustle of central Florence. It was originally the medicine garden for the Medici family. I was very impressed by the many different plant species: different types of trees, herbs, flowers, fruit trees, lily pond,... More
If you own or manage Giardino dei Semplici, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.Manage your listing