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Giardini Botanici Hanbury

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Address: Corso Montecarlo, 43 | La Mortola, 18039 Ventimiglia, Italy
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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a door to heaven !!!

this is one of the most extraordinary & beautiful place in the world !!! this garden is just magic, amazing ... do not hesitate the visit is worth the ticket, you will never... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2017

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287 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of the guidebooks make out this is in Ventimiglia - it isn't it's almost in France! We gave up in the end but it's 5km out of town and not well signposted at all!

1 Thank Jen_Andy_Lawson
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017

this is one of the most extraordinary & beautiful place in the world !!! this garden is just magic, amazing ... do not hesitate the visit is worth the ticket, you will never regret and forget i've been there dozens of time with friends, familly, and even alone...such a great moment full of peace and hapiness in the midle of... More 

Thank Frago06
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86 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We visited this garden and the Val Rahmeh Botanical Garden in Menton. I'm afraid the Hanbury Garden came a poor second. The University of Genoa are clearly spending a considerable effort in recovering the gardens after a long period of neglect, but there remains much to do. Given the unique location of the Hanbury Gardens, it was disappointing that more... More 

Thank Hiraethog
Keswick, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

These gardens are absolutely amazing. I visited them near the end of October & although there wasn't a lot of flowers out it was still visually stunning. There's plenty of information boards throughout. There's a section of it specifically for the visually impaired & that is well worth a visit. The aroma along those paths was exquisite. It is suggest... More 

1 Thank ladybythelake2035
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

If you have a car good luck with parking. Having been told by the tourist office in Menton you could not get there by bus we went to Ventimiglia by train and then local bus. Buy tickets in the small shop at the train station. However the timetable from mid Sept to mid June is a bit eccentric. If you... More 

Thank Killeboy
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We visited the gardens on a very hot day in September (30C or so) and were very glad of its shady spots. This is a stunningly beautiful gardens even though it is probably not at its best a this time of year. But the passion flowers and the hibiscus were in blossom. The trees and cactuses are fascinating and the... More 

Thank RevdIain
Breil-sur-roya, France
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87 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Almost 18euros to visit this botanic garden. The place is nice, well maintained but we find it too much expensive for what it is. Only a small bar at the very bottom of the garden, no real explanation during the visit.

Thank ChrisDav
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This was my second visit and I have to say that it was looking a little neglected this year. Still worth a visit as it's absolutely beautiful. I spotted my first wild tortoise, too!

Thank Daveyt32
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

On a very hot dsy in July with the crickets at full volume these gardens felt very exotic indeed. We hadnt intended to go as far as the sea but suddenly found ourselves there. These gardens must be stunning in the springtime and the long walk back up the steep slope less tiring. Well worth the effort. Be aware there... More 

Thank Kay J
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587 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Hanbury Botanic Gardens is approached on the SS1 road out of Ventimiglia going towards the French border. The first problem you face is parking because there isn't much apart from some spaces just outside the entrance. Apart from that, you'll end up with the car perched half-way up on the pavement, hoping that some truck won't side-swipe you as... More 

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