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The botanical gardens at Catania are very beautiful and tranquil. We spent around two hours or so looking through the amazing selection of cacti, trees, local sicilian plants and exotic plants found in greenhouses. All this for free. Definitely worth the visit.
This medium sized city botanical garden offers free access to several sections like the Sicilian one or cactuses. The plants are well taken care of and nicely labeled. The toilets were very clean even at closing time
We were doing Sicily on a budget and this was a lovely spot to spend some time on a very hot day in the shade.
The map is out of date and there was a little area that was being renovated but that did not...More
Catania’s Orto Botanico was a quiet and cool oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city. It is not too big that you are intimidated, but not too small either. Plants and flower beds are well-labeled. There are several fountains with...More