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A great place to get some shade from the sun

This is a small botanic garden with some interesting plants (personally I thought the Plumeria were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RatcliffeFamily2016
Cool Respite from tight confines of the city

If you are walking around the wall of Lucca you will pass the Botanical garden. If you have time... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
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Via del Giardino Botanico 14, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a small botanic garden with some interesting plants (personally I thought the Plumeria were the best) although it can be seen in a short amount of time. We spent time there getting shade from the sun as it was hot in the city...More

Thank RatcliffeFamily2016
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I never go to Lucca without a pilgrimage to this smallish but delightful botanical garden. And don't miss the friendly terrapins in the pond at the far end

1  Thank megsboy
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Bring bug spray in the summer. Whew there are a lot of mosquitoes. And I suggest walking the wall to get there, because the walk along the street in town is hot. Also, the entrance to the garden is not where Google Maps takes you,...More

3  Thank Maegan M
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Paid 4 euros per person for seeing a horribly maintained garden. Greenhouses are used for storage. Bathroom “facilities” are a joke. Do not visit this place. Instead enjoy the fantastic views from the wall.

Thank DutchKevin
Reviewed June 24, 2018

If you are walking around the wall of Lucca you will pass the Botanical garden. If you have time your will see many species of trees and succulents. If you enjoy gardens this is an interesting place. It is also a shady and park=like counterpoint...More

Thank Givin'er
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We also visited the Orto Botanico in Pisa and the Boboli in Florence and this one is the best by far - plenty to see, not dried up, and good labels on the specimen trees

Thank Beatrice H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The gardens are lovely, peaceful and tranquil setting. We took a picnic which we enjoyed while enjoying the surroundings. 3 Euro entry. Maybe a little restaurant or refreshment area would be an added advantage. Lovely would certainly recommend.

Thank Nonna612
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

total waste of money. Overgrown and completely neglected. few herbs sprouting in pots but most everything else derelict. Even the grass at the front entrance hasn't beem mown in many many weeks. Spent your money and time elsewhere.

1  Thank dazlyncaitloch
Reviewed November 6, 2017

At least in mid October. A little color on the leaves, but mostly evergreens, dead fruits and vegetables and things past their prime.

Thank Tara R
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We visited in Autumn which was wonderful. The colours reflected in the pond were spectacular. Interesting greenhouses with an ariel walkway. Turtles in the pond. All beautiful. You cab even walk "under " the walls. Plenty of seats to rest. An easy walk from the...More

1  Thank maizedaisy
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Non lo so. I don't know. I've never seen any dogs.
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Sorry, I can't remember offhand!! The website should have the info.
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