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Parco Botanico Villa Rocca

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Nice park to have a wander in

We came here to have a wander and let our two young sons explore and let off some steam. It was... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
linc2068
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London, United Kingdom
pieceful walk for one euro

we were in Chiavari on a managed tour and had free time. This park land is a pleasant walk round... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2016
David B
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Via Parma no 378, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

I spent a month in Chiavari and fell in love with Villa Rocca. It is a very relaxing park/garden with a nice view of the plaza/town. The park is very scenic and a great place to have a picnic!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Matthew W
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This place is a real treat to wonder round. Wonderful plant and tree specimens. Uphill walk so not for the faint hearted. I think they have a wheelchair trail. Some statues hidden an old buildings. Looks like they're starting to restore some of them as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

We came here to have a wander and let our two young sons explore and let off some steam. It was lovely for that - nice paths that meander around, a pond with fish and turtles, some ok views from the top and plenty of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank linc2068
Reviewed September 6, 2016

we were in Chiavari on a managed tour and had free time. This park land is a pleasant walk round with good views of the town.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank David B
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park which is very peaceful with stunning views over Chiavari. In some parts it needs some TLC, but nothing major. Worth a visit for only 1€

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sqigglefish
Reviewed July 21, 2016

The Parco Botanico Villa Rocca is beautiful to walk around, the grounds and plants are wonderful and the villa lovely, well worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank poochette
Reviewed June 21, 2016

The overriding impression is that this needs an extensive well-planned reinvigoration with lots of TLC to make it special as it probably once was. Worth a visit but don't have too high expectations. The entrance was not easy to find entry for 1 Euro means...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank David C
Reviewed May 23, 2016

The entrance is a little away from the sign, you need to walk up the winding path from the left. Entrance was a 1 Euro there are variety of paths around the site. It was nice and cool walking around, good shoes and be a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ochil4
Reviewed October 12, 2015

Bit of a route march to get there although there is a lift that takes you part of the way. Wish we hadn't bothered. Obviously been very nice at some time but has been allowed to fade. Needs some serious work doing on it to...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank James186403
Reviewed September 6, 2015

The gardens are stunning and so peaceful to walk around where you can see all the different plants, most of which have the country of origin, listen to the waterfall and just escape from all your troubles

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank BelfastBarclays
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