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Interesting place of a crazy clown.

Unfortunately not enough money for Restauration. But they have ideas for getting it. Visit the... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
Juergen J
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Beautiful outside, boring inside.

We were amazed when we saw this Villa with its garden. It was beautiful and surely worth seing. We... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Magdalena S
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Jun 14, 2018
“Interesting place of a crazy clown.”
Sep 27, 2018
“Need Transport to this Villa”
Acquired by the Province of Imperia in 2002, the villa has been open for the first time to the public on January 17, 2010. The complete recovery of the noble plans, in full respect of their original features, it again revealed the splendor and...more
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Via Fanny Roncati Carli, 18100, Imperia, Italy
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

The advertisement promoting the “Park of Villa Grock” were quite impressive. However, the first issue we experienced is that there is no car parking at the site and nowhere along the road leading to the villa. If you want to visit it, you are best...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce W
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Unsucessful trip to the place. Couldn’t find a parking place to park the car and visit. It is open once a week, no signs on the road that tell you when you are there... it is a pity

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pboulos
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We were amazed when we saw this Villa with its garden. It was beautiful and surely worth seing. We decided to go inside Villa. It cost 18euro for 3 adults and 1 kid. And there was nothing interesting in there. Clown show in italian (despite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Magdalena S
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Like Gaudi, Grock had an incredible imagination and every inch of his villa unveils particular elements...all to be discovered. Step into fairyland and imagine his parties with coloured lights, boats in the pond, music, acrobats. Enjoy the garden, superb views, and exciting museum. In summer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank yana53
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately not enough money for Restauration. But they have ideas for getting it. Visit the place during a conference.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Juergen J
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We walked up a lot of steep paths and stairs to get there but well worth it! Lovely quirky building well restored, with grounds needing more work. Had to wait to get in so got discount on tickets, interesting building with film about Grock which...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Chan4163
Reviewed June 27, 2016

is an old renovate Villa of the great Clawn Grock , very Impressive ! especially a big garden with many species of plants. In this placeoften inthe summer are Musical Concert

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Giuseppe F
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Villa Grock is set in a beautiful secluded little spot on the hills behind Oneglia, with a wonderful view across the bay. The house itself is fascinating; as eccentric and interesting as Adrien Wettach’s history and life there. Now recently restored, it spent several years...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank Piccolino
Reviewed September 24, 2014

we have tried to visit villa Grock as we have read quite a few articles about it, but our visit was unsuccessful, as it was closed and completely abandoned. It looked so destroyed. And the roads are so tine that it is impossible to drive...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank dzhuta_t
Reviewed September 21, 2014

This full restored, whimsical villa has been opened as a state of the art museum dedicated to the Art of the Clown. A perfect, kid friendly, interactive museum. A must!

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Brenda1003
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