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Casa delle Farfalle e Bosco delle Fate di Butterfly Arc

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Via Degli Scavi 21bis, 35036 Montegrotto Terme, Italy
+39 049 891 0189
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Enchanted forest

The butterflies are plentiful and colourful we learnt so much about them and the dragons. Then... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
London, United Kingdom
Not quite sure!

The butterfly displays and information boards were excellent but, from a personal point of view... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2016
Southampton, United Kingdom
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The first Italian Butterfly House, is one of the more visited attraction of the Province of Padova. The Living Butterfy exhibition is one of the first realized in the world and was opened in 1988. It includes about 1,500 square meters covered with various living exhibitions (the Eden butterfly gardens, Amazon, Indoaustralian) which include many free butterflies in their natural habitat and many other species of animals and plants from many tropical countries. In addition to this, during holidays, or by appointment for groups and schools, are active many interactive workshops and fun activities in the Fairy Wood (6000 square meters on a mythological nature trail). The Butterfly House is part of the circuit MicroMegaMondo of Butterfly Arc, which also includes the Great Exploratorium Esapolis, the Living Museum of the Province of Padua. The MicroMegaMondo of Butterfly Arc has been licensed by the Zoological Garden, issued by the Ministries of Environment, Agriculture and Health, and is engaged in conservation projects, education and scientific research and offers to young people and students, internship opportunities and traineeships. The park also offers picnic areas, ample free parking, accessibility for the disabled and an interesting themed shop. The facility is located in the center of Montegrotto Terme (one of the largest spas across Europe with a great deal curative thermal cares, playful and well-being), close to an important archaeological site from Roman times and near the Regional Park of the Euganean Hills.
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Apr 11, 2017
“Enchanted forest”
Sep 9, 2016
“Not quite sure!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via Degli Scavi 21bis, 35036 Montegrotto Terme, Italy
+39 049 891 0189

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

The butterflies are plentiful and colourful we learnt so much about them and the dragons. Then ending the visit in the fairytale garden was definitely the cherry on the top.More

1  Thank sarahbia3
enzo m, Direttore at Casa delle Farfalle e Bosco delle Fate di Butterfly Arc, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017
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We are very happy you left a positive feedback on our park, which is the result of years of passion...More

Reviewed September 9, 2016

The butterfly displays and information boards were excellent but, from a personal point of view, there was too much space given to the stories of elves, ogres etc!!

1  Thank 08PBD
Reviewed May 29, 2016

Well worth a visit if you're staying in Montegrotto. To walk amongst dozens of different butterfly species is a fantastic experience and is a delight for children.

Thank John W
Reviewed May 29, 2016

A bit overpriced at 9 euros for nothing ver special. I've been to other butterfly exhibits that are much better.

Thank LaLunaStella
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Been here last sunday with my wife and our 2 small kids (aged 3 and 6). We could not enjoy the kids labo entertainement which they do on sunday, to avoid to get back late for lunch (the labo was at 11.30), which I would...More

Thank Gianluca G
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Visit starts off with a 10-15 minute talk about butterflies and other insects, in Italian and also English. Some good display areas with pupa etc. Main area has maybe 30 different species, too many to count really. It's great to observe butterflies feeding at very...More

Thank keith_aggersberg
Reviewed August 24, 2014

We came here expecting to just see some butterflies and spend just a little time, but found a lot more and ended up spending over 2 hours here. There are a few sections with tons of very nice large butterflies of many different species flying...More

Thank igal27
Reviewed April 14, 2014

Kind a fairy tale, you are finding yourself between witches, hobnits, elfs and tales.. İt was great times for me. If you have child, you should ho there. They will be theirself in the fairytale. Butterflies are an amazing 🙏

Thank didakocaomer
Reviewed September 12, 2013

This place is not really in Padova, but in its region Montegrotto Terme, PD, Italija, that is why your gps navigation will hardly find it in Padova. That is the reason why the index is very important to enter while searching for it. Anyway all...More

3  Thank Marina O
Reviewed March 12, 2012

Good experience for younger children. Many different varieties of butterflies from several continents. They like to land on sweet-smelling children! (wear yellow or red!) Check out their website for more info.

4  Thank Nancy171717
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