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Beautiful sights, the guide is very nice! I strongly recommend it! You can park your car easily... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2019
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Great views and instructive guided tour

When we drove up to the park from Massa we didn't know what to expect, but what we got exceeded our... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2019
Mainz, Germany
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The Botanical Garden was established in 1966 to conserve and enhance the flora of the Apuan Alps. It belongs to Massa Municipality and it’s actually managed with “Aquilegia” Natura e Paesaggio Apuano (non-profit organization) and University of Pisa...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Via dei Colli | Pian della Fioba, 54100, Massa, Italy
+39 348 880 9255
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful sights, the guide is very nice! I strongly recommend it! You can park your car easily. The night tour is amazing.

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed August 5, 2019

When we drove up to the park from Massa we didn't know what to expect, but what we got exceeded our expectations. You can easily park your car in front of the entrance, the walk up to the small center of the park ist free,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

During a really hot weekend, me and my girlfried was looking for a fresh place where to enjoy the wonderful landscape about the Apuan alpes. The garden is really nice with really gentle guide that explain the differet stuff. Strongly suggested. Wear the properly shoes,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We drove up from the coast to this small botanical garden high in the Apulan Mountains 3 days ago. The alpine flowers were beautiful and the Uni of Pisa student volunteer was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and friendly. The views were spectacular and it was lovely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frances P
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

They decided my wife‘s trekking (!) sandals were not safe enough for a walk in the botanical garden. What a f*cking joke and a waste of time. But they let people in with footwear without proper soles because it‘s safer. Right. Just remember: leave your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Ribo89, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at L'Orto Botanico Pellegrini Ansaldi, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Rules are rules. Don't go in Apuan Alps with sandals, for your safety. Best regards.

Reviewed July 31, 2017

We found this place by mistake as we were looking for a day away from the crowds of Cinque Terre. We had a vague idea that it would be a nice hike and we would see some interesting flora but we were not expecting to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Rina L
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We met there with Daniel who is making researches there and nicely offered us a guided tour with comments on the nature surrounding us through the peak and the wonderful view on the Alpuan Alps and the marble carriers. Daniel is a talkative, nice and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Sebounet68
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Wow amazing gardens visit enhanced by the very knowledgeable guides a nice ramble to start with the option of a climb to a stunning view point not for the faint hearted. Well worth doing recommend to all

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Martin C
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We were just driving through the mountains and stumbled upon the trail to Orto Botanico delle Alpi Apuane. The views of Massa, the mountains and valleys of the Alpi Apuane were spectacular. The hike is a bit of a climb but the guide was wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank David G
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Me and my 76 year old father went to the botanical garden and saw that it has a very natural layout. Our guide was very knowledgable and friendly. From the parking spot we walked a few hundred meters on a wooden pathway to a small...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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