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Palazzo e Giardini Estensi

presso Comune Varese, Varese, Italy
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Beautiful and relaxing park

Estensi's gardens are just few step from Piazza Monte Grappa. It's a beautiful park with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
Beutiful Palace in the Ugly City

We spent a few nights in Varese in August 2017. As the city is relatively ugly, maily with old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Estensi's gardens are just few step from Piazza Monte Grappa. It's a beautiful park with beautiful flowers. We were here in august, it was a hot day and it wasn't crowded. There was student around the garden reading books and few families with kids. The...More

Thank buf04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a few nights in Varese in August 2017. As the city is relatively ugly, maily with old buildings. which desperately need some good reconstruction and regular maintenance, the Palace and its gardens were a real surprise. In my opinion one of the most...More

Thank MarcelaMarine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful gardens in italy and an absolute must see when in varese. Really nice walk.

Thank delagioventu
Reviewed 14 July 2017

this is the first and largest park you need to visit in Varese. there are several trees which were planted 150+ years ago, which are as high as 20 metres and similar in width. the pallazzo is very elegant, and you can spend 30-40 minutes...More

Thank Florin_Petrescu
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Not sure what I expected but really shouldn't have been surprised after seeing how rundown the centre of Varese has become over the years since I was last here (ok - so it was in the mid 70s - but still....). The park's just up...More

1  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Located in the middle of Varese. The park is very beautiful. There are a lot of areas to just relax and there's a playground for children. You can visit the museum or play ball. Splendid place to bring your own lunch if you don't prefer...More

Thank merete k
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a quite beautiful park attached to a palazzo. Varese is in general kind of off the beaten track. But if you're there, do check this out. It's reminiscent of the Boboli Gardens in Firenze, on a smaller scale. Very friendly and welcoming. Locals...More

Thank Zakatak2
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Let's keep in mind that the attraction is free - open to the public. Let's keep in mind that the concept of a clean environment depends on social behavior (this would not be an issue in Switzerland or Sweden...). That being said, I was appalled...More

Thank Theetiquettorialist
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We made two visits to the Gardens. On the first day there was a Fiera where all kinds of farm animals were on show in pens and lots of children were enjoying themselves. The Gardens were VERY busy. The day after things were back to...More

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went there on a sunday, and had a peaceful stay walking around the place. People relaxing and meeting, and the palace and garden was grand. Excellent spot for a picnic too! Did not check out the inside of palace, but went to the museum to...More

Thank AuntMom
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