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Villa Taranto

Via Vittorio Veneto 111, 28922, Verbania, Italy
+39 0323 556667
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Magnificent garden

We spent half a day walking through this stunning botanical garden, admiring the views and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sheinman
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Its a park

Its nothing special. Could be better. Moreover, there is some people specialised for some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Walter D
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Brissago, Switzerland
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Northern Italy, Lake area bordering Switzerland.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Via Vittorio Veneto 111, 28922, Verbania, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent half a day walking through this stunning botanical garden, admiring the views and the beauty of plants and flowers. There is a big free parking just near the main entrance. Make sure to bring enough water with you as there are only two...More

Thank Sheinman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its nothing special. Could be better. Moreover, there is some people specialised for some architecture of the gardens, why dont call them? Booked 2 tickets online, the sistem told me i bought them for 2000 euro, instead of 20. Moreover, i had to print the...More

Thank Walter D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here on a very hot afternoon , there isn't alot of shade .The gardens have there own car park . Lots of Lovely flowers , trees , ponds . Lots of walking involved some up hills although the pathways are good. We had...More

Thank karentia
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here whilst staying in Stresa. The gardens are stunning, very tranquil with classical music playing quietly in the background which really adds to the ambience of the place. We took the ferry from Stresa to the gardens which takes a while but is quite...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually I’m not a fan of visiting Gardens but these gardens are an exception. There are no words that can describe how beautiful these gardens are. We arrived in late October and the person who took our tickets at the entrance said that we were...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really wanted to visit in August / September to see the dahlia display. It didn't disappoint... it was fantastic. So many varieties of all different shapes and sizes. Coming from Australia it was also a welcome surprise to see and smell a eucalyptus tree....More

Thank BubG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Villa Taranto botanical gardens right opposite of Stresa and the islands from where it is easily accessible by boat. The gardens are fantastic. There is a map and the sense of the visit to the main attractions is easily found. We especially...More

Thank TightLoops
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to by boat - has it's own stop. Map is helpful to get around. Nice café by the main pond and good views of the lake. Easy to spend a couple of hours here.

Thank MixMasterMoll
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place on the Lake Maggiore. A must-visit spot. One could stroll around all day long and enjoy the magnificent gardens, while the stunning views over the Lake are the "cherry on top"

Thank ViatoremRF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Originally a private villa, now an open garden (an entry fee applies). The garden is a mixture of formal and informal. Take your time and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Old_Gypsies
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Daniela G
2 June 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Limited parking, boat is a good option, we took an electric scooter, it will take some time with a manual wheelchair, some slopes are steep but plenty to see on level.
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Jenny G
15 May 2016|
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Response from n1ckyn00k |
Hi Jenny, this garden is vast and a lot of it involves steps and sloping paths ascending and descending well over 50m in hight across two thirds of the garden, there is a wheelchair route around the level section... More
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