With its variety in temperature and its subtropical climate, its mesmerizing palaces and villa, and its breathtaking landscapes, Italy is one of Europe’s top destination for tourists interested in visiting gardens. The design and landscaping of the amazing villa gardens have inspired garden designers for several centuries, and today, the Italian style is one of the most recognized garden styles in the world. In this article, you will be able to learn what are the most beautiful gardens in Italy. Let’s take a look at the list:
1. Villa Della Regina, Turin
Villa Della Regina is a part of the Savoy Villas, which are UNESCO sites of Torino. The complex of gardens and vineyards has been built by the House Savoy in the early 17th century. While in the park, you will be able to see the Pavilion of the Solinghi, a pagoda building which is used by the Academy of Solinght to meet intellectuals, and of course, flowers which are all mesmerizing and beautiful in their own way.
2. Villa Carlotta, Como Lake
The garden of Villa Carlotta is probably the most romantic and fascinating place that you will ever visit. Once there, you will be able to find different styles of gardening, as well as different types of plants. You can find the authentic sea of multi-colored azalea, a wide range of camellias in various colors, and a bamboo garden that was inspired by the traditional Japanese gardens.
3. Isola Bella, Maggiore Lake
Isola Bella can be translated to “Beautiful Island” and there is a reason it is called that. In this small island, you will be able to find the 17th-century palace of Count Vitaliano Borromeo with a series of ten terraces. The terraces are entirely covered with trees and flowers such as camellias, magnolias, oleanders, and there are several statues decorating the balconies. If you want to visit this lovely island, you will need to take a boat on to Isola Madre.
4. Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milano
This lovely villa is located in the Liberty area of Milan. It is an amazing explosion of art – the interior is filled with works by Fontana and Magritte, while the outside features a beautiful garden filled with a wide range of flowers and plants. Also, there is a swimming pool that features various flowers in it.
5. Giardini Della Venaria Reale, 30 minutes away from Turin
According to experts from reservations.com, Venaria Reale is one of the best examples of the House of Savoy. The Reggia is dedicated to Diana, the goddess of the hunt, the Moon, and nature and you will be able to see this everywhere. The garden has a specific ancient, but a modern charm. You should definitely take some time to walk around the garden and enjoy it from different points of view. You can also opt for sailing on the Great Pond on a gondola of the Reggia which is a real Venetian boat.
6. Labirinto Della Masone, Parma
Entering the Labirinto Della Masone and getting lost in the crossroads and alleyways of it has a specific charm that only this labyrinth can provide. This maze is actually the largest bamboo maze in the entire world. It is a unique and true piece of art that is still not discovered by a lot of tourists. It has a traditional star shape and it refers to the Roman labyrinths to which crossroads, traps, and blind alleys have been added – which is absent in the original mazes.
These six gardens in Italy will provide you with an otherworldly experience and if you choose to visit one or more gardens from this list, you will certainly have some amazing stories to tell, as well as some amazing picture to show.