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Orto Botanico

Via Etnea 397, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 430901
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Nice place for walk and relaxing-best way to escape from the heat. Only minus-a lot of mosquitoes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Varna, Bulgaria
Lovely shaded, peaceful oasis

This is a great spot as you walk north on Via Etnea. Whilst not like Kew Gardens or Singapore... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stroud, United Kingdom
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Via Etnea 397, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 430901

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for walk and relaxing-best way to escape from the heat. Only minus-a lot of mosquitoes so take a spray with you.

Thank user00user
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great spot as you walk north on Via Etnea. Whilst not like Kew Gardens or Singapore Botanical garden it is nevertheless a most pleasing spot to wander around and you can get a useful plan of the site at the entrance. The...More

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free entry. A short walk up Via Etnea from the Bellini Gardens is the Catania Botanical Gardens. Not a huge area, but very well maintained and a perfect spot to sit in the shade on a hot day. Very interesting plant specimens - especially cacti...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice botanic garden with fantastic cactuses, but not only. It is worth to go there especially when it is hot, as you can find a lot of shadow there. This place is good for visitors in each age, there is no entrance fee.

Thank jamimami
Reviewed 16 June 2017

If you've made it to the Bellini Garden, it would be a shame not to walk up another five minutes to the Botanic Garden. The map on tripadvisor shows the tradesman's entrance - the main entrance is on Via Etnea but as admission is now...More

3  Thank Warringtonian
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe the best place in Catania, it is perfect for a quiet relaxing walk in the shade or even sitting down on one of the benches. The succulents are great, we spent an hour admiring all the plants and taking lots of pictures. Barely any...More

Thank dio18
Reviewed 9 June 2017

really beautiful botanical gardens a must see,well miantained locked up at night, some really beautiful flowers and a must see if you are a gardener

Thank jackiebutera01
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This beautiful place gives you some rest from heat and the lively city turmult. Beautiful selection of trees and exotic plants

Thank Anietta18
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Quick walk through, around 30-45 min, family liked it and so did I, many picture opportunities and not to far of the beaten path.

Thank Agust O
Reviewed 4 December 2016

A good way to find some peace and quiet in Catania :) A large range of trees and plants are planted and the garden is very quiet, despite being on Via Etnea. You can easily bring a picnic lunch and eat it on a bench...More

Thank P-and-J-Malta
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5 August 2016|
Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I don't see why not. It's only a small place, not a massive botanical garden.