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Giardini La Mortella

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Address: Via Francesco Calise 39, 80075 Forio, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081 986220
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09:00 - 19:00
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Tue 09:00 - 19:00
Thu 09:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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La Mortella is the wonderful mediterranean and tropical garden developed by...

La Mortella is the wonderful mediterranean and tropical garden developed by Susana Walton, the argentinian wife of the British composer Sir William Walton. It is located in Forio (Ischia) and can be visited on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 7 pm, from April through late October. Guided visits in the winter months - booking by telephone required.

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Beautiful gardens

Stunning gardens, even late in the year. Watch the video in the museum - entertaining and informative, providing the context for the design of the gardens.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stunning gardens, even late in the year. Watch the video in the museum - entertaining and informative, providing the context for the design of the gardens.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

First- make sure of opening hours- it is closed several days a week,.once one enters, it is magical- wonderful plants- especially the bromeliads and succulents- The whole garden is enchanting and there are plenty of places to sit and rest. There are one or two refreshment places, but these can- inevitably - get full. Perhaps bring water on a hot... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Well worth a visit with lots of plants and trees from across the world. Stunning views across the Bay of Forio.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A great way to spend a morning, wonderful walk up through the gardens and a rewarding view best seen from the Pagoda in the Thai garden. The CS bus can be very crowded and the stop for the garden is on the side of a walled road, so pick up a bus timetable to avoid waiting there too long. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very beatiful place with unique atmosphere! In the “La Mortella” garden you can stay for hours under a shadow of high trees, looking at flowers and fruits of unusual plants. There are a lot of romantic corners where you can listen to the sounds of running water and singing of birds. It is possible to spend unforgettable minutes, enjoying the... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A must for anyone who appreciates plants, amazing views, superb landscaping. Susana Walton deserves a title in her own right although she was Lady Walton from her marriage to William Walton. The gardens are on varying levels so be prepared for steps. Unfortunately we were unable to combine a garden visit with a musical event, which would have been the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

only takes about an hour to look around but these gardens are lovely and a wonderful view over Ischia. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Giardini Martella is the most wonderful and tranquil place. Beautiful sub-tropical gardens and an amazing and incongruous tea room - most welcome when you've overdosed on the local coffee! Has to be on everyone's must see list

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Get away from the hustle of naples for the peace and beauty of this lovely garden on the island of Ischia. Catch the CD bus opposite the ferry disembarcation point and 15 minutes you will be in a haven of peace and tranquility. Amazing what beauty has been created here in just 60 years from what was a disused quarry.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I was so glad I visited Ischia and went to see La Mortella Botanic Gardens. It was probably the highlight of our Sorrento holiday. The gardens are spectacular with lovely areas to rest and admire every step of the way. It took us just under an hour by boat then went by coach to Tony's bar for a refreshing drink... More 

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