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Isole di Brissago

Isole di Brissago | Canton Ticino, Brissago, Switzerland
+41 91 791 43 61
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A botanic garden on an island

It is quite fun having to get to a botanic garden by boat but being an island means one can easily... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Veni_bibi_edi
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Romantic paradiso

What a dream, what a discovery ! A Treasure Island where flowers, trees, butterflies, birds, scents... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
luxfiat62
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“boat ride” (3 reviews)
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Isole di Brissago | Canton Ticino, Brissago, Switzerland
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Isole di Brissago | Canton Ticino, Brissago, Switzerland
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

It is quite fun having to get to a botanic garden by boat but being an island means one can easily see where one has already walked and what there is left to see. Different areas show plants from different parts of the world and...More

Thank Veni_bibi_edi
Reviewed 14 August 2016

What a dream, what a discovery ! A Treasure Island where flowers, trees, butterflies, birds, scents and colours will surround you. You can even relay on a tiny beach, dream on a bench, drink on a fantastic patio overlooking the lake or even spend a...More

Thank luxfiat62
Reviewed 1 August 2016

On a hot day, the perfect point for relaxation. There is a wide variety of tropical and subtropical plants, including giant trees and landscaped gardens. Is ample space for relaxation and it is possible to swim in the lake.

Thank SBNLUK
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Isole di Bressago -a place which belonged to the baroness Antoinette St Leger who liked gardening and handsome men.A lot of artists came to this island and she created a botanical garden with plants from all over the world.

Thank Anja K
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Take the boat from Ascona. Approx 20 minutes. 40 francs for two adults return. You can stay for as long as you like. Returns every half hour up until around 6pm. The island is very serene. Restaurant with stunning views. Two large beers were 16...More

Thank RoxyBaron
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The gardens are lovely, but best enjoyed in peace and tranquility. We got the 09:25 ferry from Ascona, and it was quite noticeable when the 09:50 arrived and disgorged its passengers.

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Ticino offers a micro-climate where palm and banana trees grow. The many botanical gardens in the area offer visitors the splendor of blooms and flora from around the world. The Isole di Brissago are only 10 minutes away by boat from Brissago. Unfortunately, many of...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Taking a ship for 10 min from Ascona to the island for 51 CHF (2 adults and 2 children). We paid 8 CHF for the island entry ticket. Kids were happy. They found 13 meeting points for the finding treasure's game. We enjoyed the scenery...More

Thank Gaganawati
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Isola di Brissago is a wonderful island on the lago maggiore. We got there on boat from Ascona. We walked around the island following the treasure map with the kids and the baby (no problem with the pushchair). The flowers and landscapes are really amazing....More

Thank Austinpez
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The island is very well kept and offers a wide range of flowers and plants from all over the world to enjoy. We loved it!! There is a treasure hunt game for kids and families that make it even more interesting for them. Bellissima Isola!...More

Thank Giovanna V
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JenSBristol
14 June 2017|
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Response from RobfromWL | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a small entry fee. I don't recall the amount, so it must not have been a stunner. Maybe in the range of 10-15 Swiss francs??
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IraAlex
16 August 2015|
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Response from Annette S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we found the staff very welcoming on our visits. Maybe give them a call (+41 91 791 43 61) and ask if you could leave your suitcase at the entrance office, or even at the restaurant/hotel. ...and it would be the perfect... More
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