Boboli Gardens in Florence
Boboli Gardens, enchantment of nature and art
The Boboli Gardens in Florence is a historic park that is located behind the Palazzo Pitti, a 15-minute walk from our hotel in Florence. It is one of the most important examples of an Italian garden in the world, a veritable open-air museum due to its setting, the collection of ancient Roman and Renaissance sculptures, grottoes and large fountains, with steep slopes, its triangular shape and the characteristic Fountain of Neptune.
Covering an area of about 45,000 square meters, it was first owned by the Medici, and later by the Lorraine and Savoy, and its has undergone numerous extensions and conversions over the centuries.
The Boboli Gardens and its wonders
The Garden is part of the "Great Italian Gardens", a collection of the most beautiful gardens to visit in Italy.
Statues, clearings, patios, paths and walled gardens create a scene with a strong suggestive impact. From the amphitheatre to the garden of the Knight, the Ganymede lawn area of the Kaffeehaus, Jupiter's Garden and Buontalenti's Grotto: all symbols of the city's elegant, creating an atmosphere of unspoilt beauty.
Open Monday to Sunday from 8.15 am. The closing time varies according to the seasons.
Ticket: € 7.00