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Giardino Esotico Pallanca

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Gorgeous Gardens

We really enjoyed our visit yesterday. There is a pamphlet to guide you round and we found that... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
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Knowing better cactus species

Interesting visit to plants very difficult to grow in Italy. But in this special part of Italy they... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
20 Feb 2018
“Gorgeous Gardens”
6 Jan 2017
“Knowing better cactus species”
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Via Madonna della Ruota 1, 18012 Bordighera, Italy
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit yesterday. There is a pamphlet to guide you round and we found that helpful. There are cacti from all around the world and even though we know very little about cacti we were entranced by the variety and beautiful colours...More

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Gio Batta P, Direttore at Giardino Esotico Pallanca, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank You Very Much!

Reviewed 7 January 2017

Interesting visit to plants very difficult to grow in Italy. But in this special part of Italy they grow and thrive without problems.

3  Thank VALENTINAR2535
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This garden is jam-packed with succulents and cactuses. If you are not interested in these, the views from here are good. Our party enjoyed the cactuses too and we ranged from 8 to 80! It is quite a scramble to visit all parts of it...More

1  Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 17 May 2015

The first time I visited this garden was some three years ago, in August. In a blazing heat, as this garden faces south, which is ideal for the cacti and succulents, of which there is indeed an amazing amount. Now we visited in May, not...More

2  Thank Rubenski
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The garden is on a steep slope so you need to go slowly or be fit to get to the top. The cost is six euros with no concessions except perhaps to groups and I didn't think it was worth it. The exception would be...More

1  Thank Clare A
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Bordighera is a beautiful sea resort, well known in the past by the English and Russian noblemen and royals(Queen Victoria used to spend her time here and Queen Regina Margherita of Savoy(Italy's last queen) and Monet used to paint in town too. Bordighera offers the...More

Thank Pantarei4ever
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Terraced organic garden full of exotic plants and especially cacti and succulents. Privately run by passionate people. So much for the experienced botanist and entomologist to see as well as a good trip out for the keen gardener.

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