Botanical garden

Strada Farini - 90 - Parma - PR - 43121
Phone: +39 0521033433 Fax: +39 0521347011
Hours:

Open on Tuesday and Thurdsay from 9.00am to 1.00pm and from 3.00pm to 6.00pm. Closed on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the week of 15 August. To book for groups and schools please send an email.

Prices:

free entrance

Description:

the Botanical Garden, created in 1768 with scientific aims by G.B. Guatteri, was later directed by famous scientists who transformed it into an experimental, ecological landscape garden.

Based on a design by Petitot, but finished only in the year 1793, it now boasts centuries old trees and exotic plants in greenhouses.

The garden also plays host to wonderful examples of botanical species, for instance the Ginkgo biloba planted in 1795 and a remarkable collection of Erbario togheter with an important scientific library.

How to get there:

the Botanical Garden is located in the historical centre, 10 minutes walk from Piazza Garibaldi. Bus n° 9 or 15.

Last update:
20/01/2018