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March 22, 2019

The most beautiful blooms in Florence

Where to see the most beautiful flowers in the city bloom? Follow our best of the best flowery corners of Florence!

Giardino dell'iris

In this special corner of Florence you can admire more than 1500 varieties of irises from all over the world including the rare aquatic species of Japanese iris and Louisiana. The opening days are from April 25th to May 20th.
You enter from Piazzale Michelangelo with free admission.
Every day, 10 - 12.30, 15 - 19, Saturday and Sunday: 10 am-7pm

Giardino della Rose

To celebrate the first flowering nothing better than a walk in the enchanting Rose garden. Enriched with the sculptures of the artist Folon, a small Japanese corner and more than 350 varieties of roses, the oldest of which date back to 1500.
The garden is located west of Piazzale Michelangelo, and its entrance is at the top of Viale Poggi.
Open during the months of May - June from 8 to 20 and admission is free.

Giardino dei Tulipani

In Scandicci, in the park of the former Cnr a long expanse of two hundred thousand tulips with a thousand colors was born. During the flowering of the tulips visitors can walk and collect flowers. The proceeds will go to finance the design and care of the park.
Open every day from 10 to 19, the cost of admission is three euros.

Giardino Bardini

The best time to visit the Bardini Garden is at the end of April, when the wisteria bloom. The result is a vegetable tunnel of shades of violet and pink. The Villa's agricultural park is home to fruit trees, vegetable gardens and fine plant collections. The Bardini Garden can be visited with the same cumulative ticket which also includes the Boboli Gardens, the Silverware Museum, the Porcelain Museum and the Costume Gallery, costs 10 euros and is valid for one day.
The entrances are from via de'Bardi 1 red and from Costa San Giorgio 2.

Villa Gamberaia

Located in the hills of Settignano, just a few minutes drive from Florence. From the garden of the Villa Gamberaia there is an exceptional view of Florence and the Arno valley. It is furnished with lemon, mandarin and grapefruit plants placed in four large flower beds, at the center of which is a fish pond and enriched by a mixed edge of perennial plants with an extraordinary flowering of roses, azaleas and peonies.
Opening: Monday-Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm.

Giardino Orticultura

Also this year the Tuscan Society of Horticulture organizes at the Horticulture Garden the Spring Market Exhibition of plants and flowers.
Garden opening: from April 25th to May 1st inclusive from 9am to 7pm with free admission.

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