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Giardino Botanico Alpinia

Viale Mottino 26 | Località Alpino, 28838, Stresa, Italy
+39 0323 927173
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Small but Lovely Views of Lake

Friendly service at small well maintained garden. Not too much blooming but very tranquil area to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia D
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Amherst, Massachusetts
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Not worth your time

We walked from the midpoint of the cable car ride, taking 15 minutes. The alpine garden is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert L
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Amherst, Massachusetts
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Non cercare qui visitatore, vegetazioni di lusso, fiori doppi, disposizioni sapienti. Questo è un Giardino di piante Alpine, minuscole, feconde, fermenti di vitalità, come offre natura. Igino Ambrosini Fondatore del Giardino Alpinia, anno 1934
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“cable car” (37 reviews)
“lake maggiore” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Viale Mottino 26 | Località Alpino, 28838, Stresa, Italy
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"minute walk"
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"lovely garden"
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"ten minutes"
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"stunning views"
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"botanical gardens"
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"belvedere"
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"paths"
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"mottarone"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly service at small well maintained garden. Not too much blooming but very tranquil area to walk around.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from the midpoint of the cable car ride, taking 15 minutes. The alpine garden is relatively small but well maintained. Only some of the flowers were in bloom and most of the flowers were the same that we have at home (northeast US)....More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The gardens were not at their best due to the time of year. However, it was a tranquil place to wander and admire the views. Tranquil that is, until someone switched on the piped rock music which came out of fake rock speakers all around...More

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marcodelsignore, Direttore at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our Botanical Garden. We are so sorry about the noise, but we were probably testing our brand new audio system.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Go by cable car it is the intermediate stop, all0w about one half hours if using the cable car including the walk from car to gardens. If going by car take care road up is quite narrow in places. Gardens are not spectacular but the...More

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marcodelsignore, Direttore at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Grazie per la sua cortese recensione!

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is by far the smallest and least spectacular garden in the area, an optional extra for the itinerary, but it does have a nice view of Lake Maggiore. There are toilets but no refreshments or shop other than a few items for sale on...More

Thank Chris N
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marcodelsignore, Direttore at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017
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Grazie per la sua recensione. Stiamo lavorando per migliorare questa preziosa struttura e fornire nuovi servizi ai visitatori.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Well worth the 4euro entry, these gardens have stunning views over Lake Maggiore. Beautiful alpine flowers and plants in quiet surroundings.

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marcodelsignore, Direttore at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017
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Grazie per la sua recensione!!!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

My wife and I found this rather disappointing. It is not very large and although it is probably really interesting to a botanist I suspect that many visitors come away feeling a little disappointed.

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marcodelsignore, Direttore at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017
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Grazie per la sua recensione. Stiamo lavorando molto per migliorare la struttura e fornire servizi migliori ai visitatori.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

After walking down from the top of Mottarone we were looking for a picnic spot and this place certainly fit the bill. The plants were a bit sparse and unaspiring but remember these are for the most alpine plants so big blossoms isn't their thing,...More

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marcodelsignore, Direttore at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017
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Grazie per la vostra recensione! Stiamo lavorando per migliorare la struttura ed offrire nuovi e migliori servizi.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had no expectations and were surprised to found a quiet place to enjoy nature and views of Lago Maggiore. Belvedere is a must. Definitely worth visiting.

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marcodelsignore, Direttore at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017
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Grazie per la vostra recensione!

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here during our cable car trip , it's around a 5 minute walk down a fairly quiet road . It was quiet when we visited mid morning . There wasn't many flowers to see , lots of plants though . Lovely views from...More

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marcodelsignore, Direttore generale at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017
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Grazie per la sua recensione. Arrivederci al Giardino Alpinia!

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