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Public Gardens (Parco Duca di Cesar)

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Address: Via Bagnoli Croce | Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Better than most botanical gardens!

This garden is a must see while in Taormina! Created by Florence Trevelyan, some time in the late 1800's, it has native and exotic plants beautifully placed. But her "follies... read more

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figtree2
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Morristown, NJ
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Morristown, NJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This garden is a must see while in Taormina! Created by Florence Trevelyan, some time in the late 1800's, it has native and exotic plants beautifully placed. But her "follies", (playful buildings made of sticks, stones, etc.), are still there to be enjoyed. Don't let the huge, screeching parrots (caged) take you by surprise, as they can get pretty loud!... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice park tucked away in the heart of Taormina with great follies, flowers and views. Very interesting links historically to the English creator Florence Trevelyan.

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Thank Andy W
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The Parco Duca di Cesar is an oasis in what can be a very busy tourist city. The gardens are free, offer lots of shaded area for escaping the sun & have wonderful views over Giardini Naxos.

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Castelmola
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Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Fabulous park well worth a visit. Smells of the jasmine and roses!! Wonderful. Very relaxing quirky follies great for every age

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Nice, France
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

This parc is a wonderful adress to sit, walk, relax and watch the beauty of the seaside. You do not need to pay an entrance fee. Do not forget your camera and take some wonderful pictures.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Beautiful garden with a interesting history. We would have stayed longer but he park was closing. Well worth a visit. No entry fee.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Really fascinating gardens, so calm in there. Also the "wooden bird house" is beautiful. We walked through here most days. Lovely duck pond with loads of fish. Only one sad comment and that is the beautiful parrot that is in a biggish cage that goes into a "cave", but he is all by himself. I'm sure he would like a... More 

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Thank 74val1
Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

Definitely worth a walk through to see the views and take pictures. The trees and flowers are so colorful and the Mediterranean Sea is great backdrop.

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Buckinghamshire
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

Beautiful gardens with very quirky folly-type buildings amongst the foliage. Well worth a visit when you tire of the endless crowds in Taormina.

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Brighton
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Reviewed 20 June 2013 via mobile

We were out walking in this area every day during our weeks stay and we always walked through these gardens. Lovely spot, fantastic views and story of an eccentric toad loving English woman who created them. Make sure you stroll here, this is amazingly quiet after the mayhem of the tourist streets

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