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Giardini Ravino

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Address: Via Provinciale Panza 140b | Fermata Via Bocca, 80075 Forio, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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+39 081 997783
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Wed 09:00 - 19:00
Fri - Mon 09:00 - 19:00

This year, among the highlights of new openings in Ischia, we recommend an...

This year, among the highlights of new openings in Ischia, we recommend an original garden worth visiting. Open only a few days a week, the garden offers a fascinating walk through a variety of exotic and local vegetation. On display, among water streams, is an impressive collection of cacti and other plants that look like natural sculptures - a collection gathered over 30 years which is a must see for any any garden fan.

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If You on vacations in Forio - its MUST!!! And try Cactus drink

The original collection of succulents, which continued to expand, have been joined by other exotic plants, as palms, cicadee, blizzard, musacee; broad representation of typical... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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405 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited the garden as part of a day trip from ischia Porto. Site easy to find. Nice to see so many different cacti but not spectacular.

1 Thank Steve_Grant1
St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The original collection of succulents, which continued to expand, have been joined by other exotic plants, as palms, cicadee, blizzard, musacee; broad representation of typical Mediterranean flora, including spontaneous autochthonous, the aromatic and medicinal, tens of citrus trees and other fruit trees; ornamental blooms; aquatic plants; bonsai !!! In Cafe - you MUST try Cactus coctail!

Thank Nekto_I_Nikto
Kent, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This venue is a must visit for anyone, not just garden enthusiasts. I have to agree with their marketing - it is one of the largest collections in Europe (perhaps the world) of succulents and cacti of rare and precious botanical specimens. The whole layout of the gardens is superb with paths meandering through so many plants and at every... More 

Thank Lesley P
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

These are lovely gardens with a huge range of cacti and succulents arranged very beautifully. There are nice places to sit along the way and appreciate the gardens. There are also wild peacocks roaming around. It is not a shady garden, but there are spots along the paths to find cover, and the gallery is also nice. There is accommodation... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

A beautiful cactus garden which itself is a tourist attraction, but you can also have a very pleasant lunch, dinner on selected days, and you can even stay in the apartments which are located higher up in the property. A very special place, offering a place to relax, have a drink and enjoy the sunset. An added bonus, If you... More 

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Rome, Italy
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Giardini Ravino are a botanical Treasure. They have 800 succulent plants collected from all around the world by the owner, a former ship captain. If you are tired of the crowded beaches, want a break from the busy streets, giardini ravino are ideal. you can wander around the trails, enjoy the succulent plants collected by the captain as well as... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

If you like cacti and succulents you are going to be in heaven. Stunning garden and looks so mature although only been open for about 8 years. The planting is imaginative and would be appealing to even those who do not like cacti so don't dismiss as not your thing. Look out for the huge grey rabbits and you cannot... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

One of the most special places in the world, a haven, and very inspirational. Beautiful plants and flowers, Cacti as sculpture in a quiet peaceful setting. The cafe is excellent and a great place to sit and eat, and to drink in all the beauty surrounding you. Lots if hidden delights and stories. An art gallery as well.

1 Thank Summrs
st john
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I love this garden's cafe. The coffee is great with home made cakes and a peacock that strolls around and occasionally puts on a show. It's like a key to a secret garden. Lots of time put into the hidden little details all around.

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

I am a cactus lover, but everyone has something to see... Loved the peacock - really spectacular! The alleys are well designed, you can see from every angle the most interesting species - and they are a lot! I am thinking to spend sometimes 2-3 days in the hotel above, the atmosphere is very peaceful.

1 Thank Tiberiu D

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