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Parco Botanico Villa Rocca

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Address: Via Parma no 378, 16043 Chiavari, Italy

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Nice park to have a wander in

We came here to have a wander and let our two young sons explore and let off some steam. It was lovely for that - nice paths that meander around, a pond with fish and turtles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to have a wander and let our two young sons explore and let off some steam. It was lovely for that - nice paths that meander around, a pond with fish and turtles, some ok views from the top and plenty of shade from the sun. The place could do with some more upkeep, but it is... More 

Thank linc2068
Leeds, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

we were in Chiavari on a managed tour and had free time. This park land is a pleasant walk round with good views of the town.

Thank davidbI9176CB
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park which is very peaceful with stunning views over Chiavari. In some parts it needs some TLC, but nothing major. Worth a visit for only 1€

Thank Sqigglefish
Northampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The Parco Botanico Villa Rocca is beautiful to walk around, the grounds and plants are wonderful and the villa lovely, well worth a visit

Thank poochette
London, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The overriding impression is that this needs an extensive well-planned reinvigoration with lots of TLC to make it special as it probably once was. Worth a visit but don't have too high expectations. The entrance was not easy to find entry for 1 Euro means you get a bargain. Perhaps it should charge more to fund improvements and the right... More 

Thank David C
Tillicoultry, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The entrance is a little away from the sign, you need to walk up the winding path from the left. Entrance was a 1 Euro there are variety of paths around the site. It was nice and cool walking around, good shoes and be a reasonable fitness required.

Thank ochil4
Coventry, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Bit of a route march to get there although there is a lift that takes you part of the way. Wish we hadn't bothered. Obviously been very nice at some time but has been allowed to fade. Needs some serious work doing on it to make it worthwhile. Some nice plants but not really worth the effort.

Thank James186403
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The gardens are stunning and so peaceful to walk around where you can see all the different plants, most of which have the country of origin, listen to the waterfall and just escape from all your troubles

Thank BelfastBarclays
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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487 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

There is even a lift available (hiding, right at the back of the courtyard at ground level, in a passageway on the back right hand side) to get you halfway or more up to the entrance. Wonderful views from the terrace when you get out of the lift, right down to the seafront across the Square. One whole euro to... More 

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Buckinghamshire, England
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014

For just 1 euro, you can wander the paths around this beautiful villa in Chiavari amongst huge bushes of Birds of Paradise flower, a palm tree and fir tree collection, waterfalls, rockeries, shady spots to enjoy the scented gardens and views out across the historic town to the sea. Don't miss it if you have a gardener's genes.

2 Thank Sara R

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