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Grandi Giardini Italiani Srl

c/o Villa Erba
Largo Luchino Visconti, 4
22012 Cernobbio (COMO)
Italy

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Grandi Giardini Italiani Srl

Villa Erba - Cernobbio, Como - Italy

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P.I. 01151590112
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Opening hours
Season 2021
From the end of March to November 1st
(check the calendar or the website for the opening times)

ADVICE
The Gardens will open on Sundays of September with guided tours on 10:30 AM and 12:30 AM

Events
Flower show ''Primavera alla Landriana'': 28-29-30 May 2021
Flower show ''Autunno alla Landriana'', 8-9-10 October 2021

Entrance
Adults: € 10.00
Children (up to 12 years): free

On the occasion of events, prices may vary
For the prices of the tickets for groups and schools please check the website

Contacts
Via Campo di Carne, 51
00040 Tor S. Lorenzo-Ardea (Roma)

M. +39 333 2266855

www.landriana.com

Lazio

Giardini della Landriana

Tor S. Lorenzo-Ardea, Rome

Giardino botanico
Bar/Restaurant
Family friendly
Parking
Partially wheelchair accessible
Pet Friendly
In the Name of the Rose

© Grandi Giardini Italiani

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© Dario Fusaro

© Dario Fusaro

How to reach

By car
Pontine S.S. 148 exit Via Riserva Nuova (Aprilia 2 Shopping Centre). Take Via Riserva Nuova up to the end of the street and then turn on the right in Via Cogna and go straight to Via Campo di Carne no. 51. On the right, after the nurseries, you arrive at the Landriana Gardens.

On the train
From Roma-Termini Rail Station take the regional trains for Nettuno, train stop Campo di Carne (about 40 minutes). Once at the train station of Campo di Carne, take the shuttle bus, direction Tor San Lorenzo, and ask for stopping in front of Landriana Gardens.
For the return wait the shuttle bus at Via Campo di Carne, in front of the entrance of the Gardens. On Sunday there isn't shuttle service and the trains are less frequent than in the week.

History

Landriana is a romantic site full of fascinating surprises along the Latium coast forty kilometres south of Rome. It covers over ten hectares within a vast estate, bought at the end of the 1950s by the family who still own it. The gardens, designed by Russell Page, were extended and modified with new collections of plants, including heathers, hydrangeas, old roses and camellias, to satisfy the passionate botanical curiosity and aesthetic sense of its creator, Lavinia Taverna.

The garden is divided into thirty ''rooms''. Roses flourish in the valley of old roses, where they grow in beds bordered by lavender, thyme and carnations, in an avenue of Rosa mutabilis, in another of “Bonica” roses and on the walls of an old farm building covered in Rosa banksiae. The pastel colours, the evanescence of the white avenue and the silver of the olive garden, the tone on tone of the flowers in the blue field, give visitors an extraordinary sense of peace and contentment. Most of Landriana succeeds in redefining the English style landscape garden in contemporary and Mediterranean terms, whereas some ''rooms'' adopt the austere style of the Italian formal garden, such as the garden of oranges where the severe geometric design fits with the perfectly shaped spherical orange trees and the box balls at their feet.

There are flowers throughout the year: narcissus, tulips, ornamental cherries, magnolias and roses in spring, plumbago, daturas, passion fruit and hibiscus in the summer, camellias in autumn. For several years the gardens have hosted one of the most important Italian garden shows in April and October.

Russell Page