Gardens in Italy
Italian gardens are a style of garden that originated in Italy and are characterized by their formal design and symmetry. They often include geometric shapes, such as circles and squares, and use elements like fountains, statues, and hedges to create a sense of order and balance.
Italian gardens often feature a central focus, such as a grand fountain or a statue, with pathways and areas for seating and contemplation surrounding it. They may also include formal parterres, or geometric patterns of plants, and topiary, or trimmed and shaped bushes and trees.
Italian gardens often incorporate elements of nature, such as flowers, trees, and water features, but also incorporate man-made elements like statues, fountains, and other decorative elements. They are often designed to be enjoyed from various viewpoints and to create a sense of movement through the garden.
Italian gardens have a long history, with some of the earliest examples dating back to ancient Rome. They have been influenced by many different styles, including the Renaissance and Baroque periods, and continue to be popular today for their beauty and symmetry.
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Gardens in Italy, Our 2023 Garden Tours14 May 2023 - 20 May 2023For centuries the northern Italian lakes have attracted the wealthy and famous. Starting on 14 May 2023 this 7 day tour will visit some of the best gardens around Lakes Como & Maggiore including trips to the islands of Isola Madre, Isola Bella and Isole di Brissago in Switzerland..7 Days6 NightsEasy Garden Tours€2,835 – €3,085
Gardens in Italy, Our 2023 Garden Tours26 May 2023 - 31 May 2023
Join us on 26 May 2023 for a 6 day tour of Italian Renaissance gardens around Rome. Towards the end of May the climate will be perfect and all the gardens that we plan to visit will be in exemplary order !6 Days5 NightsEasy Garden Tours€2,492 – €2,892