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Discovering the most beautiful blooms in Liguria: when and where to admire them

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Spring is the ideal season to indulge in the scents and colours of nature waking up from its winter hibernation.

As far as I’m concerned, any occasion is good to be in contact with nature, whether it is a simple picnic on a meadow, amidst wild flowers, or a hike in the mountains, at higher altitudes.

In this article, I will describe the most striking spring blooms, the ones that leave you speechless!

Let’s discover, then, the most beautiful blooms in Liguria, with precise information on when and where to admire them.

The most beautiful blooms in Liguria

The camellias of Villa Durazzo Pallavicini

villa durazzo pallavicini
most beautiful blooms in Liguria

Villa Durazzo Pallavicini is an ancient noble residence located in Genoa, in the district of Pegli.

A visit to its park, with its caves, waterfalls, lakes and rare plants, offers an unforgettable experience in any season.

If, however, you go in spring, you will be able to admire one of the most striking spectacles: the colourful blooming of the camellias in Italy’s largest and oldest camellia grove. Go to the full article.

The rose garden in the Nervi Parks

most beautiful blooms in Liguria

The Nervi Parks are one of the most beautiful places in Genoa because they combine a bit of healthy relaxation on the lawns with peaceful walks overlooking the sea.

Within the park there are other attractions such as interesting museums, a beautiful children’s playground, and a wonderful rose garden with flowers of every colour and shade.

The rose garden is currently home to around 400 varieties of roses and its spring blooming is truly an extraordinary spectacle.

Inside the park, one can admire other varieties of plants such as azaleas, lemon trees, palm trees, and rhododendrons. Go to the full article.

The most beautiful blooms in Liguria: daffodils in the Antola Park

pian della cavalla

In Liguria we do not have the tulip fields of Holland or the golden sunflower fields of Tuscany, but places where nature still manages to surprise us.

One such place is Pian della Cavalla, in the hinterland of Genoa, where the wonderful blossoming of narcissus takes place.

In springtime, the meadows are covered with these elegant white flowers that are a protected species (they must not be picked).

At Pian della Cavalla, you can only get there on foot with an easy trekking, within the reach of the whole family. Go to the full article.

The wisteria and agapanthus of Villa della Pergola


Villa della Pergola is an elegant late 19th century historical residence located in Alassio on the Riviera di Ponente.

The Villa cannot be visited, but its elegant gardens are open to the public from March to October.

The park is an oasis of peace in which to stroll among ornamental and exotic plants, olive trees, citrus trees and the undisputed stars of the gardens: wisteria and agapanthus.

In fact, the Villa della Pergola park houses the most important Italian collection of wisteria, with about 40 varieties, and the largest collection of agapanthus in Europe, with thousands of specimens of more than 500 different types.

The park can only be visited by guided tours that must be booked in advance on the official website.

The most beautiful flowers in Liguria: Hanbury Botanical Gardens

We conclude the list of the most beautiful spring blooms in Liguria with the Gardens of Villa Hanbury in Ventimiglia.

The Villa Hanbury Botanical Gardens actually gather an incredible variety of plants whose blooms follow one another month after month.

So, in every season, you can find a different flowering and colour palette.

With its 5800 species of ornamental, medicinal and fruit plants, the Hanbury Gardens have no equal in the whole of Europe.

To find out about the various blooms and how to organise your visit, take a look at the official website.

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