rizzo patarol gardens

Gardens in Venice: A walk through Cannaregio

Thursday 29th September 11.00AM

Most of the gardens in Venice can be described as secret, hidden wonders. In fact there is no better description of these hidden and improbable horticultural jewels, found on marshland which is rich in salt, located in a city where there was no fresh water until the late 19th century. We will try to understand the expertise of Venetians in the past when designing gardens and in particular we will explore the northern section of Venice, Cannaregio, where gardens like the Rizzo Patarol can be admired in all their splendour. This garden, near the Madonna dell'Orto, was created in the 18th century by Lorenzo Patarol, a learned renowned collector and botanist who also wrote a herbarium of over a thousand exotic plants

Our live, guided walking tour will be led by Dr Luisella Romeo, one of the city's most authoritative and popular guides. All bookings will include a donation / "virtual entrance ticket" to the gardens

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A big thank you for the very much enjoyed zoom lectures with you and Luisella. It is certainly the highlight of the week leaving us with so many happy memories and positive thoughts”

Mrs S Kerr

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Highlights

  • Live guided tour with expert Venetian guide
  • Explore hidden areas of Cannaregio
  • Learn about Venetian garden design and history
  • Interactive Q&A throughout
  • Viewable from anywhere in the world
  • Includes virtual entrance fees/donations

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