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La Cutura Giardino botanico

Contrada Cutura Grande SNC, 73030 Giuggianello, Italy
+39 335 826 2477
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Contrada Cutura Grande SNC, 73030 Giuggianello, Italy
+39 335 826 2477
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Not easy to find but worth the effort. This garden is very personal, reflecting the owners love of exotic cacti and succulents. The glass houses have a fascinating collection of massive plants from dessert areas of the world. The rest of the garden is a...More

Thank LeonieOstuni
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Really unique place made from passion and love to nature. You can spend nice time walking through different types of gardens and first of all magnificent collection of cactuses. Even our teenagers admired it!

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I am Italian and I post this for the tourists coming to the area. We were two couples: we enjoyed a lot the visit to the beautiful garden, which was free for those who dine at the restaurant. The food and the location were amazing....More

Thank Vittorio F
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I was staying in the area and rode a bike to this garden. There are a number of types of gardens within the location, but what I was most stunned by were the specialty cacti. This is a unique atmosphere to roam around and I...More

Thank Venturer41
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

La Cutura is about 35km south of Lecce, between Maglie and Otranto, but worth the trip for those who enjoy visiting gardens etc. There are several different gardens to view including a secret garden, which I think is delightful. These a touch of the petting...More

Thank maczi
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Was recommended to go by the owner of our guest house. It proved to be a great recommendation. The garden is beautiful with many quiet spots and unusual plants. They also have a mini zoo for small kids.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We visited La Cutura in July. The two adults in our party enjoyed the visit ( teenagers not so much!). It is open in the morning and then is closed for a few hours and then is open again later in the afternoon so check...More

Thank RPDubIre
Reviewed 14 June 2015

La Cutura is a very unusual spot, a botanic garden with an astonishing collection of cacti combined with a farmhouse style restaurant. The plant collection is dramatic with a distinctive arrangement of specimens in various groups. The cacti are particularly intriguing and, we are told,...More

1  Thank Lyn_Farmer
Reviewed 13 June 2014

A beautiful garden estate well worth a detour. The most astounding collection of cacti and succulents I have ever seen are worth a visit alone. Add to that the lovely roses and herb gardens, hidden areas and the impressive collection of pure breed poultry and...More

1  Thank rosemary9378
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