Our English speaking chauffeur/guide will welcome you at your hotel or any other place of your convenience at 8.30am (suggested time).
On this private tour you will discover Ninfa, one of the most romantic gardens in the world located about 40 miles south-east of Rome.
Ninfa’s Gardens, traditionally known as the City of Dreams. Over 10.000 shrubs, rare plants and flowering trees from all over the world grow among the mediaeval ruins, while the river Ninfa forms a lake in the garden. There are 2000 plant species from all over the world brought together and they thrive in Ninfa’s protected microclimate. A mix of nature and history where with our guide you can immerse yourself in a tranquil garden framed by the city’s classical ruins. Since its origins, when the Romans built the Temple of the Naiad Nymphs, till the 19th century when it was transformed in a romantic English garden, the Garden of Ninfa has always been a magic place, that continues to fascinate its visitors.
The Giardino di Ninfa, is truly a paradise of flowers, water and sunlight, a splendid example of poetry and mediaeval architecture located at the foot of the Lepini mountains in the province of Latina. Visitors are thrown into an unpolluted environment where many writers, such as Virgina Woolf, Truman Capote, Ungaretti, and Moravia, found inspiration for their creations, a true literary salon.
After Ninfa we will continue for a brief vist of Sermoneta, the most well-preserved medieval borgo in central Lazio, and the enormous fortress of Caetani Castle that looms over dominant the town and the valley below.
At the end of the tour we will transfer you back to Rome.
This tour length is approximately 6 hours in total and is conducted by an English-speaking driver/guide, and by a local expertise English speaking guide for a private guided tour through the garden of Ninfa.
To protect the delicate eco-system, the Garden of Ninfa is opened to the public only on selected weekends from April to November.
Standard opening is the first weekend and third Sunday of each month (April to October), with some variation. The gardens close for a couple of hours at lunchtime.