“Botanical Saturday”: guided tours to Botanical Garden and Museum | Pisa
10/09/2022 - 17/09/2022
ore: 17:00 - 19:30
Orto Botanico di Pisa
Via Luca Ghini, 5
Every third Saturday of the month, the Botanical Garden and Museum of the University of Pisa offers a guided tour dedicated to its precious plant collections.
Botanical Saturday: “The Botanical Garden’s collection of mountain plants” – 18 June 2022 – 5 p.m.
Due to security reasons, the Botanic Garden and Museum will be closed on saturday 27th and sunday 28th of August 2022. During these days, a chemical treatment against the red awl will be applied to palms.
Every first Sunday of the month, admission to the Botanical Garden and Museum of the University of Pisa is free
Founded in 1543 by naturalist and botanist Luca Ghini (1490-1556), the Botanical Garden was is the first university botanical garden in the world.
Originally built on the banks of the river Arno, it was moved to its actual site in 1591 and then gradually expanded to its current size of about two hectares. It houses plants from the five continents: the succulents of the African and American deserts; the aromatic plants of the Mediterranean maquis; the species of the Tuscan marshes; numerous centuries-old trees and others.