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In the heart of the Medieval town of Salerno, at the back of Fusandola torrent and of the old Mediaval walls, a terraced fenced orchard is situated. In it the remains of a glorious and rich history can be still seen: it is the so called Minerva’s...more
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A ten minute uphill walk from the seafront and entrance fee 3 Euros.
The gardens are set over several levels reached by sets of steps. There are vine covered walkways and places in the shade to sit and admire the gardens and view. There is...More
This is not your average garden, the plants are all herbs and of a medicinal type ehjich makes for a very interesting visit. They are well laid out and each labeled with their name and some information. It was quite easy to get there as...More
This garden is a beautiful gem in the heart of the old city. It is difficult to get to and I wouldn’t recommend it for people that have trouble with stairs or walking. But the views of the sea and city aren’t than worth the...More
Levels of beautiful gardens, ancient medicinal plants topped off with a fabulous view of Salerno and the coast. There is a cafe but in late May when we visited it was not open. There were only three other people in the gardens during our visit....More
Minerva's Garden is very old and is an unsurpassed collection of medical plant remedies. Runs up the hill in four or five terraces with water flowing down level to level via beautifully crafted pools and little fountains. You get to learn stuff at the same...More
Enjoy a relaxing walk through the "Minerva Gardens" where the ancient medical plants from the famous "Scuola Medica Salernitana" are grown again! In the meanwhile you'll take wonderful pictures of the views over the town and the blue sea!
Medicinal herbs and remedies are grown in this elevated garden. The garden dates back to the 12th century and the history of the garden as told by staff enhances the walking tour experience.
In addition there is a small outdoor café which is a good...More