Exclusive Palermo Botanical Garden Tour

A private exploration of the historical buildings and unique gathering of species

Exclusive Palermo Botanical Garden Tour

Wander through the historical oasis of the Orto Botanico di Palermo.

Experience the breath-taking beauty of one this unique botanical collection dating back to 1779.

Highlights of the private Palermo Botanical Garden Tour include:

  • Discover the incredible history of the one phenomenal space
  • Find out how the Botanical Gardens have amassed more than 12,000 different species from around the world
  • See the more unique species held within this botanic paradise
  • Visit the splendid neo-classical building, water features, greenhouses and other structures within
  • Learn how the Botanical Garden is today used to study, preserve and educate

From the 1700’s , Palermo had a botanical interest

Palermo’s aristocracy  sought to have the most exotic flora collections in their own gardens.  They collected from the Mediterranean and from across the world. Today Palermo boasts one of Europe’s most extensive flora collections.

On this tour, you can visit the Palermo Botanical Gardens founded in 1789, making them one of the oldest ones in Italy.

Tour Details

The finer tour details:

Meets: anytime between 9.00 am and 2.00pm upon request

Palermo Botanical Garden tour meeting point: at the Botanic Garden ticket office

Includes: Botanic Garden ticket entry, expert private tour guide

Excludes: optional gratuities

Meeting Point

We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking.
If you would like a private transfer to the meeting point please choose the optional add-on.


Knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the churches! Travelling in hot weather? Don’t worry, you can drape a shawl over your shoulders.

If you enjoyed your tour and would like to give your guide a token of appreciation, tips are happily accepted. When asked, the office staff recommends whatever amount you feel comfortable with giving.

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