Boboli Gardens

The Boboli Gardens is a historic park in Florence and one of the most important examples of Italian gardens in the world.

This fascinating garden is visited by more than 800,000 visitors every year and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage for the richness of its architecture, sculptures, amphitheatre, grottoes and fountains.

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Visit an open-air museum consisting of tree-lined avenues, flowering lawns and numerous fountains.

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It is located behind Palazzo Pitti and includes many separate green areas such as the Knight's Garden, many fountains including the picturesque Monkey Fountain.

Inside the Gardens is the Porcelain Museum, which can be visited with the same ticket.

Also worth mentioning are the Kaffeehaus from which you can enjoy a beautiful view of Florence, the Grotta di Madama, the statue of Sitting Jupiter by Baccio Bandinelli and the sculpture of Bacchus with the fountain of the same name located near Palazzo Pitti.

Priority entrance tickets for the Boboli Gardens in Florence

By booking your ticket online you can visit not only the Gardens, but also the Porcelain Museum and the Bardini Garden.

Where the Boboli Gardens is located in Florence

Florence Boboli Gardens is located behind Palazzo Pitti, in the city centre, on the right bank of the Arno River.

How to get to the Boboli Gardens?

It is just less than 20 minutes' walk from Santa Maria Novella railway station. There are also several bus lines to get close to the Boboli Gardens such as No.11.
Reaching the gardens by car is more complex due to the restricted traffic zones. The nearest car park is located near Porta Romana.

What are the opening hours and closing days of the Boboli Gardens?

The Boboli Gardens is open every day except the first and last Monday of the month from 8.15 a.m. Closing hours vary according to the time of year: it closes at 4.30 p.m. in January, February, November and December; at 5.30 p.m. in March and October (with standard/winter time); at 6.30 p.m. in March (with daylight saving time), April, May, September, October (with daylight saving time); at 7.10 p.m. in June, July and August.

What to see in the Boboli Gardens?

The Boboli Gardens is one of the most splendid examples of an Italian garden with its tree-lined avenues surrounded by ancient defensive walls, terraces with statues and fountains, hedges, plants and flowers.
In addition to nature, the garden includes important buildings such as the Kaffeehaus with its Rococo style, the amphitheatre and the Porcelain Museum.
The main fountains are the Artichoke Fountain and Neptune’s Fountain, and among the main sculptures is one by Giambologna.

How long does it take to visit the Boboli Gardens?

It takes between two and three hours to visit the Boboli Gardens. It depends on how much you want to relax in the middle of the huge green lung in the centre of Florence.

Is it possible to visit the Boboli Gardens with a dog?

It is forbidden to bring dogs and any other pets, even if on a leash, with the exception of guide dogs for the blind.

What is forbidden to do inside the Boboli Gardens?

Inside the gardens it is strictly forbidden to bring in drones or similar, deface sculptures and furnishings, trample on lawns, climb trees, pick fruit, bring in motorized vehicles, light fires, play football and make noise.