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Quiet garden with public art/sculptures

We happened upon this garden and very surprised with its art. This is such a quiet little town and... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
GRS-SJS
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Sebastopol, California
Beautiful garden

If you like gardens, this is definitely worth a visit. Well maintained. Calm surroundings right in... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
IDoLoveFood
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Belgium
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This is a beautiful public garden made up of formal box hedges. It’s a haven of tranquillity with really interesting history linked to the wars between Siena and Florence and to the Renaissance (Leonini, who laid the gardens, was a close friend of Michelangelo). In...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 28 June 2018

A lovely respite while sightseeing through the town of San Quirico d'Orcia. The manicured hedges transport you to another era and allow you to get lost in the moment. Stone ledges and wooden benches allow for you to sit back or lay down in the...More

Thank IamPlatinum
Reviewed 22 June 2018

A great spot to come to and explore. Very cool in the shade and the views are wonderful. A charming, secret garden.

Thank danannex
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Horti Leonini is by no means the best garden in Tuscany. It is small, dark and consists of a few rows of box hedges. Not much there.

Thank AngusDad
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This garden sounded so lovely, but it fell short of expectations. The rose garden is just a few bushes, and needs a good weeding. The formal garden of small hedges makes for a nice stroll but the paths are blocked off, so you can only...More

Thank JanBrennan
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This garden is laid out in a formal fashion with a statue in the middle. Perhaps it will look better in a month or so.

Thank Sylvia M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We happened upon this garden and very surprised with its art. This is such a quiet little town and the art here was unusual for the setting. We really enjoyed our time and the art in this garden.

Thank GRS-SJS
Reviewed 11 October 2017

If you like gardens, this is definitely worth a visit. Well maintained. Calm surroundings right in the center of the village.

Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is an unusual thing: a public garden in a relatively small town. It is very nicely laid out...especially nice to approach it from the small garden behind the ancient church, through the lively gate and then follow on the path to the top and...More

Thank Vicarmuddlebush
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We always stop by when in San Quirico, the gardens are lovely. It is a quiet respite, but then San Quirico in general is a quiet respite from the many over crowded towns in the area. I do not know how often the exhibits change...More

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shayna797
28 September 2017|
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Response from Loreen K | Reviewed this property |
There is parking below San Quirico on sp146, cross the road, take the steps up
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