Villa Garzoni Garden

Local nameGiardino di Villa Garzoni
LocationPescia, Italy

Villa Garzoni at Collodi is a villa just over the border of the province of Lucca,. The garden was built shortly before 1652 by the Garzoni family, relating to the site of the old castle, which stands slightly apart, closely associated with the village that nestles round it, on the edge of a clifflike slope, which had been chosen in earlier times for its defensible approach. The garden of Villa Garzoni, whose layout "makes the fullest use of a precipitous hillside site in a manner that is usually associated with Rome", features giochi d'aqua, or a water garden, constructed at the foot of a series of balustraded terraces and a suite of grand symmetrical staircases connecting the lower water gardens at the base of the hill, with the house, the cascade, the teatro di verdura and other garden features above.

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Address (Unnamed Road), 51017, Italy

Coordinates 43°54'2.801" N 10°39'15.585" E

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