- Discover the 330 most beautiful gardens and parks of Switzerland
- Multifaceted garden culture that delights, inspires, and invites us to dream
- With practical tips to plan your visits
Cover: Paperback with flaps
Extent: 464 pages
Format: 14.5 cm x 22 cm
Right sold: All rights available38,00 EUR
Paradise gardens of the Earth!
Farm and monastery gardens that are several hundred years old, representative parks, extraordinary villas, and private gardens or gardens in the High Alps: Switzerland is a country of gardens. Its diverse garden culture should be experienced with all the senses.
This garden guide offers a comprehensive overview of the most attractive gardens and parks between Lake Constance and Lake Geneva, some famous, others practically unknown. It takes you to enchanting places and hidden gems of nature. Brief introductions explain regional garden cultures as well as botanical and design particularities of the gardens and parks and tell the story of their creation and ownership.
A section with practical tips provides useful information for visitors. Addresses, important dates, and festivals for garden lovers along with a comprehensive bibliography round off this competent and practical guide.
Sarah Fasolin: is a garden journalist, contemporary historian, and freelance biographer. She writes for various magazines, newspapers, online portals and holds lectures about gardens in Switzerland. She loves to spend her free time in her own garden near Bern.