Parco Giardino Sigurtà, or Sigurta Park, is a large and verdant park spanning 150 acres. Located near Lake Garda and the cities of Mantua and Verona, it is one of the most popular parks in Italy. Here you can explore enchanting naturally landscaped gardens, vast green lawns, annual seasonal flowerings of tulips, roses, begonias, irises, water lilies, crocuses, and many more.
Since the park was opened to the public by the Sigurtà family in 1978, it has charmed millions of visitors from around the world. The park has also won lots of awards, including Italy’s most beautiful Park in 2013, and Best Attraction in the World in 2020.
The best way to get your Parco Sigurtà tickets is to buy them online. You will be able to get amazing deals and make advanced bookings. And, it also gives you the chance to avail discounts and many additional benefits.
Discover the natural beauty of the park and explore its meadows, lawns, wooded areas, flowers, and more. Don’t miss the box trees that have been cut in playful and grotesque shapes.
The park has a rich calendar of events that are designed to offer something for people of all ages and interests. These include art events, children’s events, musical events, flower displays, and more.
If you don’t want to walk through the park, there are lots of other options. You can explore the paved paths by bicycle (which can be rented), or ride in a 4-person electrical golf-cart, for a fee.
At the educational farm in agricultural area of the Park, you can learn all about local Venetian poultry breeds, turkeys, chickens, ducks, donkeys, and goats, and how to care for them.
A kilometer-long path in the park that is lined with thousands of roses. While it leads to the Maze, the perspective makes it seem like it leads to Scaligero Castle.
Opened in 2011, this labyrinth stretch over an area of 2,500 square meters. It has a pagoda in the center, and the hedge is created using over 1,500 yew trees.
This building was originally built in 1792 by Marquis Antonio Maffei. Its windows look over the grotto, and there is a vast flowering area stretching from here to the Great Lawn.
These expansive laws at the center of the park look like a soft green carpet. Around it are wooded areas and flowering lakes, and the famous 400-year-old Great Oak.
First known as Gianna's Grotto, this was originally a space for conversation, built for the Marquis Maffei. It was later dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes in 1942.
Created in 1990, this sundial features geometrical carvings and representations of the sun. It is an “all-day sundial” and is dedicated to Galileo Galilei.
The water gardens are filled with water lilies and Japanese Koi carp. The waters also reflect the nearby reflection of the Scaligero Castle. During Tulipanomania, they feature colorful rotating tulip beds.
This small area is dedicated to growing over 40 different plants with special therapeutic and medicinal properties. The garden also features a carved lion by the sculptor Giuseppe Brigoni.
Built by Marquis Maffei this neo-Gothic building was originally used as the "Armoury", and was where he held meetings with leading scientists and Nobel Prize winners like Gerhard Domagk and Alexander Fleming.
Located near the Hermitage, this quiet area is a resting place for the faithful pets of the Sigurtà family. The hemicycle pond is filled with white lilies and features a dog sculpture of a Belgian shepherd.
An educational farm can teach both adults and children about all kinds of farmyard animals. There is a special area for the fallow deer in the park, and you can see their majestic antlers and reddish coats.
The small park rail follows a panoramic “enchanted trail” and passes the park’s top highlights. There are also guides to tell you about the park. Note that the train requires a separate ticket, though discounts are available for children, and disabled guests.
Here is a handy guide on everything you need to know before you begin your visit to Parco Sigurtà.
Lockers: Small bags and items can be stored near the main entrance.
Restrooms: There are a number of public restrooms throughout the gardens.
Pets: While pets are not allowed inside the park, there is a special arrangement with two nearby kennels
Parking: There are four free car parks located just outside the Gardens, as well as a point for recharging electric cars.
There are many eating options in the park where you can have a snack or a hot meal at any time of the day. While there are 5 eateries, availability may vary by time of year.
Budget Hotels: B&B Valledium, B&B Ombretta, Hotel Agli Ulivi, Pegaso, Casa Belvedere
Mid-Range Hotels: Hotel Eden Restaurant, The Holidays in Borghetto Mills, Hotel Corte Del Paggio, Maison Resola,
Luxury Hotels: Regia Rosetta - Royal Rooms Borghetto, Palazzo Ai Capitani Hotel
Valeggio sul Mincio: the town that is home to Sigurta Park is famous for its restaurants, especially Festa del Nodo d'Amore dedicated to the town's original tortellini.
Borghetto: a picturesque village on the river Mincio known for its water mills.
Lake Garda: the biggest lake in Italy, and known for its magnificent panoramas and landscapes.
Mantua: this elegant city of the Gonzaga family is surrounded by lakes on three sides
Gardaland Themepark: one of the top amusement parks in Italy, it has 40+ exciting rides for adults and children.
A. Parco Sigurtà is a landscaped park spanning 150 acres and located near Lake Garda near Verona in Italy.
A. You can buy your Parco Sigurtà tickets online as well as in-person at the entrance.
A. Parco Sigurtà tickets are available in various price ranges starting from €13.50.
A. Yes, if you opt for the Park Railway, or ride in the golf carts you can get a guided tour of the park.
A. The Park is located in Valeggio sul Mincio, a small town located in the province of Verona in Italy.
A. Parco Giardino Sigurtà is open from 6 March 2022 until 13 November 2022. It is open every day from 9 AM - 7 PM (last admission at 6 PM). In the months of March, October, and November closing is at 6 PM (last admission at 5 PM).
A. The best times to visit the gardens is during the spring months (Mar-May) when the flowers are in full bloom. Try to vist before 10 AM and after 5 PM on weekdays when it is less crowded.
A. Visitors will need at least half a day to visit the park but can stay the whole day if they wish.
A. Visitors can use the free car parks outside the gardens, the closest is 400 meters away. One of these is equipped with points for recharging electric cars. There is also a car park inside the grounds of the gardens accessible to guests with disabilities, and group coaches.
A. Yes, you can bring along packed food and drinks into the park and eat at the dining areas or lawns. However, it is important to be respectful of other guest and be environmentally friendly.
A. There are restaurants and kiosks that serve a variety of food and lunches in the park, including coffee, focaccia, pizzas, sandwiches, ice-cream, and other snacks.
A. Yes, strollers and wheelchairs are allowed inside the park.
A. Yes, Parco Sigurtà is wheelchair accessible.
A. Parco Sigurtà has undertaken measures to ensure public safety at all times, such as distancing protocols, rigorous cleaning regulations, and more.