Il Giardino dei Tarocchi – Garavicchio / Capalbio, Grosseto, Tuscany

10 Oct

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The Tarot garden is a Niki de Saint Phalle esoteric  sculpture garden, inspired by the tarot cards. The garden is located in Garavicchio, in the area of Capalbio.  a medieval village, close to the southern Tuscany coasts, but no more than 100 Km far from Rome, where many actors, politician, writers and VIP people have theirs holidays homes.

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The French artist, Niki de Saint Phalle, was inspired by Antonio Gaudí´s Parc Güell in Barcelona, and Parco dei Mostri in Bomarzo, as well as Palais Idéal byFerdinand Cheval, and Watts Towers by Simon Rodia.

parco tarocchi-capalbio

She decided to make  a monumental sculpture park created by a woman.  The Giardino dei Tarocchi, contains twenty-two monumental figures representing the greater Mysteries of the tarot, constructed of reinforced concrete and covered with mirrors and ceramic mosaic. The figures can be walked through; by the visitors, during the periodo between the 1st of April until the 15 October, everyday, from 2.30 pm to 7,30 pm.

The Maremma area is one of the less rainy regions in Italy, for this reason who decides to go to visit the park, easily go to meet sunny weather.

TICKET PRICES

Full price
€ 12.00
Reduced rate
€ 7.00
Students
€ 7.00
OAP’s (over 65)
€ 7.00
Under 7’s
free
Disabled
free

Giardino dei Tarocchi
Loc. Garavicchio, 58011 Capalbio Grosseto
Tel. 0564 895122 – Fax 0564 895700 –

If you wish also to rent a villa or an apartment in Maremma, contact Vacavilla. http://www.vacavilla.com – info@vacavilla.com – Phone: +39 0577 165 6690

 

  

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