Giardino della Minerva, Salerno

#1 of 7 in Parks in Salerno
Garden · Nature / Park
Tucked away in a high point of the city, Giardino della Minerva is a garden that offers great views in a peaceful environment. This garden features medicinal plants and herbs, such as mint, licorice, and rosemary. Signs and descriptions provide information as you explore. After your tour, sit and enjoy a cup of herbal tea. Put Giardino della Minerva at the forefront of your travel plans using our Salerno trip builder app.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Giardino della Minerva
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Giardino della Minerva reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
981 reviews
  • We didn't know anything about this history so found it interesting to see how it came about and was developed. There are some nice views as well. A bit of a walk up from the old town but worth it and....  more »
  • The introductory interpretation was excellent and prepared us for the walk through the multi-level garden full of interesting herbs, plants and trees, Interpretation in the garden itself was only in....  more »
  • all that remains of the ancient Salerno medical school, the first medical school in all of Europe. It is an essential stop for those who love plants or natural remedies, not to mention the fact that.....  more »
  • The walk up was good exercise. The gardens and harbour views are beautiful and I learned a lot. The introductory video was a big help. If you are interested in medicinal plants and their history, these gardens are well worth a visit.
  • Beautiful gardens on different levels. 3€ entry worth ever penny. Have a terrace area and can have a glass of wine and a nibble
  • Beautiful and peaceful. Knowledge and balance... all in one place. Love it!
  • Splendid place and beautiful view above the city. There is also a tea room so it's a perfect place to relax.
  • Amazing place, the first Medical School of Europe and maybe of the World ! Amazing garden full of history, tradition and harmony. To be visited without doubts

Plan your trip to Salerno

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.