Organize a fun outing for the whole family and visit some of the best botanical gardens in Germany – we give you a short list of the largest and most beautiful. Find which one is near you!
English Garden in Munich – Botanical Gardens
Garden in autumn
In the city center of Munich you can see the English Garden – one of the largest parks and botanical gardens in Europe find. The park was established in the 18th century – this green oasis is a beautiful garden, where a Chinese pagoda, Japanese tea house and a Greek-style castle are the real highlights.
Mainau Island – Botanical Gardens in Germany
In the south-western part of Germany is the so-called island of flowers. Subtropical and tropical plants and flowers, many butterflies and over 500 exotic trees welcome visitors. The Italian garden with pergola, water fountain and statues are real eye-catchers in the park, which is one of the best botanical gardens in Germany.
Sanssouci in Potstdam – large botanical gardens
When Frederick the Great wanted to take a break from everyday life in Berlin, he returned to Potsdam, to his summer palace Sanssouci / carefree in French /. Over 700 acres of gardens and parks designed after Versailles, the palace has now become part of Unesco.
Tiergarten in Berlin
The zoo in Berlin was originally used for hunting by the Prussian kings. Later it was transformed into one of the largest parks in Germany. Nowadays it is the green heart of Berlin and covers more than 600 acres.
Palm garden in Frankfurt
Built in 1868 by Frankfurt residents, the famous palm garden offers a tour of the African savannah, exotic plants of the rainforests and blooming flowers from all over Europe. More than 6000 plants can be found in several glass houses.
Planten un Blomen in Hamburg
This green botanical garden includes the largest Japanese garden in Europe. Classical concerts and outdoor theater for the children are held there in summer. Wonderful lighting in the water attracts attention in summer.
Tiergarten in Berlin
Munich garden with interesting trees