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Reggia di Caserta
Reggia di Caserta (along with its Park) were designed in the second half of the eighteenth century by the architect Luigi Vanvitelli,
commissioned by Charles Bourbon, son of Philip V of Spain and Elisabetta Farnese.
The 122 hectare park is divided into 2 parts. The first contains vast parterres, separated by a central avenue which leads to the Margherita fountain and gives access to several avenues bordered with copses of limes, hornbeams and holm oaks. The Castellucia is to the left of the palace, in the so-called ”old wood”, a miniature castle in which the young Ferdinand IV practised mock battles. Further north is the Great Fishpond, an artificial lake with a little island where naval battles were simulated.
Piazza Carlo di Borbone
Opening Times and Tickets
All year round, every day. Closed on Tuesday, 25th December and 1st January.
Historic Apartments, Park and English Garden:
€ 18.00 (the ticket also includes a visit to the exhibition Frammenti di Paradiso)