From the elaborate collection of plants and flowers from around the world at Kew Gardens, to the Italianate style of the High Renaissance at Villa Lante, there are gardens around the world that will blow your mind with their beauty. Some specialize in tropical plants, others in desert plants, and some house prized possessions from around the world. And whether it was started 10 years ago or 500 years ago, some of these gardens will inspire you to buy a plane ticket today. Until then, enjoy!
Villa Lante (Bagnaia, Italy)
There’s a Pegasus fountain, cascades to fountains, and dripping grottoes. And that’s just for starters. With the absolute symmetry of the Italianate-style garden, the famous Villa Lante is reminiscent of a bygone era, and dates back to the Renaissance.