Directions  


a) Coming from Florence, in the direction of Rome
Exit Certosa via SS2, leading to Siena/Grosseto
After 60 km you arrive at exit Siena Sud (south), change to SR/SS2 (“Cassia”) which is leading to Buonconvento – Montalcino – Rome
After 40 km on this road (ignoring the exit “Montalcino”) you pass by Bagno Vignoni
After 50 metres turn right and continue on the SP, ref. SR 323, towards Castiglione d´Orcia
After 14 km you pass by Seggiano (on your right)
Keep on same road towards Castel del Piano
After about 500 m turn left following the signposts: Pescina, Campo sportivo, Il Giardino di Daniel Spoerri
The entrance to the park is on the left handside, facing the football ground


b) Coming from Grosseto in the direction of Siena
After 20 km turn right towards Paganico/Monte Amiata and stay on this road until you arrive at Castel del Piano (shortly after having passed by Arcidosso)
Follow the direction of Seggiano/Siena
Ignore the first turn-off to Pescina
Only shortly before arriving at Seggiano turn right (direction of Pescina, Campo sportive
The entrance to the park is on the left handside, facing the football ground

Please, do not get irritated if you find a red star indicating the „Giardino“ on the maps: „Deutsche Generalkarte Toskana” (Italien 5) nor on the “Falk-Urlaubskarte Toskana”. Both are very helpful but the marking for the „Giardino“ is not at the right place!

for further information see detailed
 
         
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Eastern - 1st July
Tue - Sun : 11a.m. to 8p.m.
1st July - 15th September:
daily : 11a.m. to 8p.m.
15th September - 31st October
Tue - Sun : 11a.m. to 7p.m.
November - end of March by appointment only

Closed on Mondays except 1st July - 15th September

appointment:
Tel. +39 0564 950 805
Fax +39 0564 950553
E-mail:
ilgiardino@ilsilene.it
 
         
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adults: 10.00 €

reduced (students and children): 8.00 €

Children under 8: free entrance

Guided tours may be arranged by prior appointment (German, English, French)

Catalogues, books and postcards available:
"Il Giardino di Daniel Spoerri" (Italian and German); with colour photographs and brief descriptions of each sculpture, short biographical information about the artists (260 pages)

Botanical catalogue (bilingual):
"Lungo il tempo botanico: piante, prati e paesaggi- Auf dem Weg durch die botanische Zeit: Pflanzen, Wiesen und Landschaften", (30 pages); Irma Beniamino

catalogue (Italian and German) on the occasion of an exhibition at the villa of the “Giardino”:
"Eva Aeppli", (55 pages), 1999; ed.: André Kamber

catalogue (100 pages), on the occasion of a scholarship of four young Tuscan artists (Federico Gori, Manuela Menici, Susanne Neumann, Gerardo Paoletti): "Stadtflucht", 2003

postcards (sculptures of the "Giardino") by Susanne Neumann

Video "Der Garten des Daniel Spoerri", 55 minutes;
directed by Magdalena Kauz, camera: Carlo Innocenti; produced by SF DRS/ 3 Sat, ORF, 1999

DVD "Daniel und die Scheinheiligen", 30 minutes; language: german
Daniel Spoerri and the "Prillwitzer Idole"; A film by Felix Breisach, 2005 (in German)

Furthermore: various books about and by Daniel Spoerri

 
         
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Service:
On the following site you will find detailed information concerning holiday flats in the villa at the “Giardino”,
opening hours, offers for guided tours and tourist menus, as well as hints at special events etc.
Responsible for this site is the tenant Roberto Rossi.


Il Silene di Roberto Rossi
contact: Roberto Rossi
58038 Seggiano (GR)
Tel. +39 0564 950 805
Fax +39 0564 950553
E-mail:
ilgiardino@ilsilene.it

Tel. + 39 0564 950 026
E-mail:
info@danielspoerri.org