The Garden is open to the public from April 24 to October 31, 2021 on the following days:
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 7 pm (ticket offices close at 6 pm)


To safeguard visitors and staff the following rules must be respected at all times:

  1. If you have flu symptoms or a temperature of more than 37.5°, or if you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Coronavirus less than 15 days prior to your visit, you must remain at home (Ministerial Decree of 26 April 2020).
  2. A facemask must be worn at all times on the property, as per Campania's Regional Ordinance n. 48 of 17 May 2020. The mask may be removed in the Tea House only once seated at a table.
  3. The required social distancing, with at least 1 metre between visitors not from the same family group and from members of staff, must be respected at all times.

  4. Frequent handwashing in our public toilets is highly recommended, as is use of the sanitizing gel dispensers.

  5. It is forbidden to gather in groups.
  6. Visitor access may need to be regulated by our staff to keep the numbers of people on the property under control. 

  7. Where relevant, the signs indicating one-way traffic must be respected.
  8. Tour guides and tour operators accompanying groups of visitors must make sure that members of their groups respect the required distances and use a facemask.
  9. Our garden staff are authorized to enforce these rules.

  10. Any visitor breaking these rules or failing to comply with staff instructions will be immediately accompanied off the property. Their entrance ticket will not be reimbursed.

Garden visit only:

  • € 12,00 - Full price
  • € 10,00 - Reduced price 1*
    • Children 12-18 years old
    • Senior above 70;
    • Residents in the Island of Ischia municipalities
    • Cardholders (Il Quadrante Insula Card).
    • Personal assistant of visually or mobility disabled person
  • € 7,00 - Reduced price 2*
    • Children 6 -11 years old;
  • € 0,00 - Free*
    • Children under 5 years old;
    • Disabled with certificate of disability over above 51%

Concert ticket including garden visit:

We regret that the available places are reduced, due to compliance with the social distance regulations for virus containment. Therefore we only offer one admission fee, there are no age-related reductions or discounts.

  • € 20,00 - Single rates

  • Free admission only for disabled people with a certificate of disability over 51% *

    * admissions will be dictated by availability of places and distancing regulations.

The concert takes place indoors and lasts about 60 min.
It is mandatory to wear a face mask for the entire duration of the concert.

Tickets must be booked at the Giardini La Mortella ticket office, from 10 am to 6 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, or by telephone 081-986220.

NOTICE: Please make sure to arrive well in advance (at least 40 minutes before the beginning of the concert) to complete the formalities required by the anti Covid19 legislation.
In order to collect the tickets it is MANDATORY to provide personal identification data. The attendance register will be kept for 14 days and body temperature will be measured at the entrance, pursuant to Ordinance no. 56 of 12.06.2020 and following of the Campania Region.

The Management reserves the right to modify the program in case of technical or artistic needs.


Guided tours August 2020:

Guided tours are scheduled at the following times:

  • Tuesday: at 10:30am and 16:30pm
  • Thursday: 10.30am and 3.15pm
  • Saturday: at 10:30am

Entrance fee for a guided tour is € 15.00 per person.

Tours are lead by licensed guides from Platypus Tour guide agency.

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The Garden is in the comune of Forio, near the Spiaggia di San Francesco (beach) in the Zaro area.


  • Approximate area: 2 hectares or 5 acres.
  • Ticket offices close one hour before closing time.
  • You are free to stay as long as you wish (we suggest you allow a minimum of 2 hours). You must exit by 7 pm.
  • Free parking is available at the entrance in Via Zaro - see map here
  • The garden is accessible to disabled visitors; toilets for the disabled are available both in the upper and in the lower gardens.
  • Guided tours for groups in Italian and English, by appointment at +39 081 990118
  • Visitors receive a map of the gardens at the entrance. The map shows suggested itinerary and the main attractions.


More information:

Fondazione William Walton e La Mortella,
via Francesco Calise, 45 -  80075, Forio (Na), Italy
tel/fax: +39 081-986220  ;  +39 081-986237

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Opening days 2021

The Garden is open to the public
from May* through October 31, 2021

* The Opening date to be decided, according to Coronavirus legislation

Opening days:
   - Tuesday
   - Thursday
   - Saturday
   - Sunday

Opening hours:
   from 9.00am to 7.00pm
   (last entry at 6.00 pm)

Rules for visits 2021
Entry fees

ph: +39 081-986220

Via Francesco Calise, 45
80075 Forio (NA), Italy



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