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La Mortella (on Ischia)

"La Mortella" means the place of the myrtles. The garden was made by the English composer, William Walton and his Argentinian wife, Susana. Walton loved the isolation and composed there for 35 years. His wife believed there was a connection between music and gardening.
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La Mortella by mberry
Photograph © Anthurium/Katrina Underwood
Photograph © Anthurium/Katrina Underwood

Fondazione William Walton, Via E Calise 35, 800075 Forio, Isola d'Ischia (NA), Campania, Italy

April to October. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Open 9am to 7pm.

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