The climb up to the Upper Cave is not just a passageway between the two caves, but a path with numerous interesting features.
115 steps will lead you to a path climbing up in a series of hairpin bends and surrounded by the flowers and plant beds of the Botanical Garden, recently built.
This walkway is also part of the work that was carried out to enable visitors to see the waterfall; in the past you had to make your way uphill through prickly thorns and scrubland.
The area around the Varone waterfall, part of the Lower Sarca Valley, has its own microclimate that allows a luxuriant and rare vegetation to grow:
Plants typical of the Mediterranean area stand alongside trees which are generally found only up in the mountains.
Palm trees, yuccas, loquats, cypresses, oleanders, hortensias and olive trees together with oaks, wild laurel, pines and larches:
Looking around is like leafing through a book on botan
Text is from the official webpage. You can find out more here: Cascata del Varone