Galanthus Festival

  • Date:
  • Location: Botaniska trädgården The Orangery, Villavägen 6, entrance via the ramp on the south side.
  • Website
  • Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar
  • Contact person: Lotta Saetre
  • Utställning, Temadag, Kulturevenemang

Make a false start to spring in the Orangery Linneanum, where bulbs in bloom are on display. Adore snowdrops and other early flowering bulbs.

Visit the plant and craft fair and buy a rare tuber for your garden. Kraft fair open 4–5 March, plant fair open 11–12 March.

The exhibition is open Tuesday–Friday 9:00–15:00, Saturdays and Sundays 11:00–16:00.

Experience the excitement of spring in this mini exhibition in The Orangery and Linnaeus Hall in the Botanical Garden.


•4–5/3 Exhibition and flowering arts fair

•7–10/3 Exhibition open 9:00–15:00

•11–12/3 Exhibition and plant fair. Buy some rare bulbs! 

•Sunday 5/3 13:00 Guided snowdrop tour. In Swedish! 
Starts at the Orangery.

•Sunday 12/3 kl. 13:00 Our snowdrop journey: talk about our growing snowdropcollection, Linneanum. In Swedish! Buy your ticket to the talk at! Admission 100 kr.

Exercise – recreation – culture

Ride your bike to Linnaeus' Hammarby or wander in the cultural reserve there.Give Qi Gong, Yoga, Taiji or boules a try in the Botanical Garden.

Buy tickets for a theatre performance or concert. Enjoy art works, beautiful flower beds and silence. Study, read a book or enjoy a tea or coffee break. In our gardens there is room for both rest and exercise!

Workout in the gardens in 2023

For current information, contact the organizers.

Boules greens in the baroque garden: Singelklubben and Upsala Pétanque Club practice boule in the Botanical Garden Sundays May–September, and Mondays and Thursdays May–August, respectively. Contact them if you want to try your hand at pétanque. 

Qigong at Sorbusplan (corner Norbyvägen-Villavägen, at the Nordic Africa Institute):  Mondays 12 June – 31 July, 17:30–18:30. For up-to-date information see the website of the organizer Biyunföreningen Gröna Draken.

Summer yoga in the Botanical garden: usually Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, May – August. For more information, on the Facebook page Sommaryoga i Uppsala.

Utställningar Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar

Last modified: 2023-10-02