Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico), Puerto de la Cruz

#2 of 13 in Parks in Puerto de la Cruz
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
A center of preservation and research for Macaronesian plant life, the 210 hectares (7 acres) of Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico) are divided into sectors that showcase specific categories of vegetation. The Macaronesian Ornamental Garden gives you a scented overview of the island's indigenous plants. Another must-see is the Bosque de Laurísílva, where tree species that once covered the island are preserved and cultivated. Visit the La Fuente de Los Sabios, or Wisemen’s Fountain, to pay homage to the botanists who painstakingly worked to study and preserve this plant life. With our online itinerary creator, Puerto de la Cruz attractions like Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Lovely gardens which have been well maintained, would recommend a visit. There are lots a nice coffee shops and bars in the area also so can easily spend half a day in and around  more »
  • To be honest I really wasn’t bothered about visiting these gardens so my expectations were not particularly high, but what a surprise, I really enjoyed my visit. Far larger area than I thought with...  more »
  • Not really a botanical garden in the sense of flowers and trees but more of an arboretum. Amazing collection of tropical plants, palms and trees with some great focus specimens. Place is well maintained with graveled paths and the 3 Euro entry is good value. Easily spend an hour walking through if you are untested in plants and trees.
  • It's so good! If I'd be back sometime I'd definitely go there again. It's very cheap and super worthy for this money! Definitely go there if you're interested in plants and so on.
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