Gardens, Manor Houses & Castles
“Pazo” de Santa Cruz de Ribadulla
The founding of this “Pazo” (manor house) dates back to the 16th century and nowadays stands out as one of the best botanical gardens in Europe, with its magnificent camellias, gardenias, rhododendrons, azaleas ,… Other highlights include the “Walk of Olives Trees” probably from the fifteenth century, impressive century-old magnolias, the avenue of ancient box trees, a watermill, a beautiful waterfall and a chapel.
“Pazo” de Oca
This National Historic Landmark, built in the 17th and 18th centuries, has a battlement tower ornamented with heraldic symbols, a baroque chapel, impressive ponds and magnificent gardens where outstand the beautiful camellias or the many century-old trees. It has been nicknamed “The Galician Versailles”.
Soutomaior Castle Gardens
A castle-fortress of medieval origin, its garden has been named an “International Garden of Excellence”. With its millenarian chestnut trees, its extensive camellia collection, notable Australian Ferns and trees brought from all over the world, a visit is indispensable for all the botanic lovers.
Jornada Completa (8 horas)
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