Gijon’s Atlantic Botanic Gardens , the only one in the North of Spain, was inaugurated on the 25th of April of 2003.
It has been built in the areas of Deva and Cabueñes, on an approximated surface of 25 hectares taking advantage of the Carbayera (oak trees) of Tragamón and the facilities of the property called La Isla.
The equipment has four well-differentiated sections: The Cantabrian Gardens, the Plant factory – organized around the molin (mill) de Rionda-, the Atlantic Itinerary and the property La Isla. This property has around 40.000 square meters and includes the Historic Garden, where the visitors can see, among other elements, a rustic pool, 1.300 square-meter lagoon and other two ponds that are part of the hydraulic complexes.
During the year, lots of activities are organized on it, as the magical nights, autum/spring equinox, winter/summer solstice, concerts, workshops, conferences and much more.
Gijon’s Atlantic Botanic Gardens is located on the 632 main road, in the neighborhood of the university campus and Laboral University, only 3 kilometers away from the city center. The Garden has its own parking next to the entrance. An area located 200 meters away, opposite the Laboral University, can be used as additional parking. Besides, there are various urban bus routes that allow an easy, fluid and direct access to the reception building.
Address: Jardin Botánico Avenue (in front of the Laboral University)
Telephone: 985 18 51 30/985 18 51 32
Schedules: Summer: from 10:00 to 21:00. Winter: from 10:00 to 18:00. Days closed: Mondays, 1st January, 24th, 25th and 31st December.
Rates: General- 5, 70 €, more than 65 and from 6 to 26 years old: 2, 80€. Gijon card: free.