Botanical Garden of Padron, La Coruña, Galicia, Spain

The Botanical Garden of Padron is next to the N-550 road in the province of La Coruna, autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. It contains many species of plants, some of them highly developed and mature, being a rarity or a singular plant in Galicia. The garden date from the first decades of the nineteenth century constructed of a farm belonging to the Counts of San Juan. It was built in the pattern characteristic of the time, mixing Italian, English and French styles. The garden has a herbarium, greenhouse and new areas were added to the original structure. We find many monuments like the statue of the fourteenth century of the Galician troubadour known as “The lover” or another as the Castelao bust. There are almost 300 plant species that come from different parts of the world. Many social and cultural events of the village of Padron take place in the garden.


The garden is a beautiful place to walk, relax on a bench reading something or just enjoy nature and the variety of plants found there.

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