The Finca de la Concepción (Concepción country estate) is one of most beautiful and important tropical and subtropical gardens of Spain and one of the most appreciated ones in the whole of Europe. Created around 1855 by the Marquises of Casa Loring, it was expanded some years later by the second owners, the Echevarría–Echevarrieta family. It was officially declared a Historic and Artistic Garden (currently a “Bien de Interés Cultural” (Heritage of Cultural Interest)) in 1943. It became the property of the Council of Málaga in the spring of 1990 that opened it to the public in 1994.

It comprises 23 hectares and it has a garden in the centre that has been declared to be a historic/artistic garden of approximately 3 hectares. Form the set of fountains and waterfalls combined with a beautiful selection of subtropical plants from all over the world, its romantic landscape style stands out with significant neoclassical features

There are more than 25,000 plants belonging to about 2,000 different species of which 90 are palm trees, 200 are native plants and the remainder are tropical and subtropical.

Source: malagaturismo.com

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Opening hours:
From 1st April to 30th September: 9:30-20:30
From 1st October to 31st March: 9:30-17:30
24th & 31st December: 9:30-15:00
Visitors may remain in the garden for up to half an hour after closing time.
Closed on Mondays, 25th December & 1st January

Entrance:€5.20 per person

Website: http://laconcepcion.malaga.eu

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