The history of La Concepcíon dates back to 1855 when the garden's creators, Jorge Loring, and Amalia Heredia, decided to create a garden after visiting some of Europe’s finest gardens whilst on their honeymoon. Their comfortable economic situation coupled with their international contacts enabled them to build one of the finest collections of flora in southern Europe. After being purchased by the Echevarria-Echevarrieta family in 1911 the gardens were extended to their current size with the addition of several new areas
Nature & Environment
one of the most beautiful attractions to escape the stereotypical Malaga would have to be Malaga’s Botanic Gardens or as it is better known La Concepció Botanic Gardens.
Located on the outskirts of Malaga this 49-hectare estate houses, La Concepcíon, a romantic- style garden home to more than 2,000 species of plants. Today the Botanic Gardens provide the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of vibrant Malaga and ease into the quiet of the Gardens, get in touch with nature, lose yourself in the gardens and enjoy spectacular views of Malaga and surrounds. One of the best ways to explore and appreciate the gardens is to take one of the many walking itineraries in the gardens. There are various thematic tours ranging from between one and two hours that help visitors see the highlights. Before visiting the gardens, its a good idea to plan your visit beforehand, based on the different itineraries offered
just 15 minutes away from the airport.
Adults 5,20€ each. Children from 6 to 16 years 3,10€ each. Retired and groups 3,10€ each. Guided tours are usually an additional 3€.