Visit the botanical garden: Jardín Botánico Canario “Viera y Clavijo”
Visit the Jardín Botánico Canario “Viera y Clavijo” –
Guided visit by a Canary flora specialist.
From Monday to Friday : at 9.30 am and 11.30 . Meeting point at the lower entrance of the Garden (Carretera del Dragonal – Tafira baja – Las Palmas de GC)
It’s a visit in which we’ll take advantage of a real contact with nature, among walks and commentaries, we’ll save one moment for observation and taking photos. We will learn about the Canarian flora and its various ecosystems.
The Canarian botanical Garden “Vieja y Clavijo” founded by the Swedish botanist E.Seventenius, offers an authentic museum of the wealthy flora of the Canary islands.
The whole Canaria’s flora is represented in the Canarian garden being itself the biggest garden of Spain. We’ll contemplate the strangest and most interesting endemisms of the seven islands.
We will discover the diversity of flora in the Canaries as well as its beauty. We’ll discuss about the conservation of Canarian biodiversity and about the plants threatened with extinction. The Canarian botanical garden “Vieja y Clavijo” is much more than a simple garden, it turned itself throughout the years into a worldwide institution, a model for conservation.
During the visit, we’ll be in contact with various ecosystems : we’ll walk in the thermophylic wood, the laurel forest, the coast vegetation, the pine forest…..We’ll tell the legends about the Canarian dragon tree, we‘ll learn about the uses of the Canarian palm tree. We’ll also visit the gardens of exotic plants, the Gardens of cactus and succulents, the worldly Garden.
After the visit, you have the possibility to enjoy the upper part of the garden by yourself and reach the top (upper entrance) of the garden.
We recommend you to wear comfortable walking shoes and a waterproof coat (just in case!)
Visit for individuals in small group of 15 people maximum. For all public. We adapt the itinerary for person with reduced mobility.
Guided visit : at 9.30 am and11.30 am – Duration: 2hours
Prices: adult: 15€/pers – teenager from 12 to 18: 8€ – Child less 12 : free
Languages: English, Spanish, French
For more information and booking, please contact us.