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Palm Groves (Palmeral) of Elche

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Address: Calle Porta de La Morera 49, 03203 Elche, Spain
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+34 965 45 19 36
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I had a laugh at the criticism by another Trip Advisor visitor that this was OK if you like palm trees.True - but the point of it is really the history of the palm plantation... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
Northern Ireland
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Northern Ireland
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I had a laugh at the criticism by another Trip Advisor visitor that this was OK if you like palm trees.True - but the point of it is really the history of the palm plantation which goes back to Arab Spain. It has several sections worth visiting. I saw a lot of it from the little tourist train as well... More 

Thank grainnemhaol
Paradou, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The Palmeral is truly astonishing -- 200,000+ palm trees -- and El Huerto del Cura is its premier garden. Worth the tiny charge for entrance.

Thank Jenny F
Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

A massive area of palm trees. A lot of different kinds of trees and plants everywhere. Really big place, and u might get a little lost too wondering around. You should visit this place if you want to see all kinds of plants and feel like your not in the city.

Thank Boombaata
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The palm groves are interesting to walk through but don't expect even pathways. There are many trees so you are sheltered from the hot sun. In the centre there is a large dovecote where you can feed the birds. There are free exercise machines to try. You can buy food and drinks in the glass structured restaurant. As you exit... More 

Thank Davina J
Miramar, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

its a pleasure just to take a slow walk around elche, if you haven't done it yet, whats stopping you .Go and see it now its not so very hot anymore.

Thank Heike P
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the reason for visiting Elche - a park which goes round the city, free to enter, magical for strolling in, amazing trees, good explanatory writings, splendid children's playgrounds, terrific dove-cote - we loved it

Thank Ian K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We wandered through park mid morning in September. The temperature was pleasant to walk in . The palms are amazing & the park is well maintained we watched the maintenance of the trees & the brave council men undertaking the climb (rather them than me)! The park is respected as there is no litter & people instantly pick up dog... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Elche is famous for its Palm trees , so this was just an extension to the rest of the area. Could be made more spectacular with water features .

Thank GawnTennis
Benidorm, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very old park which is beautifully kept and open to the public for free.Accessable for everyone as the walks are paved and smooth.Plenty of benches to sit on for a picnic and it has a lttle cafe for drinks and snacks

1 Thank 5AnzioRob
Elche, Spain
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It was surprisingly impressive especially since i was not expacting to be that impressed. Elche is famous for their palms and they showed off their cultural heritage in their different shapes natural and artistic designs. It is a beautiful place to visit.

Thank Elegbusi M

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