JARDÍN ARTÍSTICO NACIONAL HUERTO DEL CURA
The Huerto del Cura (The Priest’s Garden), declared an National Artistic Garden in 1943, has an area of 12,000 m2. Inside it is harmoniously housed a wide range of Mediterranean and tropical plants arranged to create an atmosphere of tranquillity and repose. The palm trees, the true protagonists of the garden, lend it its distnctive aspect.
A splendid collections of palms and cacti from all corners of the world, with many varieties which have been adapted to our climate, may also be enjoyed. In addition to the palm trees, many other Spanish Mediterranean plants, such as lemon, orange, pomegranate, carob and jujube trees are cultivated in the Huerto del Cura, alongside others from subtropical climes which have, over time, been added to from beautiful collection of plants from exotic places.
But the most prized jewel in the crown, due to its rarity, is the Imperial Palm. It a unique date palm with seven branches born of the same trunk which gives them life, and whose beauty and symmetry mean that it is an exceptional palm amongst palms. It is named after the Empress Elisabeth of Austria “Sissi”, to whom it was dedicated by Chaplain Castaño when she visited the Palm Grove in 1894.
Adults – 6€
Senior +65 – 4€
Students – 4€
Children (5-15 years old) – 3€
Elche residents – 3€
Disabled – 3€
Unemployed – 3€
From 20 people; booking in advance is recommended.
Adults – 3.00€
Children – 3€
Direct payment at the ticket office. Most cards are welcomed. For Reduced and Special discount rates, proof must be shown. Prices shown are inclusive of VAT.
From Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attention: 1st January from 11 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
From Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
From Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
APRIL AND MAY
From Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Attention: 18th – 19th May closed.
From Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 20 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
JULY AND AUGUST
From Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
From Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.
From Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
From Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attention: 24th and 31st December from 10 a.m. to 15 p.m. 25th December closed.
Palm pruning demonstration – 60.00€
Guided visit – 90.00€
White palm plaiting demonstration – 50.00€
Cocktail in reserved area – Please enquire
(*) Per person
For these special services, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
- address: Calle Porta de la Morera, 49
- phone: +34 965 451 936
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Web: http://jardin.huertodelcura.com/