The Torre de Vinagre Botanic Gardens (Jardin Botánico Torre del Vinagre) is located on the Tranco reservoir road (A - 319) at km. 48, Coto Ríos (Santiago-Pontones)

Torre de Vinagre Botanical Gardens

The Torre de Vinagre Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botánico Torre del Vinagre) is located on the Tranco reservoir road (A – 319) at km. 48, Coto Ríos (Santiago-Pontones) and is opposite the main visitor centre for the Sierra de Cazorla, Seguras y las Villas natural park.

The Sierra de Cazorla, Seguras y las Villas natural park is a botanists dream destination boasting more than 2000 different plant species, of which 34 are unique in the world such as Viola cazorlensis. This territory holds an impressive 5th of the variety of plant species to be found within the Iberian peninsular.

Viola cazorlensis in the Torre de Vinagre Botanical Gardens
Viola cazorlensis in the Torre de Vinagre Botanical Gardens

The garden contains an important collection of most of the woody plant species of the area including many endemics and representing over 300 species which are grouped into different plant classifications. Well laid out with various paths and excellent labelling in Spanish and scientific identification, it is well worth a visit for both general nature lovers and also dedicated botanists.

The official website for the town of Cazorla has an entry for the Torre de Vinagre Botanical Gardens here: https://cazorla.es/turismo/torre-vinagre-botanical-garden/

Address: Jardin Botánico Torre del Vinagre – Santiago-Pontones – Carretera A-319 (Cazorla-El Tranco), km. 48,5

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