Others parks and gardens

Vigo: Others parks and gardens

Near the port there are two important landscaped parks: the Alameda and Gardens Elduayen or Montero Rios recently renovated by the project "Open Vigo to the sea".

The Alameda

The Alameda is a historic city park built in the late nineteenth century on reclaimed land like that of Elduayen. Its design has changed over the years until its final configuration of a large central hall with side beds and three sources: a large central fountain with jets of water games and small fonts colors and two at the ends.

In Alameda there are two series of sculptures. A natural motif with animals carved in stone sculptor and painter Jose Luis Medina and several other figures (fisherman, motherhood, smith,.) Galician sculptor Nogueira.

Elduayen Gardens

In the port of Vigo, close to trekking, are the gardens of Elduayen or Avenues. Its initial design was English garden with a certain oriental, but underwent a facelift in 1997 within the project Open Vigo to the sea lost its initial design.

Still retains its own initial tree disposal of English garden. It consists of large lawn areas, landscaped areas and paved walkways.

In the gardens there is a sculpture that names Elduayen gardens.Sculpture classicist of the late nineteenth century by the great sculptor Agustín Querol.

The Guide

In the parish of Teis and privileged position next to the river, the park is now crowned by the chapel of the same name. This park is a natural area with gardens and forests of pines and oaks and magnificent views of the Ria de Vigo.

This park has a nature trail and ordeal marked. At the foot of this park is the beach of Punta.


Below are the Alameda Gardens Eijo Garay and garden area of ??Arenal Street. Close to these are the gardens of the Plaza de la Estrella.

Each district and parish have their parks and gardens so we can not discuss them all here but we can not forget to mention the Riouxa park designed by famous architect Ricardo Bofill and park in the parish Bouza Coia with care garden design and superb natural forest.