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Jardi Botanic de Soller

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Address: Carretera Palma km 30,5, 07100, Soller, Majorca, Spain
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+34 971 63 40 14

Botanic Garden with interesting collection of plant species from Balearic...

Botanic Garden with interesting collection of plant species from Balearic islands, Canary and Madeira Islands, and Mediterranean islands as Corsica, Sardinia, Crete or Sicily. You can visit as well the medicinals plants collection, cactus collection and autoctonous fruits and vegetables collection.

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Off the tourist route but well worth a visit

Welcoming and helpful staff explained the origin of the gardens. A quiet haven with lots of places to sit and contemplate the planting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016

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Milton Keynes
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50 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited in October. Unkempt, unloved, unattractive, uninspiring. Every indications of long-term neglect. Not worth the effort, nor the expense. Perhaps it looks a little better in spring?

Thank Eric51_8
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Welcoming and helpful staff explained the origin of the gardens. A quiet haven with lots of places to sit and contemplate the planting.

Thank Lilimoses
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I had seen other reviews that were not good but wanted to support a locally run attraction. This garden was good a long time ago as you can see the layout is good but the plants have not been looked after and lots dead. The lady said they need water, but I would be very surprised if this revives them.... More 

Thank Mark T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Have visited much better gardens than this one. Some fruit trees, a couple of ponds and a lot of dried up vegetation.....not worth the effort or the entry fees.

Thank susannahm843
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The publicity promised to show us the variety of plants from the Balearics. I know it was the hottest time, but most of the plants looked dead and I don't think they'll revive when the rain comes. The cactus section had some impressive plants, but 8euros for the experience was pretty steep!

Thank Jackie A
Magdalena76, Curator at Jardi Botanic de Soller, responded to this review

Dear visitor, you are right when you say that august is the hotest time. Is enough that you look arround the landscpe of the Island. You can see how the vegetation is surviving during the summer: each specie has its own strategies to do that. So, we are a conservation garden, and the plants need to be like in the... More 

Rochford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Initially on entrance this place seems like a little oasis between the main road and Soller town. Unfortunately as a visitor attraction it did not deliver. It seemed that once upon a time this had been much more than it is today. The planting and the water features had certainly seen better days. As a keen gardener myself and having... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We visited here with our family and we did enjoy it. The gardens are about protecting the native plants and helping you prevent extinction of native plants. Due to the dry climate of Mallorca the gardens are quite dry but this reflects the topography they grow in. Would recommend if you have a whole day in Soller to spend but... More 

Thank ZMWCardiff
Magdalena76, Curator at Jardi Botanic de Soller, responded to this review

Dear visitors, Many thanks for coming and help us with the conservation of the Balearic wild flora. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Parking along the main road outside. 8 euros each entrance. Short of flowering plants at this time of year, however the trees in the orchard were nice and we had a lovely peacefull walk round.

Thank topspark40
Musselburgh Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Just been to the Jardine a credit to this who must work so hard maintaining it.felt very relaxing wandering around nicely laid out and with some beautiful plants not least the cacti.butterflies in abundance which was good to see.nice place for an hour's visit

Thank Malcolm42
Taunton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We were looking forward to our visit after looking at the web site. The garden looked a bit neglected and run down having seen lots of gardens while in Majorca we thought there would be a lot more plants in flower,there were some Bird of Paradise plants but looked but dried even the veg looked like it needed a good... More 

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