The Jardín Botanico La Concepción is located on a hillside on the outskirts of Málaga and is a mixture of paved routes and hillside and forest tracks, with some of the areas quite wild.

Jardín Botanico La Concepción

Jardín Botanico La Concepción

Getting There

From Alameda, in the centre of Málaga, take the EMT bus number 2 right to its end stop. It is then about a ten minute walk to the gardens. Cost €1.30.

A taxi from Málaga Bus Station will cost you around €9, not bad if there are several of you sharing the ride.

Jardín Botanico La Concepción

The Gardens

The gardens are divided into several areas and there are walking routes – with picnic/rest areas along the way – of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty.

Jardín Botanico La Concepción

There is a Forest Route, Historical Garden Route, Mirador (viwepoint) Route, Cactus garden and many more to keep you occupied.

Jardín Botanico La Concepción

Opening Times

April 1st to September 30th: 09:30 to 19:30
October 1st to March 31st: 09:30 to 16:30
Closed Mondays, December 25th and January 1st

There is a nice little cafe by the entrance.

Entry to the gardens is €5.20

Jardín Botanico La Concepción

Photo Gallery Málaga Botanical Gardens

Birds regularly seen in the gardens

Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Reed Warbler
Red-legged Partridge
Meadow Pipit
Grey Heron
Common Buzzard
Short-toed Treecreeper
Cetti´s Warbler
Rock Dove
Common Cuckoo
House Martin
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Cirl Bunting
Common Kestrel
Pied Flycatcher
Common Chaffinch
Crested Lark
Common Booted Eagle
Red-rumped Swallow
Barn Swallow
Woodchat Shrike
Common Crossbill
Rufous Nightingale
European Bee-eater
Blue Rock Thrush
White Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail
Spotted Flycatcher
Monk Parakeet
Golden Oriole
Coal Tit
Blue Tit
Great Tit
House Sparrow
Black Redstart
Common Chiffchaff
Willow Warbler
Ring-necked Parakeet
Crag Martin
European Serin
Eurasian Collared Dove
European Turtle Dove
Spotless Starling
Garden Warbler
Sardinian Warbler
Song Thrush
Mistle Thrush