More than 4,000 specimens of Camellias, and lots of different kinds of botanical species that will amaze you not just because of their natural beauty, but because of the hands that work on them.

The garden of the Pazo de Rubianes started in the late XVII Century with a gardening project that covered the closest surroundings to the palace and the area today known as the “pond of the frogs”. It was during the XVIII Century when the most important performances regarding the organization of the cultives and incrementation of the garden areas were made. The passion about gardening passed from fathers to sons and during the XVIII and XIX Centuries the new projects of gardening happened, with the introduction of new species that became authentic botanical monuments: the magnolias, california insence cedras, cryptomerias, blue gums, camphors trees, ash tree, araucaria, oaks, cork oaks, camellias and many other species that fill the park of the Pazo de Rubianes today.

No doubt, the garden of the Pazo de Rubianes is a garden of Camellias, a winter garden, station where the most of 800 varieties of Camellias shine, turning this garden into a unique place in Europe.

“The passion for gardening passed from fathers to sons”.
Thanks to that passion, the botanical park of Pazo de Rubianes is now recognized as a Garden of Excellence by the International Society of the Camellia.