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The Palmeral or Palm Grove of Elche (Spanish: Palmeral de Elche, Valencian: Palmerar d'Elx) is the generic name used to designate a system of date palm orchards in the city of Elche (Spain).Plan your Palmeral of Elche visit and explore what else you can see and do in Elche using our Elche trip planner.
Currently, in the urban area of Elche there are a total of 97 different orchards containing about 70,000 date palms, mostly in the east bank of the Vinalopó. This number does not include other large plantations located around the city proper. All together, the number may be close to 200,000 palms.
The Palm Grove covers over 3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi), including 1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi) within the city of Elche.
It is the only palm grove of its type anywhere in Europe, the northernmost of its kind and one of the largest in the world, surpassed in size only by some in Arab countries.
Palmeral of Elche reviews
Although we visited in January we still enjoyed our walk through the swaying palm trees. There were nice eye catching buildings and garden architecture with plenty of water areas. Not a place to... more »
Lots of palms and not a bad place to walk arround but in reality it's just a municipal park so nothing stunning more »
lovely park with walks stream and shade on a sunny day took the tour train through then decided to walk through as it was so pleasant
Nice but I was waiting a bigger park. It's free public park.
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