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Great Gardens of Spain


Written by
Anneli Bojstad
Photographs by
Eduardo Mencos

40 of Spain's most beautiful gardens, all open to the public, in words and pictures

Fashion, Travel

256 pages
295x250 mm
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Pub. Date:
20th October 2011

Acclaimed writer/photgrapher team Anneli Bojstad and Eduardo Mencos look at 40 of Spain's most beautiful gardens. Large and small, historical and contemporary, classical and modern, the gardens are all very different, reflecting the diversity of Spain's climate and landscape, from the moist, green north to the dry, hot Mediterranean south. All are among the most beautiful gardens to be found in Spain today, as over 200 stunning colour photographs reveal. And all are open to the public.




Pazo de Marinan

Monasterio de San Lorenzo de Trasouto

Pazo de Castrelos

La Quinta

Senorio de Bertiz

Jardin de Aclimatacion de La Orotava

Jardin de la Marquesa de Arucas

Jardin de Cactus


Jardines de Artigas

Park Guell

El Laberinto de Horta

Parque Sama

Jardin de Monforte

El Huerto del Cura



Pedreres de S’Hostal


Real Sitio de La Granja de San Ildefonso

El Romeral de San Marcos

El Bosque

Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo del Escorial

Casita del Infante

Casita del Principe

Quinta del Duque de Arco

Jardines del Buen Retiro

El Jardin de Joaquin Sorolla

Real Jardin Botanico

El Capricho

Real Sitio de Aranjuez

Jardin de la Real Fabrica de Panos

Monasterio de Piedra


Patio de los Naranjos

Palacio de Viana



El Carmen de la Fundacion Rodriguez Acosta

Real Alcazar

La Casa de Pilatos

Parque Maria Luisa

Casa del Rey Moro

La Concepcion



Anneli Bojstad is a journalist and designer. Born and brought up in Sweden, she has lived for many years in Spain. Like her husband, Eduardo Mencos, she contributes regularly to Vogue, Country Life, Condé Nast Traveller, Elle Deco and Casa & Campo.

Inspiring and captivating, this book will make an impressive addition to your coffee table or bookcase that will leave you itching to visit every single garden in its pages.

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Evening Standard

Among this year's picture book gems is the stunning Great Gardens of Spain

Eduardo Mencos is one of Spain's leading photographers.
Frances Lincoln
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