The Pazo de Santa Cruz de Rivadulla, in a beautiful setting on the shores of the Ulla Valley protected by the peak Sacro.
Back in the 16th century, the property was walled and divided following a renaissance design by planting more than 500 Olive trees and vines. Fountains, ponds, the waterfall, the house and the chapel were also placed and enhanced.
Most of the rustic landscape garden we see today was largely developed by the Armada family in the 1870s. It is a remarkable relic: a picturesque pleasure ground of winding paths and sinuous waterways, and romantic huts.
It is currently the reference in Galicia for the outstanding collections of Camellia Trees, boxwood alleys, giant magnolias and Liriodendrons as well as Palm trees, australian ferns, Cryptomerias and oak trees.