Easily the most prominent urban park in all of Santiago de Compostela, Parque de la Alameda is open 24 hours per day and boasts a dazzling array of features and activities.
Actually comprised of three separate parks, this location is perfect for taking leisurely walks, and experiencing the local culture. It has a pleasant atmosphere that's made it a natural, open-air lounge for both residents and tourists alike. With a privileged location just between the old town and the university, it boasts a visually impressive arrangement of ponds, fountains, and flowerbeds.
Peppered with magnificent foliage and a variety of ornamental species, it offers the shade of Eucalyptus trees and lush, oak groves. There's a bandstand, a gorgeous pergola, and numerous walking paths, playgrounds, cycling paths, and picnic areas among many other things.