Frequently asked questions and answers
According to Law 11/2009, of July 6, 2009, on the administrative regulation of public shows and recreational activities: the organizers have the right to return to the users or spectators the amount they have paid in the event that the show or activity is suspended or modified in an essential way, and to attend the claims for this reason that are appropriate, in accordance with the applicable legislation, except in those cases in which it has been expressly and clearly announced to each of the users or spectators that the organizers or owners reserve the right to modify the programming, or in those cases in which the suspension or modification occurs once the show or activity has begun and is due to fortuitous causes or force majeure.
Persons holding a disability accreditation card may purchase a functional diversity ticket, which is available at a reduced price. The disability accreditation card must be presented as proof at the access area.
Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult and must always be accompanied and supervised by adults. Children up to 36 months old have free admission.
The following groups will be able to enjoy their tickets at a reduced price: 2 adults and 2 minors (4-pack of tickets), people with functional diversity, students, people over 65 years of age and people under 18 years of age.
Since Las luces del Botánico . STELA is a special event held at the Jardín Botánico - Histórico La Concepción, unfortunately, daily tickets for the Jardín Botánico - Histórico La Concepción are not valid.
The circular (non-guided) tour is a predetermined route of approximately 2.2 kilometers in length. Depending on the length of stay and breaks, it takes between 1 hour and 15 minutes and 1 hour and 30 minutes to finish. Of course, you are welcome to take a break along the way to admire the fascinating lights, photograph this unforgettable evening or sample the Christmas delicacies in the festively decorated courtyard. Naturally, the venue has toilets for the attendees.
Below you can consult the map of the route and see the layout of the facilities.
In order to provide you with the most enjoyable experience possible, we have limited visitor access to 30 minutes. Please report at the access time shown on your ticket and enter within the half hour indicated. Example: if you have purchased a ticket for 6:00 pm, you may enter between 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm.
The ticket office closes at 9:00 pm. The last entrance to Las luces del Botánico and the circular tour is at 9:00 pm. If you like, please note that, from 9.15 pm, the security service will inform visitors still on the circular route of the imminent closure of Las luces del Botánico at 10.30 pm.
Las luces del Botánico de Málaga will be open from November 27, 2022 to January 8, 2023 between 18:30 and 21:00 (closing of the installation at 22:30).
The Botanical Lights will be closed on December 24 and 31, 2022 and January 5, 2023.
No food or beverages are allowed on the premises. During the tour you will find a selection of Christmas specialties with delicious food and drinks. The gastronomic offer includes both sweet and savory dishes.
The use of public transportation is strongly recommended due to limited parking spaces.
Public transportation (Please note that the entrance fee to Las luces del Botánico does not include public transportation).
Bus - Line 2 - 15 minutes walk
Christmas Lights Tourist Bus Price (round trip): 4,00€. Sale online with your ticket and on the bus. Daily service every 30 minutes (could be less depending on the affluence).
> IDA - Renfe Vialia Station > Santa Isabel Corridor > Jorge Silvela-Cruz Roja > La Concepción Botanical-Historical Garden
First bus departure from Renfe Vialia: 18:00h
Last bus departure from Renfe Vialia: 21:00h
> RETURN - La Concepción Botanical-Historical Garden > Paseo Martiricos - La Rosaleda Stadium > Santo Domingo Corridor (City Center) > Vialia RENFE Station
Departure of the first bus from the Botanical Garden: 6:30 p.m.
Last bus departure from the Botanical Garden: 22:35h
** Price (round trip): 4,00€. Sale online with your ticket (can be added during the online ticket purchase process) and on the bus. Daily service every 30 minutes (could be less depending on the affluence).
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We invite you to take pictures of all our facilities, you can even bring a tripod, as long as those pictures are not for commercial use.
Unfortunately, bicycles, motorcycles, scooters or skateboards are not allowed on the grounds of the Jardin Botánico - Histórico La Concepción for security reasons. Please note that there is no parking for bicycles on the grounds. Of course, you can park your bicycle outside the premises.
Likewise, ball games or similar games that could endanger the integrity of the vegetation will not be allowed.
No suitcases or other bulky objects may be brought in.
The circular walk runs over uneven terrain. Signage has been provided for visitors with wheelchairs or strollers, but irregularities in the natural terrain of the Jardín Botánico-Histórico La Concepción will still be present.
The visit of Las luces del Botánico will not be cancelled and, therefore, the price of the tickets will not be refunded in case of rain, wind, fog or any other inclement weather.
In the event that the weather conditions are really adverse, and prevent a visit to the facilities with a guaranteed minimum of safety for visitors, we will proceed to cancel by time slots. The organization will study the feasibility of the exhibition by sessions. In this case, the affected tickets will be returned directly to the cards with which the purchase was made.
Las luces del Botánico is an outdoor event. Please don't forget to bring waterproof clothing and, if necessary, an umbrella and good footwear.