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A large natural space on the slopes of Monte Pedroso (Compostela's most emblematic hill), halfway between a city park -due to its configuration, layout and facilities- and forest; in fact, it is bordered by the Monte Pedroso Forest Park.

Granxa do Xesto combines woodland (eucalyptus trees, pines and native species), grassland and small lakes fed by natural springs. It features 3 km of paths, a children's playground and different sports elements.

It is also the starting point of a network of paths around Monte Pedroso, where an interesting outdoor Way of the Cross, made up of large stone 'cruceiros' or crosses, leads up to the summit, offering a fine view of the city in the surrounding landscape.

Technical data:

Extension: 82.711 m2
Duration of park tour: 50 minutes
Topography: steep slope
Open: 24 hours
Special botanical interest
Viewpoint / good views
Extensive shandy areas
Extensive lawns
Areas with benches for resting
Pedestrian itineraries
Posibility of cycling
Drinking fountains
Watercourses
Children's playground
Night lighting
Nearby parking areas

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Granxa do Xesto Park

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Location
Santo Ignacio do Monte, Santiago de Compostela, 15898