Leaders, Lecturers & Tour Managers

Anneli Bojstad

Swedish-born Anneli Bojstad has lived and worked in Spain for the past 35 years, dividing her time between Madrid and Andalucía. She spends her time developing and managing cultural projects in various fields, curating art exhibitions, and publishing books on gardens, architecture and Spanish landscapes. Anneli gained her BA in Art History at Stockholm University and a MA in Hispanic Studies at Complutense University, Madrid. She is fluent in both Spanish and English.

She is the author of Great Gardens of Spain (2011), Jardines Mágicos de España (2011) and La Gran Aventura de los Indianos (2008) and has contributed articles to major publications including Architectural Digest, VogueElle DecoTelva and Casa & Campo. She has curated exhibitions including ‘Jardines del Alma’ in the Real Jardín Botánico. For over 10 years she worked as Administration and Communications Manager for the landscape architecture practice, Estudio Eduardo Mencos (www.eduardomencos.com).

Anneli has assisted in planning and hosting ASA’s tours of Spain since 2008, sharing her passion for Spanish history, culture and garden design. Her tours include ‘Great Monuments and Gardens of Spain’ and ‘Art and Culture in Spain’. In 2025 she leads ASA’s new tour entitled ‘Andalucía: Cultural Landscapes of Southern Spain’ for which she spent several months researching.

Past Tours
  • Gardens in Spanish Culture (2017, 2019)
  • Art and Culture in Spain (2018-2019)