Best Nature Reserves in Spain



Tabernas desert in Spain – one of the few deserts in Europe

Tabernas desert in Spain – one of the few deserts in Europe

Situated in the southeastern portion of Spain, you will find one of the few deserts in all of Europe. The Tabernas Desert covers an area of 280 square kilometers and sees less than 200 millimeters of annual rainfall. Due to the fact that it is surrounded by mountains on all sides, it never sees the […]

Updated: May 26, 2020 | By | Reply More

El Torcal de Antequera – popular nature reserve in Spain

El Torcal de Antequera – popular nature reserve in Spain

The El Torcal de Antequera is a Spanish nature reserve which is located just outside of the city of Antequera. It is a very popular destination in Europe on account of its most unusual transformations. It was back in 1929 when the area was first designated as a site of national natural interest, but was […]

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Laguna de Fuente de Piedra – one of the largest colonies of pink flamingos in Europe | Spain

Laguna de Fuente de Piedra – one of the largest colonies of pink flamingos in Europe | Spain

It was back in 1988 when a 1,364 hectare parcel of land just outside of Andalucia was first designated as a preserved area in order to help protect one of the largest colonies of pink flamingos on the Iberian Peninsula. Today, the Fuente de Piedra Lagoon is not only home to the largest colony of […]

Updated: February 21, 2020 | By | Reply More

Parc Natural de s’Albufera de Mallorca | Spain

Parc Natural de s’Albufera de Mallorca | Spain

The Parc Natural de s’Albufera de Mallorca, or the S’Albufera Nature Park in Northern Mallorca, is a special area of the Balearics. Essential in terms of conservation, the S’Albufera Nature Park is made up of dunes, floodplains and wetlands. The park has been called a “welcome relief” from Mallorca’s crowded beaches, and provides lots of […]

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Ruidera Lagoons – a unique natural park in Spain

Ruidera Lagoons – a unique natural park in Spain

Ruidera Lagoons (Lagunas de Ruidera) is a unique natural park located in the southern part of Spain, 240km south of Madrid and 270km west of Valencia. Natural park consists of 16 lagoons located above the La Mancha plain and covers an area of more than 38 square kilometres. The lagoons are connected by waterfalls, rivers […]

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Las Médulas in Spain – the most important gold mine in the Roman Empire

Las Médulas in Spain – the most important gold mine in the Roman Empire

Las Médulas was in the Roman Empire the most important gold mine. It is located in Spain, just few kilometres from the town of Ponferrada, near the borders with Portugal. The mining started already in the 1st Century. The Romans used the hydraulic mining technique. After two centuries of extremely profitable mining the Romans departed […]

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