Contact details

Autopista A7 a Dénia, salida 62 (Ondara) o Nacional 332, a Ondara-Denia.
Alicante - Alacant  (Valencia)
Centro de Interpretación del Parque Natural del Montgó (Dénia)
parque_montgo@gva.es
http://www.citma.gva.es/web/pn-el-montgo
Tel.:+34 679196461
Tel.:+34 966467155
Fax.:+34 966467160

Location

Parque Natural de El Montgó



Description

Montgó

Montgó Nature Reserve is located between the towns of Denia and Javea in Alicante. The park includes a coastal section that covers over 3 kilometres..

The geological composition of this Nature Reserve is characterized by Cretaceous materials. On the lower parts of it, marl and marlaceous lime abound, while the escarpments are formed by compact limestone. Its flora includes kermes oak groves dotted with mastic trees and rhamnnus alaternus, as well as Mediterranean scrub.

Municipalities

Alicante - Alacant (Valencia)

Dénia, Jávea


  • Type of area Nature reserve
  • Area 2117.68 ha. hectares

Map

Access and surroundings

Cultural information

The actual Nature Reserve contains archaeologically important items, such as paintings, Phoenician amphoras and the remains of Iberian settlements.

Environmental information

The marine bird life comprises the yellow-footed gull (Larus cachinnans), sandwich tern (Sterna sandvicensis) and Audouin's gull (Larus audouinii), amongst other species.

Information for visits

Unrestricted access to the Nature Park.




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