Barranco de la Rajita y Roque de la Fortaleza Nature Reserve




Contact details

Vallehermoso, Gomera  (Canary Islands)
Oficina de Turismo San Sebastián de La Gomera
sansebastian@lagomera.travel
http://www.gobiernodecanarias.org/politicaterritorial/temas/espaciosnaturales/categorias/islascontenido/lagomera/monumento_g8/index.html
Tel.:+34 922141512
Fax.:+34 922870281

Location

Parque Natural del Barranco de la Rajita y Roque de la Fortaleza



Description

An emblematic, rocky landscape.

Impressive rock formations, with fanciful and steep shapes, developing their own habitats on vertical faces.

This area has a rural, rocky landscape with steep faces that are home to endangered and protected species.For example, the siempre viva and the spotted knapweed.The wild olive trees and heather grow in the cracks of these faces.

Municipalities

Gomera (Canary Islands)

Vallehermoso


  • Type of area Nature reserve
  • Area 1788,1 hectares

Map

Access and surroundings

Cultural information

In the area you can see some houses.In the Fortress you can find traces of ancient aborigine use.

Environmental information

Formations made up of basalt materials where abundant species such as the Balearic shearwater, osprey, and birds of prey namely the common buzzard and the kestrel.The vegetation includes masses of heather and broom.



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