Cherry trees in blossom in the Jerte Valley. Cáceres. © Turismo de Extremadura.

Nature

Spain has some truly exceptional natural resources.

In this country –home to the second most UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserves– you're guaranteed to find everything: lakes, mountains, volcanoes, marshes, forests, valleys, cliffs… Spain's wide diversity of landscapes will never cease to amaze you. Take a break from the daily grind, breathe deeply, and cast all your cares aside.





Nature areas

National parks

Mountains and wetlands, beaches and forests, lakes and volcanoes... Spain's National Parks are distinctive for their variety, but above all, for their outstanding ecological wealth. Would you like to get to know them better?

  • Picos de Europa National Park.
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    Picos de Europa National Park.

  • Garajonay National Park.

    Garajonay National Park.

  • Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park.

    Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park.


  • Caldera de Taburiente National Park.
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    Saúl Santos. Patronato de Turismo de La Palma

    Caldera de Taburiente National Park.

  • Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.

    Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.

  • Doñana National Park.

    Doñana National Park.

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Biosphere Reserves

Spain's Biosphere Reserves are places where you'll feel especially close to the beauty and magic of nature in a very special way. Discover which spaces have the UNESCO distinction.

  • Picos de Europa National Park.
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     ©Turismo de Cantabria

    Picos de Europa National Park.

  • Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.

    Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.

  • Doñana National Park.

    Doñana National Park.


  • Monfragüe National Park.

    Monfragüe National Park.

  • Las Ubiñas-La Mesa Nature Reserve.

    Las Ubiñas-La Mesa Nature Reserve.

  • Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Nature Reserve.

    Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Nature Reserve.

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ECST ecotourism

Ecotourism. ECST (European Charter for Sustainable Tourism) accreditation for certain natural areas.

  • Picos de Europa National Park.
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     ©Turismo de Cantabria

    Picos de Europa National Park.

  • Garajonay National Park.

    Garajonay National Park.

  • Doñana National Park.

    Doñana National Park.


  • Monfragüe National Park.

    Monfragüe National Park.

  • Cabañeros National Park.

    Cabañeros National Park.

  • Bay of Cadiz Nature Reserve.

    Bay of Cadiz Nature Reserve.

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Tourism caves

With over 10,000 known and explored caves, Spain has a priceless natural heritage below ground. Some of these subterranean treasures are open to the public and have been specially adapted to receive visitors.

  • Valporquero Caves. Vegacervera.

    Valporquero Caves. Vegacervera.

  • Nerja Caves. Nerja.

    Nerja Caves. Nerja.

  • El Tesoro Cave. Rincón de la Victoria.

    El Tesoro Cave. Rincón de la Victoria.


  • Cave of Los Franceses. Pomar de Valdivia.

    Cave of Los Franceses. Pomar de Valdivia.

  • Meravelles Cave. Benifallet.

    Meravelles Cave. Benifallet.

  • El Viento Cave. Icod de los Vinos.

    El Viento Cave. Icod de los Vinos.

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More nature areas

In Spain you'll find a multitude of protected nature areas and spaces. Landscapes you won't want to miss, and where you're guaranteed to feel reinvigorated.

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