River Ebro. Landscape

Nature

Nature in Spain is truly exceptional   In the country with the second most UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in the world, you can find it all: lakes, mountains, volcanoes, marshes, forests, valleys, cliffs, and more. The diversity of Spain's landscapes will never cease to amaze you. Take a break from the daily grind, breathe deeply, and cast all your cares aside.



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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?

  • Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.
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    A. Moreno / Fototeca CENEAM

    Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.

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

  • Garajonay National Park.

    Garajonay National Park.


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

    Caldera de Taburiente National Park.

  • Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park.

    Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park.

  • Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park.

    Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici 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.

  • Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.
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    A. Moreno / Fototeca CENEAM

    Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.

  • Picos de Europa National Park.
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     ©Turismo de Cantabria

    Picos de Europa National Park.

  • Doñana National Park.

    Doñana National Park.


  • Sierra Nevada National Park.

    Sierra Nevada National Park.

  • Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.

    Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.

  • Monfragüe National Park.

    Monfragüe National Park.

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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.


  • Cabañeros National Park.

    Cabañeros National Park.

  • Sierra Nevada National Park.

    Sierra Nevada National Park.

  • Monfragüe National Park.

    Monfragüe National Park.

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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.

  • Las Calaveras Cave. Benidoleig.

    Las Calaveras Cave. Benidoleig.

  • Adsubia Cave. Adsubia.

    Adsubia Cave. Adsubia.

  • Rull Cave. Vall de Ebo.
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    ACTE

    Rull Cave. Vall de Ebo.


  • Avín Cavern. Onís.

    Avín Cavern. Onís.

  • "Ojo Guareña" Caves in Merindad de Sotoscueva. Merindad de Sotoscueva.

  • El Soplao Cave. Rionansa.

    El Soplao Cave. Rionansa.

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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.

  • El Hondo Nature Reserve.
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    Parque Natural del Hondo

    El Hondo Nature Reserve.


  • Iruelas Valley Nature Reserve.

    Iruelas Valley Nature Reserve.

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