Cabañeros National Park
Iberian fauna in the meadow
Cabañeros National Park is outstanding because of its abundant fauna, including many endemic species.
The meadows, mountain ranges and massifs covered with Mediterranean forests and thicket make a beautiful landscape. It is also the habitat of many animal species, especially birds (black vultures, Spanish imperial eagles, golden eagles). Large mammals also live in Cabañeros (45 species). It is easy to spot deer, wild boar and roe deer.
Type of area
Area: 40.856 Hectares
Location: It is situated between the provinces of Toledo and Ciudad Real (Castile-La Mancha), in the heart of Spain.
Information for visits: It has various routes, visitor centres and museums. There are two roads which run through the park, offering outstanding views of the forests and with areas of rock roses and heaths among strawberry trees. You can check the Visitor Centres on this page.
More access information.
Environmental information: Cabañeros combines the Mediterranean landscape with areas of Atlantic vegetation. Thanks to this we find pastureland, oak groves, cork oak forests and thicket. The park has a large number of animal species, including some endemic species.
Cultural information: The chance of visiting different towns on the vast La Mancha plains, where there are many examples of artistic and monumental heritage. The name of the park comes from the huts ("cabañas") of the shepherds who used to live here. Some of them were refurbished and can be visited today.
Recorridos por el Parque, Ruta en 4x4
Ciudad Real (Castilla-La Mancha)
Alcoba, Horcajo de los Montes, Navas de Estena, Retuerta del Bullaque
Toledo (Castilla-La Mancha)
Hontanar, Navalucillos, Los
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