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Garajonay National Park. La Gomera

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.



Activities

In Spain there are numerous specialised packages, companies and guides that offer the chance to enjoy a whole range of sporting and recreational activities in natural settings. Here are a few suggestions:





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.

    Picos de Europa National Park.

  • Teide National Park.

    Teide National Park.

  • Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.

    Sierra de Guadarrama 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.

  • Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.

    Ordesa and Monte Perdido 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.

  • Las Ubiñas-La Mesa Nature Reserve.

    Las Ubiñas-La Mesa Nature Reserve.

  • Intercontinental Mediterranean Biosphere Reserve. Andalusia (Spain) –Morocco.

    Intercontinental Mediterranean Biosphere Reserve. Andalusia (Spain) –Morocco.

  • El Hierro Biosphere Reserve.

    El Hierro Biosphere Reserve.


  • La Gomera Biosphere Reserve.

    La Gomera Biosphere Reserve.

  • Biosphere Reserve: the island and sea of Fuerteventura.

    Biosphere Reserve: the island and sea of Fuerteventura.

  • Gerês – Xurés Biosphere Reserve.

    Gerês – Xurés Biosphere Reserve.

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ECST ecotourism

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

  • Los Alcornocales Nature Reserve.

    Los Alcornocales Nature Reserve.

  • Sierra Nevada National Park.

    Sierra Nevada National Park.

  • Doñana National Park.

    Doñana National Park.


  • Sierra Nevada Nature Reserve.

    Sierra Nevada Nature Reserve.

  • Las Batuecas - Sierra de Francia Nature Reserve.

    Las Batuecas - Sierra de Francia Nature Reserve.

  • Sierra de Gredos Regional Reserve.

    Sierra de Gredos Regional 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.

  • Lapis Specularis de la Mora Encantada Roman mine. Torrejoncillo del Rey.

    Lapis Specularis de la Mora Encantada Roman mine. Torrejoncillo del Rey.

  • Arrikrutz Cave. Oñati.

    Arrikrutz Cave. Oñati.

  • Las Calaveras Cave. Benidoleig.

    Las Calaveras Cave. Benidoleig.


  • Cave of Can Marçà. Sant Joan de Labritja.

    Cave of Can Marçà. Sant Joan de Labritja.

  • Valporquero Caves. Vegacervera.

    Valporquero Caves. Vegacervera.

  • Adsubia Cave. Adsubia.

    Adsubia Cave. Adsubia.

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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.

  • Las Ubiñas-La Mesa Nature Reserve.

    Las Ubiñas-La Mesa Nature Reserve.


  • Parque Natural de la Sierra de Hornachuelos.

    Parque Natural de la Sierra de Hornachuelos.

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