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Cabañeros National Park



Location

Cabañeros National Park

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Description

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.

Municipalities

Ciudad Real (Castile-La Mancha)

Retuerta del Bullaque, Alcoba, Horcajo de los Montes, Navas de Estena

Toledo (Castile-La Mancha)

Hontanar, Navalucillos, Los


Location

It is situated between the provinces of Toledo and Ciudad Real (Castile-La Mancha), in the heart of Spain.
 


See tourist services and activities in the park


Type of area
National park

Area
40.856 hectares

What you can do


  • Routes around the Park
  • 4x4 route

Map

Access and surroundings

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.
 

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.
 

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.
 

Visitor centres

Torre de Abraham visitor centre and recreational centre

Location

CM-403 (junto al pantano de la Torre de Abraham)
Torre de Abraham, Retuerta del Bullaque (Ciudad Real)


Schedule

From Jun 01 to Aug 31
From 09:00 to 20:00



From Sep 01 to Oct 31
From 09:00 to 19:00



From Nov 01 to Mar 31
From 09:00 to 18:00



From Apr 01 to May 31
From 09:00 to 19:00



'Casa Palillos' visitor centre

Location

Carretera Pueblo Nuevo del Bullaque-Santa Quiteria
Alcoba de los Montes, Alcoba (Ciudad Real)

Contact details

Tel.:: [+34 926783297]
Fax.: [+34 926783297]


Schedule

From Jun 01 to Aug 31
From 09:00 to 20:00



From Sep 01 to Oct 31
From 09:00 to 19:00



From Nov 01 to Mar 31
From 09:00 to 18:00



From Apr 01 to May 31
From 09:00 to 19:00



From Jul 01 to Aug 31
From 09:00 to 20:00



From Sep 01 to Oct 31
From 09:00 to 19:00



From Nov 01 to Mar 31
From 09:00 to 18:00



From Apr 01 to May 01
From 09:00 to 19:00