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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ojo Guareña Caves Natural Monument.

    Ojo Guareña Caves Natural Monument.

  • 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.

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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.

  • La Jayona Mine. Fuente del Arco.

    La Jayona Mine. Fuente del Arco.

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

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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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