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Contactgegevens

Castile-La Mancha Regional Organisation of Nature Areas
Tel.:+34 949360100

Lokalisatie

Alto Tajo nature reserve

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Beschrijving

One of the most important biodiversity areas in Castile-La Mancha

Situated between the south-east of Guadalajara and the north-east of Cuenca, this nature reserve is the largest network of canyons and gorges in Castile-La Mancha. Most of the typical characteristics of the Iberian Mountain Range can be found in the Alto Tajo region. Some of the important features of the terrain are linked with the courses of the rivers such as the canyons, gorges and terraces, as well as singular shapes on the slopes such as crevices, jagged peaks and monoliths.

The network runs along the Tajo River and a large number of tributaries, including Cabrillas, Bullones, Gallo, Arandilla, Salado, Ablanquejo, Hoceseca and Tajuelo. The reserve also has five singular spots: the source of the Cuervo River, the pools of Taravilla and Valtablado and the salt pans of Armallá and Saélices.

Toeristische diensten en activiteiten in het park bekijken


Soort gebied
Nature reserve

Oppervlakte
176.265 hectaren

Kaart

Toegangen en omgeving

Milieu-informatie

Its highlights are its wide variety of flowers and vast pine forests. Regarding its fauna, there are birds (including birds of prey such as griffon vultures and Bonelli's eagles), mammals such as wild cats and otters, micromammals and reptiles, nine types of amphibians and seven indigenous fish species.

Bezoekinformatie

The reserve has a Visitor Centre situated in Corduente (Guadalajara) which provides all the information on the natural resources in this protected area.