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Monfragüe National Park © Turismo de Extremadura


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Monfragüe National Park

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    Biosfärområde, erkännande från UNESCO till särskilda naturområden.

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    Ekoturism. CETS-ackreditering (EU:s stadga om hållbar turism) för särskilda naturområden.


Mediterranean meadows and forests in their natural state

The largest and best preserved Mediterranean forest worldwide is in Monfragüe (Extremadura), surrounded by hills populated with oak forests and Mediterranean thicket and dotted with rocks and streams. Rivers and reservoirs irrigate the riverside areas of Monfragüe National Park. All this results in a rich and varied plant and animal life.


Cáceres (Extremadura)

Serradilla, Plasencia, Trujillo, Cáceres


It situated in the north of the province of Cáceres (Extremadura), in the imaginary triangle formed by the cities of Cáceres, Plasencia and Trujillo.

Se tjänster för turister och aktiviteter i parken

Typ av område
Biosphere reserve, National park

18.118 hektar

Vad kan du göra

  • Parkutflykter
  • Guidade visningar


Tillgänglighet och omgivning

Kulturell information

The ancient presence of man in these lands is shown in the cave paintings of the Castillo cave. The Castillo cave of Monfragüe, of Arabic origin, dominates an impressive rocky area on the waters of the Tajo River. Also worth visiting is the Puente del Cardenal bridge and the village of Villarreal de San Carlos. Very interesting locations, such as Plasencia, Trujillo and Cáceres, await in the surrounding areas.


Monfragüe National Park has the largest colony of black vultures in the world (over 200 pairs), it has the world's highest concentration of imperial eagles (more than 10 pairs) and is one of the few habitats where the Iberian lynx has survived.


Villarreal de San Carlos is the entrance to Monfragüe National Park and home to the Visitor Centre (you can check the details on this page), the Centre for the Interpretation of Nature, and the Water Interpretation Centre. Different exhibitions, screenings and activities help you to delve into the park's natural value. Various walking routes lead to the most emblematic sites in this Biosphere Reserve.

There is a bus service that covers two routes, mainly on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays (check with the Visitor Centre).

More access information.


You will find more information about the permits you need at the following links:

Route on foot: cattle track (Villarreal de San Carlos - Torrejón el Rubio)

Route on foot (Villarreal de San Carlos - Serradilla)


Reception and visitor information centre


Villareal de San Carlos, Serradilla (Cáceres)


Tfn:: [+34 927199134]
Fax:: [+34 927198212]


Winter: 9.30am to 6pm. Summer: 9:30am to 7:30pm.