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The beautiful Natural Parks in the far reaches of Spain


Spain is brimming with stunning natural environments, not least its 131 Natural Parks, full of colour and fresh air. Settings that feel a million miles away from the modern world. Would you like to discover the places at the very edge of Spain? These four mark the outermost limits of the country, at each point of the compass:

The westernmost natural park in SpainThe last embers of sunset in Spain can be seen from Cumbre Vieja Natural Park, on the island of La Palma. This park was created to preserve a landscape of volcanoes and lava flows. When you visit, you can follow the Volcanic Route, a trail crossing the park from north to south. The easternmost natural park in Spain The first rays of morning sun can be seen in S’Albufera des Grau Natural Park, on the island of Menorca. It’s famous for waterfowl and birds of prey. You can follow the best-known trail, known as Camí de Cavalls, that passes by the Favàritx lighthouse and the beautiful Presili and Tortuga coves.

Volcanic landscape in La Palma

The northernmost natural park in SpainSantoña, Victoria and Joyel Marshes Natural Park is in Cantabria, in northern Spain. These are the most important wetlands for waterfowl on the Cantabrian coast and northern Spain.The southernmost natural park in SpainFar to the south of mainland Spain, Pilancones Natural Park covers around 5,800 hectares of mountainous land on the island of Gran Canaria. Pilancones is an old word for the ponds that are left when rivers dry up in summer.North, south, east and west. Spain has 131 different natural parks for you to discover!

Santoña marshes
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