Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca Natural Park

Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca Nature Reserve


Mediterranean Wetland

El Prat de Cabanes-Torreblana is included in the Ramsar Agreement for the protection of internationally important wetlands.

This Reserve is a characteristic example of the coastal wetlands of the Mediterranean littoral.In the areas of less saline areas grow rushes and reeds, while in those that are more saline like limonietalia appear. In Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca is not especially noted for its high number of nesting birds, but several of the species are very interesting, such as the grey eaglet, moustached warbler and collared pranticole. The mallard and red-crested pochard are also frequent visitors. Among the fish, some species are notably characteristic of the area, for example the mosquitofish and toothcarp.

Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca Nature Reserve

Torreblanca, Castellón-Castelló  (Region of Valencia)

Type of area:Natural Park Area:860 hectares Tel.:+34 964 319 777 (Centro de visitantes) Website:Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca Nature Reserve

Castellón-Castelló (Region of Valencia):

Useful information

What you need to know

  • Cultural information

    It is situated close to towns on the Castellón coast of great cultural, artistic and monumental interest, for example Oropesa, Cabanes, Viíllamés, Benicásim and the capital of the province Castellón de la Plana.

  • Environmental information

    The Reserve is an area particularly noted for its bird life.It stands to the north of the town of Oropesa. It is a former lagoon, now converted into a wetland.

  • Information for visits

    Visits are arranged through the Visitor Centre, located between Torreblanca and Oropesa, which will provide information on the trails and routes to take in the Nature Park.