The 6 best nature areas in Spain

We propose below a wonderful and exciting journey through the 6 best nature areas in Spain. Luckily for the visitor, this is a country full of incredible contrasts in which to enjoy its people, its art, its architecture and culture and even its landscapes and landscapes.

National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido in Aragón

We begin our route through the best nature areas of Spain in Aragon. Specifically, we travel to the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park, a small corner of the really beautiful and bucolic Pyrenees.

Ordesa Valley - holbox / Shutterstock.com

This national park has a large number of titles, such as the Biosphere Reserve or World Heritage Site, and is considered a beautiful natural area for its hiking trails, glaciers and lush landscapes, the variety of plant and animal species that inhabit it Y the spectacular Horsetail, an impressive waterfall really magnificent and beautiful.

National Park of Aigüestortes and Estani de Sant Marurici in Catalonia

We don't leave the Pyrenees yet. We move in this case to the east to visit another spectacular place, the National Park of Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici in the mountains of the province of Lleida.

Aigüestortes National Park - Igor Plotnikov / Shutterstock.com

The Pyrenees Mountains are much more than skiing and bordering with France, and this national park is a clear example of this. Considered one of the best nature areas in Spain, its more than 200 lakes, among which the one of Sant Maurici, the cliffs and huge peaks and the contrast of the lush green with the natural blue of the water of the rivers that cross it make it a magical corner.

Sierra de Cazorla, Segura and the Villas in Andalusia and Castilla la Mancha

We go now to another spectacular natural landscape of the Spanish geography. We descend to the south of the peninsula to visit the Sierra de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas, in the provinces of Jaén and Albacete.

Sierra de Cazorla - Marc Venema / Shutterstock.com

In this case, we find a Biosphere Reserve in a natural area full of river births, such as Borosa. In its path we can find tributaries of Segura with crystal clear waters and through its mountains, species such as deer or mountain goats travel their usual routes.

Natural Park of Cabo de Gata - Níjar in Andalusia

We continue visiting the area of ​​Andalusia to go down to Almeria. On the coast we find the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata - Níjar, full of truly beautiful and charming villages and beaches.

Cabo de Gata - Fesus Robert / Shutterstock.com

«The corporal enters the waters like the profile of a dead man or a sleeper with his hair flooded in the sea. Color is not color, it is only light. »

- José Ángel Valente-

In this area of ​​the country we can find impressive seabed, beaches of crystalline and natural waters such as Las Negras or Los Muertos and charming corners such as Escullos, San José or the town of Níjar itself.

National Park of the Picos de Europa in Asturias, Castilla y León and Cantabria

We return to the north of the country in our search for the best nature areas in Spain and we stop our steps in the well-known Picos de Europa National Park. This land, mostly located in Asturias, also includes Castilian-Leonese and Cantabrian territory.

Picos de Europa - Roberaten / Shutterstock.com

In the famous Picos de Europa you will find some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes in Spain. The height and spectacularness of its cliffs contrasts with the blue and transparent water of the hundreds of streams and lakes that dot the area. In addition, species such as deer, wolves, bears or otters populate their most beautiful corners.

Doñana National Park in Andalusia

We return to the south of Spain to enter now in the famous Doñana National Park, in Andalusia. Although most of its territory runs through Huelva, the province of Seville also has the honor of protecting this World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve.

Doñana -anacarol / Shutterstock.com

Some of the few lynx left in Spain roam freely in Doñana, drinking water in its lakes and enjoying a spectacular space visited by thousands of tourists every year.
As you can see, the best nature areas in Spain are truly beautiful and spectacular. However, there are many more to discover throughout the national geography. Find your favorites and enjoy this fantastic country full of contrasts, variety and charm unmatched throughout Europe.

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