From rocky volcanoes on the beachfront to peculiar lands that looks like lunar spots, natural sceneries that will catch your breath for its beauty and singularity. Embark with us on this luxury travel experience across Spain…
Parque de Garajonay (La Gomera)
Due to its geographical location, along with the mists of the sea and the humidity from the nearby rivers, the center of the La Gomera island retains a valuable (and environmentally protected) jungle spot, which hosts an outstanding number of endemic species. The forest of the Garajonay National Park, dominated by the Canarian Laurel visible in the photo, shows how this region was 60 million years ago. La Gomera has over 5,000 hectares of Monteverde, as this landscape is named, which states for a third of the existing ones in all the Canary Islands.
Aigüestortes y Lago San Mauricio (Lleida)
Embedded in the central area of the Pyrenees, Aigüestortes National Park and Lake San Mauricio stands out with its huge mountains with over 3,000 meters height. One of the most spectacular views is that which portrays the San Mauricio Lake, in the eastern part of the park, with the reflection of the mountain above its waters. Some areas of the park (in the photo the Estany Long, in the circo de Colomers) have been adapted with ramps so that people with reduced mobility can also enjoy their beauty.
La Pedriza (Madrid)
Within the National park of the Sierra de Guadarrama, the Pedriza shocks for its stony composition, full of granite crags that host a large population of mountain goats. It is also known as ‘Madrid’s rural beach ‘, as the river Manzanares runs between polished stones and forms ponds that allow for a swim.
Selva de Irati (Navarra)
The Beeches and firs have fertilized this forest, becoming one of the most precious examples of these species in Europe. Through the signposted trails, on foot or by bicycle, the traveler can enter between the streams Urbeltza and Urtxuria and end up observing the Irati. In the autumn, the crying of the deer in zeal resonate between the vegetation and the hermitage of the Virgen de las Nieves, a name that offers an idea of the landscape during the winter.
Parque nacional de Doñana
Mediterranean and Atlantic sea meet in the Doñana National Park, becoming this peculiar spot one of the most important in Europe in terms of biodiversity. Dunes, marshes and wooded areas, a rich and diverse landscape in which some endangered species are bred as the iberic lynx. The storks and hundreds of other bird species that come from Africa rest in the Junqueras in the corresponding seasons. The aquatic buttercups float in the ponds and the Holm oaks grow on sandy soils, remains of the dunes that die on the cliffs.
Cala Torrent de Pareis (Mallorca)
After a beautiful tour of the entire channel, the Torrent de Pareis literally dies in the Mediterranean. Situated between two imposing walls with only a few meters of separation, creating one of the most striking coves of the island, next to the more touristic Sa Calobra beach. Access is not easy. You can arrive by boat or through a hard road with a famous twist, “the tie Knot”; 360 degrees of curve.
Volcanes de la Garrotxa (Gerona)
Up to forty craters and mouths of volcano loom in the natural park of Garrotxa. Despite being a landscape formed by lava, the rainy climate has led the vegetation to cover the undulating hills that are steeped and stripped as it moves northward. The lava, cooled by the rivers, has formed cliffs of 40 meters high. On one of them arose the village of Castellfollit de la Roca, where the houses were placed in the same line of the precipice.
Playa de las Catedrales (Lugo)
The last Galician town before crossing to Asturias is Ribadeo. In this location the force of the Sea has drilled the coast giving birth to a game of stony arches reminiscent of a cathedral. Almost a kilometer and a half long, the popularity of Las Canteras Beach has increased so much in recent years that the local government was obliged to limit the number of visitors, as they exceeded 10,000 a day.
Torcal de Antequera (Málaga)
When much of Europe was underwater, 200 million years ago, the sediments of the seabed were piling up layer on layer until the tectonic plate movement made the continent emerge and, with it, much of the fossils that can now be See in the Torcal of Antequera. It is known for its karstic landscape, which filters the water and transports it underground to evacuate it at another point, creating curious rocky shapes that seem crowded by the man.
Bardenas Reales (Navarra)
The clays and sandstones of the Bardenas semi-desert, between the valleys of the Ebro and Aragon. This scenery has been eroded by the wind and the scarce torrential waters that are recorded in this region.