The Tabernas Desert is located in the province of Almería, in the southeast of Andalucia. It is a semi-arid desert that covers an area of approximately 280 square kilometers (110 square miles). The landscape of the Tabernas Desert is characterized by its rugged terrain, barren hills, and dry riverbeds.
The area is known for its unique scenery, which has been used as the backdrop for many famous Western movies, including “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” “For a Few Dollars More,” and “A Fistful of Dollars.” Because of this, the desert is sometimes referred to as “The Hollywood of Europe.”
Despite its harsh environment, the Tabernas Desert is home to a variety of flora and fauna. This includes several species of reptiles, birds, and mammals. The area also has a rich cultural history, with evidence of human settlement dating back to prehistoric times.
Today, the Tabernas Desert is a popular tourist destination. Many visitors coming to explore its unique landscapes and enjoy activities such as hiking, cycling, and off-road driving.