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Wildlife Wonderland: Exploring Spain’s Remarkable Protected Areas

Welcome to Spain, a land of extraordinary biodiversity! Within its borders lie numerous protected areas, each offering a unique tapestry of landscapes and wildlife. From the stunning wetlands of Doñana National Park to the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains, and the enchanting coastal beauty of Cabo de Gata-Níjar. Let’s embark on a journey exploring Spain’s remarkable protected areas and natural treasures.

Below, you’ll find a list of some my favorite protected areas. Places I go back and revisit whenever I can. Click on the green links to delve deeper into each region’s breathtaking beauty, learn about the unique flora and fauna that call these places home, and immerse yourself in the wonders of Spain’s wildlife wonderland.

Andalusia
Montes de Malaga Natural park in Andalucia
Andalucia – Located in the south, this region boasts rich biodiversity with Doñana National Park providing a sanctuary for the elusive Iberian lynx, vibrant flamingos, and playful dolphins. Meanwhile, the Sierra Nevada mountain range offers a glimpse of agile ibex, graceful deer, and majestic golden eagles.
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Wildmoral wildlife tours

Wildmoral wildlife tours specialize in a range of locations in Spain and their nature tourism offerings encompass:

  • Wildlife watching tours
  • Photography tours
  • Interpretive walking
  • Wildlife watching trails
  • Tracking days
  • Photography courses
  • Nature orientated family activities.
Lynx watching from a hide in Andújar (Andalucia)

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of the Mediterranean forest and capture stunning photographs of the magnificent Iberian lynx from a specialized hide.

Wildmoral lynx tours

Located in the serene countryside of Andújar, Jaén, this hide offers a prime vantage point in a clearing, where lynxes frequently cross while on the move or hunting. With its spacious window and comfortable setup for up to 5 photographers, you can observe the lynxes natural behavior while remaining hidden, ensuring an unforgettable photography experience.

Bear watching in the Somiedo Natural Park (Asturias)

This tour takes place in the Somiedo Natural Park, where you’ll have the opportunity to observe the majestic Cantabrian brown bear and other wildlife.

Wildmoral bear tours

Based in Pola de Somieda, Asturias, a prime location for bear sightings, Wildmoral provide up to four observation points equipped with telescopes. While sightings depend on day to day conditions, there are options to explore stunning trails, keeping an eye out for chamois, red deer, roe deer, wildcats, wild boar, and possibly even Iberian wolves.

You can choose an all-inclusive option or, if you are in the area you can join in with scheduled activities.

Wolf watching in the Sierra de Culebra (Castilla y Leon)

The Sierra de la Culebra mountain area in Zamora is known for its dense population of Iberian wolves and long-standing family groups. there are four observation sessions at key spots equipped with telescopes, offering a chance to witness these magnificent creatures.

Wildmoral wolf tours

While encounters depend on nature and its conditions, there are also outings for tracking trails, learning how to identify Iberian wolf tracks and exploring the local wildlife. Also included is a visit the Iberian Wolf Centre in Puebla de Sanabria for a guided tour, where you’ll gain valuable insights into the animals’ behavior, their relationship with humans, and the opportunity to observe them in semi-freedom.

You can choose an all-inclusive option or, if you are in the area you can join in with scheduled activities.

Photography hides across Spain

For those seeking a closer connection with nature, Wildmoral also provide a selection of photography hides. These hides offer a unique opportunity to capture unforgettable moments and take photographs of the wildlife.

See our dedicated page for Wildlife hides in Spain here: https://wildsideholidays.co.uk/finding-wildlife-photography-hides-in-spain/

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Ronda Today

Everything you need to know before you visit Ronda “The city of dreams” in Andalucia. https://www.rondatoday.com/

The Caminito del Rey

Find tickets for the Caminito del Rey: https://www.caminodelrey.es/

Wildside Holidays – Spain

Take a trip on the Wildside! Discover the wildlife and nature of Spain, its Natural and National Parks and find the top wildlife, activity and walking holiday companies.

Iberia Nature Forum

Struggling with identifying those bugs and beasties? Why not check out the Iberia nature Forum!

Discover the Iberia Nature Forum – Environment, geography, nature, landscape, climate, culture, history, rural tourism and travel.

Discover the breathtaking wildlife of Spain on an unforgettable guided or self guided holiday

When it comes to wildlife, Spain stands as one of the top countries in Europe, boasting a remarkable array of landscapes, species, and conservation initiatives. With a remarkable number of UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserves, this country is leading the way in protecting its endangered wildlife, including the majestic brown bear and the elusive Iberian lynx. If you’re seeking a memorable walking holiday that combines the beauty of nature with guided or self-guided exploration, look no further. Here, Discover the breathtaking wildlife of Spain on an unforgettable guided or self guided holiday

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Walking and Wildlife Holidays in Spain: Exploring Nature’s Paradise

Are you seeking an extraordinary nature-oriented holiday in Spain, brimming with unforgettable encounters with wildlife and breathtaking landscapes? Look no further than Wildside Holidays. This exceptional platform connects you with local businesses that possess an intimate knowledge of Spain’s natural environment. By engaging directly with these experts, you can craft a personalized holiday that aligns perfectly with your interests and preferences. From walking and cycling adventures to wildlife encounters and birdwatching tours.

Campanarios de Azaba biological reserve (Salmanca)
Spain offers a diverse range of nature-based experiences that will leave you awe-inspired.
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