Spain is home to impressive natural areas that its visitors consider a paradise. In this list, we show you photos of the most paradisiacal destinations that you can find in Spain, ordered from least to most.
10. Lake Banyoles, Girona
The Banyoles Lake, known in Catalan as Estany de Banyoles, is located in the province of Girona. It is the largest lake in Catalonia and was formed approximately 250.000 years ago.
In 1992, during the edition of the Olympics It held in Barcelona, the lake was prepared to carry out rowing competitions in it. According to a legend, a monster lives inside.
9. Caves of Drach, Mallorca
The Drach caves are a total of four caves that are located in Mallorca, Balearic Islands. They are interconnected and have a depth of 25 m and a length of 1,4 km.
Inside, we find Lake Martel, where classical music concerts are organized daily. In addition, it is possible to take a boat trip through it.
8. Hayedo de Montejo, Madrid
The Hayedo de Montejo is a beech forest that has an area of approximately 250 hectares. It is located next to the Sierra de Ayllón and since 1974 it has been named Natural Site of National Interest. To enter, you must purchase a ticket. It cannot be accessed with pets, with the exception of guide dogs.
7. Granadella beach, Alicante
In Jávea, Alicante, we find this gravel beach that has an extension of about 160 m. It is considered one of the best beaches in Spain, as its transparent waters are ideal for swimming and diving. It has surveillance during the summer season.
6. Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park, Huesca
This national park is located in the Pyrenees, specifically in the province of Huesca, Aragon. It has an area of 15.608 hectares. Its highest point is Monte Perdido, which has an altitude of 3.355 meters above sea level.
5. Albufera Natural Park, Valencia
The Albufera Natural Park is a lagoon that is located along the coast of Valencia, just 10 km from the city. It occupies an area of 21.000 hectares and the depth of the water is approximately one meter. Among the most recommended activities are those of boating and watching the sunset.
4. Island of Tabarca, Alicante
This is the largest island in the Valencian Community, as well as the only one to be found inhabited (around 60 people live there). It is located 22 km from the coast of Alicante.
3. San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Vizcaya
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe is an islet located in Vermeo, Vizcaya. In it we find a hermitage from the 241th century. To access this area you have to go through a narrow path that has XNUMX steps. In Basque, gaztelugatxe means dangerous castle.
2. Las Catedrales Beach, Lugo
The Catedrales beach or Aguas Santas beach is located in Ribadeo, Lugo, on the coast of the Cantabrian Sea. In it the arches and caves that the stone has formed stand out. Its landscape changes throughout the day, depending on high tide and low tide.
1. Natural Park of the Monastery of Piedra, Zaragoza
The Monasterio de Piedra Natural Park is located within the Iberian System. This presents a marked route through which you pass next to waterfalls and small caves.
The river that runs through this environment is the Piedra. Here is the oldest fish farm in Spain, as well as a monastery dating from the XNUMXth century. In addition, between March and October there are flight exhibitions of raptors. To enter you have to pay a ticket, which can be purchased at the box office or online.