Natural Park of Sierra de Cazorla
Natural Park Sierra de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas
The Parque Natural Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas impresses visitors with its mid-mountain steep relief. Tall rock walls are interspersed with deep valleys and lush forests of black pines. Its peaks stand the Empanadas and Cabins over 2,000 meters, with the Helm one of the busiest for the practice of free flight.
Water is one of the best features of this natural area, the largest protected area of Spain with 209,920 hectares. The extensive river network can not only enjoy a great variety of flora and fauna, but also many activities: a boat ride around the reservoir of trance, walking along the river or meet Borosa births Guadalquivir and Segura or waterfall Chorrogil are just some of the possibilities.
This natural area is well known for its hunting tradition. In 1960 it was declared a National Hunting Cazorla-Segura and today there are many who still practice this activity supported by populations of ibex, red deer, fallow deer, mouflon and wild boar, species that can also be enjoyed, but in a way more relaxed, park wildlife Collado del Almendral, near Coto Rios.
The Parque Natural Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas is more than nature. The passage of such diverse civilizations as the Iberian, Roman and Arabic have left a mark on their populations that should not be missed. They emphasize the squares and alleys of Cazorla, township escorted by the Hawks saw the castle Iruela Iberian necropolis Toya Peal Calf and Bruñel Roman villa.