Alcántara: Nature

PEDESTRIAN ROUTE

PEDESTRIAN ROUTE "ROMAN BRIDGE"

Sometimes circular runs parallel to the river Tagus, whose beginning and end is the Roman Bridge of Alcantara, through areas of natural beauty, botanical, ornithological, heritage and recreational trail.

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TEJO INTERNATIONAL NATURAL PARK

TEJO INTERNATIONAL NATURAL PARK

It is an enclave of high ecological value located west of the province of Cáceres. Declared Tagus International Natural Park since July 2006 that spans 25,088 ha. between the Alcántara Bridge and Dam Cedillo, including the lake ”La Cantera”.

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PEDESTRIAN ROUTE "EL BALCON DEL MUNDO"

Sendero shortest path that passes between walls of slate, which offers spectacular views of Alcantara, the city walls, the Roman Bridge and the banks of the River Tagus.

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ARTIFICIAL LAKE "LA CANTERA"

La Cantera is a beautiful artificial lake about 6km Alcantara formed by cliffs where you can enjoy swimming in their springs and activities such as abseiling, diving and bird watching waters.

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DAM OF ALCÁNTARA

DAM OF ALCÁNTARA

It is the second largest artificial lake in Spain, caused by the construction of the Salto de Jose Maria Oriol also known as Dam Alcantara. Zepa declared in 2004 by the variety of birds that can be sighted area.

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"LA RECOBERA"

It is one of the meadows of boyales Alcantara known for its beautiful landscape, situated in Alcántara reservoir, its vegetation and nesting birds in their environment.

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RIVER CANYON ERJAS

RIVER CANYON ERJAS

Rocky Point River is the natural border between Spain and Portugal along the Ponte de Segura, situated on the river bed Erjas offers a landscape worthy of a visit.

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PEÑA BURACA

PEÑA BURACA

Known as the Canchal in both eyes for having large holes in stone.

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THE OLIVE GROVES

THE OLIVE GROVES

A large area of ??olive trees located north of Alcantara, to reach the city of Piedras Albas, forming a humanized space of high beauty.

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THE DAM AND THE MEANDERS OF THE  RIVER JARTÍN

THE DAM AND THE MEANDERS OF THE RIVER JARTÍN

Old pond to provide the population that contributes to the ecological balance of the region, being a zonasde for migratory birds and habitat for other species, such as amphibians, insects and numerous aquatic plant species.

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ZEPA LLANOS DE ALCÁNTARA AND BROZAS

ZEPA LLANOS DE ALCÁNTARA AND BROZAS

Declared in 2003, the area of ??special protection for birds, covers an area of ??51,200.50 hectares, and where it is very common to see cranes at dawn and dusk.

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