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Llanos De Cáceres and Sierra De Fuentes SPA

Llanos De Cáceres and Sierra De Fuentes SPA

Nature area

Its rich biodiversity led to the declaration of Llanos de Cáceres and Sierra de Fuentes SPA as an Area of Regional Interest, too. The dragon-shaped reservoir that occupies its central part also had a role to play in this.

Location:

Different towns, Cáceres

Llanos De Trujillo SPA

Llanos De Trujillo SPA

Nature area

The tableland of Trujillo and Cáceres contains the Llanos de Trujillo SPA, an area of important natural heritage devoted to livestock breeding which shelters numerous bird species.

Location:

Different towns, Cáceres

Llanos De Zorita and Sierra Brava Reservoir SPA

Llanos De Zorita and Sierra Brava Reservoir SPA

Nature area

Pseudo-steppe plains and a wetland characterise the peculiar landscape of the Llanos de Zorita and Sierra Brava Reservoir SPA, located on the tableland of Trujillo and Cáceres.

Location:

Different towns, Cáceres

Llanos Y Complejo Lagunar De La Albuera SPA

Llanos Y Complejo Lagunar De La Albuera SPA

Nature area

The home of different species, the environmental significance of which has earned it the classification as a site of international importance.

Location:

Different towns, Badajoz

Los Barruecos Natural Monument

Los Barruecos Natural Monument

Nature area

The Los Barruecos Natural Monument is in the middle of the Cáceres peneplain. This is a spectacular natural creation that man has also helped to shape. This unique undulating landscape is dotted with lakes and enormous granite boulders.

Location:

Carretera de los Barruecos s/n Malpartida de Cáceres, Cáceres

Los Canchales Reservoir SPA

Los Canchales Reservoir SPA

Nature area

In the midst of reed beds, bushweeds and canes, you will find an uncontaminated space where many species of animals live, rest and feed every day.

Location:

Different towns, Badajoz

Los Galaperales Cork-Oak

Los Galaperales Cork-Oak

Nature area

The last time cork was taken from this spectacular cork-oak was in the 20th century.

Location:

Bodonal de la Sierra, Badajoz

Los Realengos Chestnut Tree

Los Realengos Chestnut Tree

Nature area

Unlike other specimens of chestnut tree, this one continues to be one of the least-studied in Sierra de San Bernabé.

Location:

Casas del Castañar, Cáceres

Magasca Special Protection Area (SPA) for Birds

Magasca Special Protection Area (SPA) for Birds

Nature area

Extensive plains and numerous waterways paint the landscape of the Magasca Special Protection Area for Birds in Cáceres, home to many birds that can be seen in their natural habitat.

Location:

Varias localidades, Cáceres

Magnolia of Los Durán

Magnolia of Los Durán

Nature area

This Magnolia grandiflora specimen, which stands over 27 metres tall, is in Villanueva de la Sierra.

Location:

Villanueva de la Sierra, Cáceres