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Doñana National Park, one of the largest nature reserves in Europe, is a broad region where animals roam free and which we can enjoy when visiting Andalusia.
This place is located near the mouth of the Guadalquivir River and has large distinct areas: the marsh, dunes and reserves.
The Doñana Park is characterized by its flat geography; it is a very horizontal ground and home to numerous animal species like flamingos, which establish in this place their home during the winter.
The Iberian lynx is another flagship species besides the imperial eagle and the mentioned Flamenco; animals which are often protagonists of publicity photographs of the Park.
The main attractions of this Park are:
Arroyo de la Rocina
Bosques de las Marismillas
Laguna del Acebuche
Marismas de Hinojos
Palacio y Charco del Acebrón
Pinar del Coto del Rey
Dehesa de Abajo
If you want to tour the Doñana Natural Park, you can go to the visitor centre located in Sanlucar de Barrameda, from where they facilitate the visit and where you also find detailed information about the park.
The park covers areas in the provinces of Seville, Huelva and Cadiz. You can visit it through 7 footpaths and 2 bike itineraries of 16 and 23.9 km.
Visiting the park and some of its hiking trails will give you not only unforgettable memories but also beautiful photographs of one of the largest nature reserves in Europe.
Laguna del Jaral: Circular path of 5.5 km in length with a medium difficulty going from Huelva to Matalascañas.
An easy path of just 1.2 km length that leads to the beach with beautiful views of fossil dunes.
Laguna of Ribetehilos
1.3 km of trail recommended during the rainy season for its beautiful lagoons.
20 km route, ideal for bikes where you can visit various abandoned villages which will give you a glimpse of the past.
5.6 km of footpath beginning at Camping Arrayan.
Marshes of Guadalquivir
65 km of route, ideal for cyclists from where you can see the marshes and the different species of birds that inhabit them.
Pine Grove of Algaida
Path of about 5.6 km which runs through a pine forest.