Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park, Almeria

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The diverse ecology of Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park, with its volcanic mountains, steep cliffs, sandy beaches, arid desert, and even coral reefs for snorkeling, supports a vast array of wildlife. It’s also home to a number of small villages, such as Rodalquilar, an old gold mining village, and Isleta del Moro, a fishing hamlet. In these towns, you can see arts and crafts based on local traditions and purchase handmade goods, as well as enjoy food and drink in the many restaurants and bars. To learn about the park and its geological features, unique in Europe, head to the visitors’ center. Plan to visit Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Almeria attractions using our Almeria trip itinerary builder.
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  • This is one of the must visits in the Almeria region. Stunning views and natural beauty and is of course the most south-easterly point in mainland Spain. Well worth the drive.  more »
  • We only had a short time to see this attraction but well worth whilst seeing a variety of birds. It was a great help to go with a couple with a villa a few miles up the road and who knew the interesti...  more »
  • It requires at least half a day, to see the whole park, but it is worth the time. Rocky mountains, narrow and winding roads, exquisite views. Small villages with small restaurants, where mainly "local...  more »
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  • Nice place to visit. A lot of natural beaches and red mountains Unfortunately the region is strewn with glasshouses (plastic) for the cultivation of tomatoes. Not understandable (nature reserve) and ugly. Simon Visit my website: www.noireblanc.de
  • The best place in spain, beach and mountain
  • A really special place with a certain magic. One of my favorite destinations in Spain.
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  • A place to meet and enjoy. Visit in winter and seemed wonderful. Crystal clear water, calm seas, a volcanic environment of fine sands.
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