Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Sepulveda

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Famous for its high gorges formed by the Duratón River, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park is a natural park great for hiking and exploring. There are several trails to follow depending on your desired level of difficulty. View the large canyons from above and trek along them, or descend to the bottom, following the river. You'll see many birds, with the Griffon vulture the most common. There is also a monastery in the park. No bathroom facilities or refreshments are available. Before you head to Sepulveda, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sepulveda vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Sepulveda has to offer, including Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park.
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  • August 17, 2017
    It is a place with great charm. There are hiking trails, and canoes by the Duratón routes, although we did not have time to make any. Recommended visit
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  • August 16, 2017
    Unique environment in which you will enjoy one day in the dugout, with fabulous views, where you'll see cannons of the Gorges from more than 100 meters high... as well as enjoying the colony of Griffon Vultures, which is the largest in Europe... Ideal to spend the day with family, in addition to the fabulous views, you can enjoying a dip to cool off, I highly recommend it, we go every year and as I say is worth, it is a unique environment!
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  • August 12, 2017
    It is very nice. This year they have fixed accesses so the car suffers less. The river is very beautiful with green and blue tones. The vultures in the walls are. The landscape is impressive.
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  • Super pretty! After driving a path were you must be patient...The views are breathtaking!
  • It's nothing special there except for the cliffs and the monastery. However, you can take a peaceful walk along a river.
  • Amazing natural park with lots of vultures nesting on the cliffs. We did a canoe route with a local guide (in Spanish only) that was just amazing.
  • A spectacular gorge and river running through this beautiful natural park. Lots of trails for walking which take you up and close to the vultures which nest on the cliff tops. Also great for picnics alongside the river in spring and summer.
  • Great landscape with a lot of wildlife

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