Parque Natural de la Albufera, Valencia

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Explore the 21,000 hectares (52,000 acres) of lush flora and fauna at the Parque Natural de la Albufera. The nature reserve is home to a large freshwater lagoon and estuary on the shores of the Gulf of Valencia. Take a relaxing boat ride across the lagoon. Join a tour to learn more about the local wildlife or simply explore on your own. Bring binoculars to appreciate the variety of birds that inhabit the park. This is the main rice-producing area of Spain, so be sure to try the famous Valencian paella in one of the neighboring villages. Make Parque Natural de la Albufera a part of your Valencia vacation plans using our Valencia vacation route planner.
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  • For nature lovers it's a "must". Only at 10 km. from Valencia. You can get there with Bus EMT number 15, 1,5€, carrying a bike. From the Panoramic plattform you can take a look to the lake from whence...  more »
  • that so close to the city there is the sea and also a nature park, a very large lake, canals, and an artificial pond very interesting!
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  • It is a beautiful journey through the landscape of the lagoon. Very entertaining. Many people. To return. Travel by boat across the lagoon an inland lake. Pity that it is fairly abandoned, should take care of it more.
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