The best of nature in a Motorhome
Are you a nature lover and want to explore Spain’s natural parks by motorhome? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, At Autocaravanas Piqueras we take you on a tour of the stunning natural parks of Andalucia, as well as three additional parks outside the region. Get comfortable in your Piqueras Motorhome and prepare to immerse yourself in Spain’s natural beauty.
Discover the Natural Parks of Andalucia in a Camper or Motorhome
Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park
Located in the province of Cádiz, the Sierra de Grazalema is the perfect place to start your motorhome adventure. This natural park is known for its ecological diversity and its spectacular karst landscape. Here you’ll find hiking trails, caves, and picturesque villages. Additionally, it is home to the Pinsapo, a rare type of fir tree only found in this region.
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park
Situated in the province of Almería, the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park is a paradise for beach lovers. With its crystal-clear waters and extensive sandy beaches, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sun. Explore the volcanic landscape, rock formations, and picturesque hidden coves in this unique park.
Sierra de las Nieves National Park
Just 30 minutes from our facilities, you’ll find the entrance to this region (the municipality of Ojén). The Sierra de las Nieves National Park, in the province of Málaga, is a haven for endemic flora and fauna. From the highest peak, Torrecilla, enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the Serranía de las Nieves itself, the neighbouring Serranía de Ronda, and the Costa del Sol region. You’ll also find trails for all levels and activities such as rock climbing and canyoning.
Doñana National Park
Doñana, located between the provinces of Huelva and Seville, is one of Europe’s most important national parks and wetlands. It is known for its biological diversity and as a sanctuary for migratory birds. Don’t miss the chance to visit the Acebrón Palace and the La Rocina Visitor Centre to learn more about the history and ecosystem of Doñana.
Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas Natural Park
The last park we will discuss in Andalucia is located in the province of Jaén. This park is the largest protected area in Spain. It offers an incredible variety of landscapes, from lush forests to waterfalls and rivers. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the trails and discover the rich flora and fauna of the park.
Natural Parks Outside Andalucia Not to Be Missed
Picos de Europa National Park
In the north of Spain, this park spans the regions of Asturias, Cantabria, and Castilla y León. With its impressive mountains, deep valleys, and lush forests, it is the perfect place for hiking and other outdoor activities.
Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park
Located in the Aragonese Pyrenees, the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park is a must-visit destination for mountain lovers. Its spectacular canyons, waterfalls, and glacial valleys will leave you breathless. Be sure to visit the iconic Ordesa Valley and Monte Perdido, the highest peak in the range.
Ruidera Lagoons Natural Park
Situated between the provinces of Ciudad Real and Albacete, the Ruidera Lagoons Natural Park is an oasis in Spain’s central plateau. With its 15 interconnected lagoons, it is the ideal place for water sports such as kayaking and paddleboarding, or simply enjoying a relaxing day by the water.
In summary, Spain offers a wide variety of natural parks that allow you to explore the diversity of its landscape and immerse yourself in the richness of its flora and fauna. Andalucia and Malaga, from where you can rent a motorhome in Malaga, with their numerous natural parks, are the perfect starting points for this motorhome adventure to discover stunning natural parks throughout the Iberian Peninsula.