Nature in Algeciras

Nature in Algeciras
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Guide to Nature in Algeciras, Province of Cádiz. Get all the info you need. Guide to parks, natural attractions, landscapes and much more.

The best natural attractions in Algeciras

If you are a nature lover, we recommend to spend your holidays in Algeciras. The province of Cádiz is well known for protecting many of its natural areas in an exceptional way, rich and varied with flora and where wonderful species of different animals live.

Visit its Natural Parks, such as Los Alcornocales Natural Park or El Estrecho Natural Park. These outstanding places are wonderful to stroll around, appreciating the beauty that nature offers us while listening to the peaceful sound of the river.

Visit and enjoy the magnificent beaches here, such as Playa del Rinconcillo, El Chinarral or Playa de Getares. You will love sunbathing at one of these beautiful beaches.

Parque del Centenario will leave you speechless. You will find here historical remains such as the Fort of San Garcia, the remains of the ancient 16th-century battlement tower, green recreational areas and spectacular views of the Strait of Gibraltar.

All this and more you can be done in Algeciras. TUDESTINO gives you all the information you need, as well as a set of activities that will make your time here unforgettable!

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Parque del Centenario
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Parque del Centenario (“Centenary Park”) is a green area located in the so-called Punta de San García, in Algeciras (province of Cadiz). With over 100,000 square metres, in this spot of Algeciras you can find some historical remains. One example is the Fort of San Garcia and the remains of the ancient battlement tower of...

Playa de Getares
4.0
Playa de Getares Beach is a city beach in Algeciras (Province of Cádiz). It is surrounded by mountains and vegetation. It has several services that make it very comfortable to use. Its name comes from a nearby Roman salting factory called Caetaria, where it would derive to Cetariis, adapted to Arabic as Xetares. On this...

Río Palmones Marshland
4.9
Río Palmones Marshland is an interesting place formed at the mouth of the Palmones River. It is a protected area that is located between Algeciras and Los Barrios. This place extends over 113 hectares. It was declared Natural space in 1989. The biological interest lies in being a stopping point for a large number of...

Los Alcornocales
4.3
With 170,000 hectares, Los Alcornocales Natural Park is crowned as the best preserved nature treasure in the province of Cádiz. Its enormous extension covers 16 municipalities of Cadiz; such as Arcos de la Frontera, Tarifa, Medina Sidonia, Ubrique, Los Barrios, Jimena de la Frontera and Jerez de la Frontera. Its name refers to the park’s...

Playa de El Chinarral
4.8
Playa de El Chinarral, in Algeciras, is located between the cliffs of Punta de San García and Punta del Rodeo. On this beach you will find several reefs stand out a few metres from the coast, known as las Hermanas. This makes it a dangerous place for navigation. Due to its small size, El Chinarral...

Playa El Rinconcillo
4.3
Playa El Rinconcillo is probably the most recommended beach in Algeciras. This is due to its great length and the availability of equipment and services. It is the most frequented one by locals. The beach has two distinct areas. The first one corresponds to the southern zone, from the small cove of La Concha to...

El Estrecho
4.8
Located between the Atlantic ocean and the Mediterranean sea, El Estrecho Natural Park has unique characteristics. This is due to the extreme climatic conditions to which it is subjected, presenting a very particular fauna and flora. The east and west winds, so characteristic of the Strait, have set up dunes, white and fine sand beaches,...

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