Guide to nature in San José del Valle, Province of Cádiz. Get all the info you need. Guide to parks, natural attractions, landscapes and much more.
If you are a nature lover, we recommend to spend your holidays in San Jose del Valle. 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 Los Arconocales Natural Park, an outstanding place which is wonderful to stroll around. Appreciate the beauty that nature offers while listening to the peaceful sound of the river. It is composed of one the largest cork oak forests in the world. Moreover, it is one of the most important protected areas in Andalusia. Inside, rhododendrons, ferns and laurels grow in the shadows. In its southern part you will find the canutos, river valleys in which plant species from the tertiary period survive. It is an important point of ecological, rural and educational tourism. It combines archaeological, cultural, historical and monumental and sustainable economic values.
The Embalse de Guadalcacín (Guadalcacín reservoir) is the largest in the province of Cadiz, with a capacity of around 800 million cubic metres. It is located in a spectacular natural environment. It covers areas of the townships of San José del Valle, Arcos de la Frontera, Paterna de Rivera and Algar. The Majaceite River is the one that feeds the reservoir. You can practise several active tourism activities here, such as kayaking or game fishing.
Charco de los Hurones is a village developed around the Hurones Reservoir. It was built during the construction of the reservoir to accommodate the workers. It is located in Los Alcornocales Natural Park, which gives you a magnificent chance to practise some active tourism activities or to simple enjoy nature.
As you can see, there are many things to do to appreciate nature in San José del Valle. TUDESTINO gives you all the information you need, as well as a set of activities that will make your time here unforgettable!