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Monfrague National Park

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Caceres, Spain
+34 680 85 87 24
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Top 100 birding sites of the world

We have just returned from a 2 week visit and cannot wait to return to this beautiful part of... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Ruth W
Wonderfully dramatic vistas

My wife and I were driving south from Salamanca, Spain to Trujillo and then Córdoba. We decided to... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
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Caceres, Spain
+34 680 85 87 24

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We have just returned from a 2 week visit and cannot wait to return to this beautiful part of Spain. We will never forget the sight and sound of Griffon vultures soaring overhead, the long walk to Monfrague Castle and looking down on so many...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were driving south from Salamanca, Spain to Trujillo and then Córdoba. We decided to take the scenic route and we were so pleased we did. The drive was spectacular with hairpin turns revealing spectacular vistas, dramatic rock formations, and many large...More

Thank antiques223
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great experience. We saw falcons,vultures,wild boar,deer, owls, hundreds of hirondelles. Superb views of the Tajo river.

Thank vpcanouk
Reviewed 2 July 2017

If you like diverse scenery and birds GO. One of the most amazing birding areas in Spain. Visited twice during our stay, one day was not enough for us. The Spanish have done a great job in this area, visitor centres--free tour bus--great well laid...More

Thank Perek24
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We passed through this park on our way and now I want to go back in order to explore it further. The mountains are pretty, the views are great and the soaring birds are impressive. Next time I want to get off the beaten path...More

Thank Chileice
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I didn't knew ahead how big this reserve is and when I realized it' it was too late to give more time. I doubt that i'll see golden eagles and griffon vulture birds and we saw so many that I couldn't believe. Some of them...More

Thank Lavon R
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

When in Caceres, Trujillo or Plasencia it's a real treat to see this national park with the Visitor's centre and two tours from there by car. We enjoyed especially the tour to the Castello, where a free bus shuttle brings you very close to the...More

Thank petervanminderhout_9
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We drove this way from La Alberca to Truijillo, ignoring our sat nav as she really wanted us to drive the motorway! We were glad we did as the views were great and the huge birds flying across the sky above the rocks was a...More

Thank toniShanghai
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Like most National parks you need a car which is well catered for with good roads and plenty of stopping places (Miradores ).The visitor center is extensive with info and toilets.Some well marked walks start there.There are some really beautiful places with rivers and rocky...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The park's centre at Villareal de San Carlos can easily be reached over good roads from eg Plasencia. The visitors centre provides excellent maps and the trails from there are clearly marked. We took the red trail down to the river , 1 1/2 hours...More

Thank Wim W
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Christine B
31 March 2017|
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Response from AlanMerrins | Reviewed this property |
The roads 'should' be ok but there are a few hairpin bends. I think you'll be fine though as we saw a few tour buses. Remember to walk up to the Castillo as the views up there are fab. We really didn't see clearly marked... More
2 April 2016|
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Response from alisonka | Reviewed this property |
There isn't a bus service. Perhaps a taxi would be willing to take you and wait around for a set fee. Alternatively there are lots of bird watching businesses that will provide transport and expert advice
23 March 2015|
Response from TheGrumbler | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Regarding the ammout of birds, to be honest I don't know since I've only passed by it when I was travelling in Spain (I'm from Portugal). About places to stay, Plasencia is rather near and it's a nice town. Trujillo is... More