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Fuente de Piedra

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Beautiful Flamingos

It was lovely to see the flamingos but they are quite a distance away so bring binoculars, there... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
karenkaveh
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Dublin, Ireland
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Birding

We visited after the Donkey Sanctuary. Just 3km apart & easy access & huge carpark which was empty... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Sandra L
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Warwick, Australia
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We're at a wedding in the village and this was our second visit but still love the location and surroundings. Good local bars and walks round the Laguna

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alistair L
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

It was lovely to see the flamingos but they are quite a distance away so bring binoculars, there are a few viewing stations behind centre , We drove around the lake but difficult to see the flamingos, beautiful rural scenery

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank karenkaveh
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Just a relatively short drive north from the A384 and very close to the A92, the nature reserve at the lagoon, Laguna De Fuente De Piedra, populated by several thousand pink flamingos is well worth breaking your journey for if you are passing by. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martin T
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We visited after the Donkey Sanctuary. Just 3km apart & easy access & huge carpark which was empty. Motorhomes not allowed overnight. Directed to furthest Hide and brilliant view of Flamingoes, Black-winged Stilts, Black headed gulls, egrets, Little Grebes, Terns, various ducks, etc. We stayed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

If you are there you have to try that lake. On the big lake there are hundreds of bird (incl. flamingos) but they are so far away. If you are lucky next to the road on the small lake you can find a small population....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 829tam_sj
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lovely place for a country walk, come rain or shine. We have visited at various times of the year but yet to catch the Flamingo in peak breeding season. One year we caught sight of flamingo in early season before nesting and later in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank mantalk
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This large lake harbours many bird species, among which flamingos. There is a visitor center and some trails, from which you can spot birds, but you need strong binoculars. Because of the prolonged drought in Spain the lake was very low and reduced in size....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Van Landeghem R
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My interest in visiting the locality of Fuente de Piedra was to visit the donkey refuge on the outskirt. This is easily combined with a visit to the lagoon which is a short distance away. It provides the opportunity to give a little love to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DTGiddins
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The laguna was almost dried out when we were there, so we just saw a few flamengos. We took the 21km-drive around the salt lake and got some nice additional views. Take your 15 mins for all the information provided by the visitors center.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We arrived in mid May and saw a total of 5 flamingos thats not really the visitor centres fault but to be honest if they birds are not there this is no real reason to visit

Date of experience: May 2017
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5 mins drive 15 mins walk visitor center has tea coffee and soft drinks village square has half a dozen bars and Cafe's glass of wine small beer or coffee 1 euro very friendly people
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