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Declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2003, the park is located in the middle of a triangle between Plasencia, Trujillo and Caceres and is crossed by The River Tagus. It is the largest and best preserved Mediterranean mountain landscape in the world. With an incredibly diverse flora and fauna, the wild mountains and valleys are home to oak forests, several Mediterranean tree species, Portuguese oaks, wild olives, holme oaks and shrubs as well as boulders, reservoirs and streams.

Here you will find black storks, vultures, imperial eagles, deer, common genets, badgers, lynx, wildcats, otters, snakes and tortoises to name but a few of the 208 species of vertebrates.

This is a wonderful park and very easily accessible from 3 of the most beautiful towns in Spain - Plasencia, Trujillo and Caceres. Of particular interest is a 300 metre cliff made up of an immense, quartzite outcrop on the banks of the Tagus - the Salto del Gitano.

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Cristiana da Silva
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With its lush valleys, vine-clad hillsides, historical towns and a National Park, it is easy to understand what Cristiana is so passionate about northern Portugal, her ancestral home. Fluent in Portuguese and conversant in Spanish, she has been able to scratch under the surface of these countries on her travels and loves nothing more than sharing her findings with our guests. Recently Cristiana has returned from Swedish Lapland, a destination which was on her own bucket list and which did not fail to impress.

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