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Monfrague National Park

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Caceres, Spain
+34 680 85 87 24
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A superb experience

Monfrague is an amazing place to visit. You can go birdwatching, hikkinng or just wandering around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hernani, Spain
The most important place in Europe to birdwatching

There are a lot of bird species in this place. These are some places the most important places... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Caceres, Spain
+34 680 85 87 24
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monfrague is an amazing place to visit. You can go birdwatching, hikkinng or just wandering around and discover very nice and no so crowded spots

Thank PelloManterola
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of bird species in this place. These are some places the most important places im Europe to birdwatching if you love ornithology this place is full to animals that you won't can to forget.

Thank JavierCasares
Reviewed 12 October 2017

There are a series of miradores (viewpoints) in picturesque locations from which you can watch the vultures flying around. The viewpoints are all easily accessible by car, with good parking. You can explore them all one after each other and experience different views over some...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A great place to see birds of prey. The scenery is spectacular. It's free entry to the park and there is even a feee bus service between points of interest. A good day out.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Drive to the park and park itself is beautiful. Scenery is fantastic and great to see the wildlife esp the deer and birds. Will be back to see the storks in winter months.

Thank Sadie W
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Really interesting rock formations and lots of vultures flying overhead. Sometimes they land really close on the edge of cliffs.

Thank Liketorome
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This park was a coincidence for us, but make sure to put it on your To Visit list. The nature is rough and utterly awesome, but still accessible. There are a few splendid view points, like the Moorish castle on top of a mountain (somewhat...More

Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice and special. It has an informative information center but formost an impressive nature. The rock with the vultures nests is recommended.

Thank Ruud57hf
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We arrived in Lisbon, picked up our rental car from Centauro Rent a Car and then drove to Caceres, Extremadura. Here we would spend our first three nights on the Iberian Peninsula, exploring Caceres and Monfraque National Park. We were staying at the Casa Don...More

Thank JRAsFishBabe
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best days we have had. We spent the morning in Caceres and the afternoon in the park. High season mid August and nearly empty....fantastic. We saw Griffin Vultures... loads of them. Eagles. Egrets. Deer. Skinny dipped in splendid solitude jn the Tejo....More

Thank guysmum
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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