Sierras de la Paramera y Serrota Natural Space

Sierras de la Paramera y Serrota Natural Space
 

Overview
The Sierras de la Paramera y Serrota Natural Space is located to the south of Avila and north of Gredos. It is part of a group of mountains which run parallel and north to the Sierra de Gredos. Their highest peaks reach about 2,300 metres. The total protected area is 41,000ha.

Walking
Walking is very popular here, but a map and compass is needed for all routes.

Geology
Varied topography, moulded principally by Quaternary ice and pre-glacial processes. Large contrast between mountain peaks and smooth curved valleys.

Animals/Birds
There are many birds of prey, including the griffon and black vulture, imperial and golden eagle and peregrine falcon. Reptiles such as salamanders are common.

Plants
There is a considerable amount of Pyrenean oak growing within the Sierras de la Paramera y Serrota Natural Space. Along with mountain pastures, juniper shrubs and broom.

 

 
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