Family adventure in Sierra de Cazorla

About the destination

The Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y las Villas Natural Park is also a Biosphere Reserve located in Jaén, Andalusia. It is the largest protected area in Spain and it impresses the visitors for its steep relief of medium and high mountains, which make this Natural Park one of the most biodiversity hotspots in Europe.

Water is an important resource in the destination, where the Guadalquivir and the Segura rivers have their source. The mountains have an extensive hydrographic network of waterfalls and streams,  a key component for human activity and settlements over history.

Ecotourism experiences

Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y las Villas natural park, in Jaén, is a perfect destination for families seeking an encounter with nature, local traditions and wildlife. Particularly in Sierra de Cazorla, you can join fun foraging workshops with fruits and vegetables from the garden and aromatic wild plants. You can combine these hands-on experiences with guided walks in the protected area to learn the features of the landscape and its uses by the different civilizations that have inhabited these unique mountains.

Moreover, the destination stands out for its bird diversity and you can join a guided tour over the hides and cliffs where many iconic birds nest depending on the season. Water is also a key feature in the Sierras, with reservoirs, rivers and natural fountains emerging in the evergreen landscape. If you are a foodie, don’t forget to visit the olive groves and enjoy a olive oil tasting session with our local hosts. 

For further information and bookings 

You can live this experience together with our local ecotourism host. Please enquire to Aventura Cazorla on +34 666 405 811 or by email at to check availability and your preferred dates. 

This experience is part of the 2022 Ecotourism Escapes Brochure (only in Spanish)

The Ecotourism Club in Spain groups together destinations and companies which guarantee, by fulfilling a series of requirements, their commitment to conservation and local sustainable development.  That is why it has created its own brand “Ecotourist in Spain” and the website, where you can find protected areas, accommodation and companies which offer their tourism services, as well as experiences and activities committed to the preservation of the area in which they take place.


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