Plan your visit to the Natural Park of Corrubedo: Description, timetables, guided tours, map, cultural events, activities, recommendations.
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The Dunes of Corrubedo are a natural protected area of 1,000 hectares. In these dunes we can find 4km of paradise beaches, freshwater lakes and saltwater, native flora, wetlands and a variety of birds, mammals and reptiles between the others. Also in this area we can find megalithic remains.
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The Corrubedo Natural Park has the largest dunes of Galicia
When we will visit this Natural Park of the Dunes of Corrubedo we will find the Great Dune Mobile unique in Galicia. This Duna has more than one kilometer long and in harsh winter months can reach up to 20 meters high and 200 to 250 meters wide, although formerly it seems, was greater.
Characteristics of Natural Park of Corrubedo
|Landscape||Paisaje de dunas, playas y humedales.|
|The park has 9625 hectares and the highest peak in the park is the lookout of stone of the frog with 200 m.|
|Fauna||Among the birds we have the snowy plover, stilts cangrejeras, sandpipers, oystercatchers, curlews, needles, mallards, porrones, coots, moorhens, herons and teals among others. In mammals we have otters, foxes, water voles, hedgehogs wild boars, badgers and squirrels among others.|
|Flora||Salicornia, sedges, reeds, buttercups, thistles marine, wind-pollinated, species adapted to to aridity sand.|
|Activities||Trekking, guided tours, bathing, swimming, surfing and other beach sports.|
|Services||Parking, toilets, picnic areas, public telephone, public fountains, shelters, hotels, camping, visitor center adapted for people with disabilities and accommodation|
|Characteristics||Natural park of dunes, sweet and salty lagoons, beaches, marshes and one of the best examples of Galician coastal vegetation and fauna|
Things to see in Natural Park of Corrubedo
In this Natural Park we discover great wealth of animals, as mammals we highlighted otters and foxes that have holes in the marshes. There are large numbers of seabirds and 70% of amphibians of Galicia. As regards its flora exist 247 types of vegetation adapted to the arid climate. We also find five consecutive beaches in this Natural Park with fine white sands.
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Corrubedo Natural Park also has two lagoons one freshwater and one saltwater, with large marshlands and wetlands. The freshwater lagoon, called “Vixán” , which originated with the close of a sandy arrow, that separated the sea. The laggon is supplied of the stream of Muíño river, subject to seasonal fluctuations in flow of the water. The saltwater lagoon called “La Laguna Salobre Carregal”, that maintains the communication with the sea.
Another attractive of this area are the megalithic monuments found very near to Corrubedo and Natural Park. The first human settlements left their footprints and remains in this area of Galicia El dolmen de Axeitos one of the oldest, largest and best preserved of Galicia. These remains have been declared Asset of Cultural Interest, and is dated from the third millennium BC.
Walking along the Natural Park of Corrubedo
In the park there are routes suitable low difficulty for the whole family. The Information Center provides a map where there are all the trails and roads well signposted and most of them are traveled along wooden walkways.
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In the park there is also the possibility to make guided tours with the staff of the park. Here we suggest some routes through the natural park:
- Park Natural Corrubedo – Galicia Trails . Here you can see three easy routes that exist in the park, “the way of water” with 3 km. “The way of the wind” with 5 km and “The way of the sea” with 6km. senderosdegalicia.com
- Trekking routes in the Natural Park of Complex. Here shows a map with the different paths of the park
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Address: Ribeira 15960, A Coruña,
Coordinates: 42.57899, -9.04985
More information about the Natural Park of Corrubedo in www.turgalicia.es
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