The Maestrazgo. Natural Protected Spaces in Aragon. Nature of Aragon. 
Nature of Aragon in English

The Maestrazgo. Natural Protected Spaces in Aragon. Aragon.

The turolense Maestrazgo is a set of mountain ranges that extend until the Mediterranean, very eroded by the rivers that are born of their summits, that have created deep valleys and precipices.

Its Natural Patrimony

The turolense Maestrazgo is formed by an ample fan of landscapes, vertebrates by the Guadalope river and its affluents, where leafy mountain ranges, precipices, fertile valleys, parameras and forests follow one another.
In high territories of the region, the relief is marked by the fitted valley succession and robust teeth individualized by the fluvial network. Beautiful example is the healthful pines wild Monchen Tooth in Cantavieja.
In extensive zones of Cantavieja, Mosqueruela, Fortanete and Villarroya of the Pine groves, are developed extensive and to homogenous pine groves on tabular reliefs and deep precipices.
Multiple natural spaces in Castellote and Ejulve exist, that emphasize by their faunísticos and landscaping values.
The average course of the Guadalope runs between mountain ranges of tormented orography, with fitted rivers, pointed crests and vertical layers that give rise to vigorous reliefs of great natural value, like the Organs of Montoro, the defiles of the Guadalope or the attractive Natural Bridge.
Foces of the rivers Pitarque and Gorge Popcorn also shows an impressive spectacle. In the Pitarque river otters and in cut that flanks it in the their high zone, vultures and others can be found rapaces.
By the abundance of limestone rocks, it is not difficult to find caves and simas, emphasizing by his beauty "Crystal Grottos" or Cave of the Graderas de Molinos, spectacular endokárstica cavity of great length with stalactite formation and estalagmitas.

Molinos, Teruel
Molinos (Teruel)

Cultural park of Molinos

Leaving back the marsh of Gallipuen, it is arrived at Molinos, town that raises them selves on the spectacular precipice of San Nicholas.
The cultural park includes singular Crystal Grottos, and other interesting places like the Well of Salto or the geologic and paleontological itinerary of the Straits.
They exist in this zone habitat natural good conserved of rocky pine groves and, with abundant rapaces and diverse mamiferos.

Guadalope Stop

The spectacular Organos de Montoro and capricious Montoro is wall and needles with appearance of organ pipes near Montoro, to borders of the Guadalope. The Eyes of the Pitarque river, in Pitarque, are oquedades excavated on the rock by which the river resurges, very truchero, with deposits in Villarluengo.

In this zone they inhabit species like Wild Goat, otter, rapaces and abundant buitreras.

Activities in the Nature

The possibilities of carrying out activities in the natural surroundings for all class of public very are varied.

In the Maestrazgo historical ways can be crossed, turned today many of them footpaths of Great Route. The installation of panels, the signaling and the edition of books, documentary maps and guides complete a vast supply destined to a tourism with respectful culture and with the nature.
The steep orography of its mountains makes the execution possible of numerous sport specialties. The scaling can practice in the Organs of Montoro and the environs of Santolea.
In espeleologia it is possible to be made from an initial approach to a tourist cave with visit guided, to one more an exploration it jeopardize in an active system with subterraneo river, as it happens in simas of Fortanete.
The ecuestre tourism can be practiced between forests, precipices and fertile valleys.
The nautical sports are puenden to exercise in a place of great beauty as it is the dam of Santolea.

Also Aragon enjoys a diverse and varied Nature where passing by plants, animals, Geology, or landscapes we can arrive at a fantastic bestiary that lives in its monuments.

The information will not be complete without a stroll by its three provinces, with shutdown in some of its spectacular landscapes like Ordesa, the Moncayo, Monegros or by opposition the Ebro.

Also you can dedicarte to the intangible ones: from the legend compilation that also does to universal Aragon.

Fauna | Flora | Geology | Fungi | Water
Landscape | Monegros | Moncayo | Ebro | Ordesa
Bestiary | Books | Buffon | Activities | Culturales | Zh2o | Photografies
Document | Nature in Aragon

The pasapues project is an extension of the Aragón project is like that, and tries to collect and relate all possible types of documentary information about Aragon: texts, books, articles, maps, illustrations, photographs, narrations, etc., and proceed to its publication and diffusion.

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