The expression Cultural Park is used to designate an area that contains a variety of historical, geographic, natural, etc. a joint way, and to be protected by a number of mechanisms such as legal constraints, spreading its values or the involvement of the people affected by their situation to be viewed as another source of income to help them survive that as an obstacle to their economic development.
Cultural Parks intended to be an alternative or complementary to the Heritage Law 16/1985 and Law 4/89, of 27 March, Conservation of Natural Areas and Wild Flora and Fauna way, they consider objects of different protection partial aspects, whereas the Cultural Parks are focused on those areas where they together several elements to be protected in a coordinated fashion.
Currently the Cultural Parks are not a legal figure as the relevant standard is not adopted.
At this time in Aragon there launched five Cultural Parks.
A brief description is as follows:
It is the oldest of them all, and therefore the most developed.
Born in the town that bears its name, as an initiative of the City Council, and in order to enhance their heritage and use it as a catalyst for the people themselves and the region.
The town has a Gothic church from the late fifteenth century and retains its medieval urbanism. In the vicinity karstic cavities, some of which are known and visited once in the region, such as the cave of Graderas are. From these elements and the recovery of the old wash for use as a museum or rather as a permanent exhibition of flora, fauna, geology, paleontology and traditional uses of natural resources, it started the germ of the current cultural park.
The municipality of Aliaga is located in a privileged area from a geological point of view. Nestled in the Aragonese branch of the Iberian Massif, Aliaga is named after a geological formation that can be observed with great ease the transition between the primary and secondary periods. The reliefs, folds, geological formations, are sometimes "book" resulting in a landscape of extraordinary beauty that has long attracted numerous experts in geology.
The average length of Martín river runs through stunning gorges cut in limestone formations. It covers an area of 160 km2 and affects nine municipal councils. Contains, besides cave paintings Alacón, Obon, Alcaine and Albalate of the Archbishop, the secondary and tertiary paleontological sites, archaeological sites such as the Iberian Saint Pedro de Griegos, with a conserved building 12 m. tall and magnificent sets of popular architecture, with excellent examples of monumental architecture as the castle Albalate or the church Alcaine. It retains most of the traditional paths of medieval origin, some of them paved and from the standpoint of natural values one of the most numerous colonies of birds of prey of Aragon.
The idea of this park is to manage its known natural values ( Pinares de Rodeno ), together with the paintings present in the area and the excellent samples of folk architecture given for example in the city of Albarracin.
Vero River Park coincides with the natural values internationally recognized accounting Sierra and Canyons of Guara, but also physically coincides with a series of cave paintings more if anything sensitive to a continually growing tourist pressure. In the same geographical area they are also magnificent monumental as Alquézar.
Located in the province of Huesca, they add in this territory appreciable both environmental values, as important historical values represented by the natural monument of San Juan de la Peña, in which the presence of the Old Monastery gives a symbolic meaning closely linked to birth Kingdom of Aragon.
If you want to extend your information on Aragon you can begin crossing his varied landscapes,
or to also begin a route by the fauna,
and the use of the water in Aragon.
In order to delight the Vista, you can view the collection of photographies
You can add culture and nature in its cultural Parks or its extensive Bestiary
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The project "Nature in Aragon "is an extension of the previous" Natural and Geological Heritage in Aragon", therefore extend the description of natural places of interest in Aragon such as the already ancient National Parks of Ordesa and Monte Perdido and the National Park of Moncayo with other places such as the Sierra de Guara, exponent of humid places of Half Mountain, Los Galachos del Ebro or the steppe, which in its full aridity it is represented by the Lomaza de Belchite or the wide Monegros
To complement this information, introductions to flora, fauna, fungi, geology, water, landscapes, etc. are added.
Elsewhere in the Pasapues project, reference is made to famous Aragonese naturalists such as Odon de Buen or Felix de Azara, etc.
This project is documented, whenever possible, by graphic material such as photographs, illustrations, maps, etc.
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