There are few beings in nature as graceful, as beautiful and as seemingly fragile as butterflies. But in all reality, they are actually fighters capable of overcoming the worst of droughts, the harshest of winters or the longest of storms and doing it all at much less than one gram in weight.
Stags, roe deer, fallow deer, wild boars, mountain goats, otters, mongooses, martens, genets, wildcats and, who knows, there might just be a few lynxes left in the province. Some of these mammals can be seen with binoculars or telescopes.
A good way to end the day is to get closer, on foot or by car, to the Dehesa de Candelario. We will see that it is a route with some of the most outstanding and unique natural treasures in the province.
This region is a real paradise for birds. Very prominent bird populations as rare as the black stork, the black vulture, the Egyptian vulture, the golden eagle, the rock thrush and the bluethroat thrive here. Its rocks offer a safe haven to the eagle-owl and the peregrine falcon.
This region is a real paradise for birds. Very prominent bird populations as rare as the black stork, the black vulture, the Egyptian vulture, the golden eagle, the rock thrush and the bluethroat thrive here.
Dippers and kingfishers dive into its rivers; its rocks offer a safe haven to the eagle-owl and the peregrine falcon; the European honey buzzard and the golden oriole find everything they need to raise their families in the many forests and the list goes on and on.
Enjoying nature is a pleasure and everyone’s right. Fortunately, more and more routes and activities all the time are becoming fully inclusive. Using all our senses, we’ll get up close to the wonders found in this region.
The Sierra de Béjar is the final large mountain in the Central System to the west and one of the natural treasures found in the province of Salamanca. Its privileged landscape diversity is due to the great variety of orientations, the immense contrasts in altitude and fortunate situation.
The village of Nava de Francia is completely surrounded by forests and highland nature. This small village stands out because of its flat profile and because it has accessible and safe streets without any pavement or kerbs.