This is a Natural Park of wild beauty declared a Biosphere Reserve
by UNESCO. It is a semi-desert landscape covering 42.500 hectares that is striking and surprises the visitor every time. An unusual spectacle in south-east Navarre, near Tudela
which, despite its bare and inhospitable appearance, is home to great natural values.
In Bardenas Reales
, the erosion of its clay, chalk and sandstone soils has sculpted capricious forms in the landscape to create almost lunar effects, full of gullies, plateaux and solitary hills. It has inspired painters and writers and has been the scene of TV adverts, music videos and films such as "Airbag"
, "Acción Mutante"
, "Orgullo y Pasión"
or "El mundo nunca es suficiente"
The visitor will find several signposted routes
that can be followed on foot, by bicycle, on horseback or in motor vehicles (please consult the limits and rules applied by the Junta de Bardenas Reales
in this respect). Specialist guides will help you to discover unforgettable spots with echoes of legends such as the famous highwayman Sanchicorrota, who used to fool his pursuers by putting his horse's shoes on backwards. Why don't you escape to this unique area, which will not leave you indifferent?
The Bardenas Reales Natural Park is a pseudo-steppe landscape sculpted over millions of years due to erosion. Just 70 kilometres away from the peaks of the Pyrenees , and very close to the main town in La Ribera, Tudela , there are three distinct zones in the natural park which are, from north to south: El Plano , croplands characterised by very gentle slopes; the Ba ... [+ info]
Permits: acceso libre con restricciones particulares. **Aviso: consultar en el Punto de información de Aguilares (948 83 03 08/ email@example.com) el estado de las pistas tras las recientes lluvias.
Las Bardenas pueden ser recorridas a pie en su totalidad, excepto las zonas señalizadas a tal efecto como la ZEPA en la que se encuentran el Rallón, la Ralla y Pisquerra; también hay itinerarios autorizados para bicicletas y automóviles.
OBSERVATIONS: Opening hours: 08:00 until one hour before sunset. Free access with certain restrictions. Consult with the Board of the Bardenas Reales (C/San Marcial, 19-Tudela; 948 82 00 20/ firstname.lastname@example.org)
Compañía de Guías de las BardenasAnataven; Queiles Aventura; Eduardo Blanco:; Aventuras Bardeneras; La Vereda del Cierzo; Rural Suite Activa; Soluciones Locales; Bardenas Aventure; Alas de Peñalen; Destino Navarra.
Opening hours, dates and guide prices. We recommend you confirm with the entity in question.