Original nature tourism in Spain by Travelgenio

13 Jan Original nature tourism in Spain by Travelgenio

Turismo Enológico - TravelgenioHere we propose some special plans of Nature tourism to be enjoyed in family or with friends.

Spain is one of the European countries with more possibilities of rural tourism because of its huge Nature heritage full of contrasts:  beaches and mountains, Natural Parks, woods and all sorts of landscapes to be enjoyed.

There are different alternatives of tourism in medieval or rustic villages immersed in wonderful natural landscapes; ecotourism, with the cultural variation of wine and its elaboration.

The combination of Nature, sport and leisure activities, and culture is a great option of rural tourism in winter.


Spain is full of vineyard areas with designation of  origin where you will enjoy the marvelous nature and beautiful towns in charming accommodations, as well as the local gastronomy and best wines in centenary wine cellars that are part of its historic heritage.

The Ribera del Duero, one of the best wines, is elaborated in Aranda del Duero, where visitors can accommodate in the 4 stars hotel Area Tudanca Aranda. Valdepeñas and Toledo in Castilla La Mancha; Jerez or Ronda in Andalucía; Jumilla or Utiel in Levante; Castilla and León; El Bierzo; Galicia; Rioja; Navarra or El Penedés are highly recommended to be visited.

There are routes of wine tourism with hotels dedicated to elaborate its own wines in the wine cellars, with  the best gastronomy and culture, historic and artistic heritage to be enjoyed.


The ecotourism includes some areas like the agrarian tourism, in which medium and respect for the environment are part of any activity in Nature. Accommodations with these sorts of services usually offer comfortable rooms and  a unique location to enjoy Nature and leisure and sport activities in interesting areas.

Mountain bike routes, fruits recollection, mushroom recollection, trekking, typical activities in farms or rural houses are claims for the lovers of Nature.

All Spanish areas are perfect for this kind of rural tourism, with accommodations full of charm, well located and with an exceptional service at good rates.

Ecocorneyana in Corneyana town, in Asturias, is located in a green landscape full of grass pastures. It is a five-bedroom house and comfortable installations including the barn, with farm activities like milking cows and the feeding of hens.

Granada has a lot of rural houses to discover the charm of rural activities in houses like Benarum in Las Alpujarras.

Casa da Bastida,  in A Fonsagrada, Lugo, where outdoor activities related to Nature are offered. Valle de Mira in Valverde de Leganés, Badajoz.

Adventure tourism

Spain has quite a lot of alternatives to enjoy activities offered by the adventure tourism. There are coast areas, like Tarifa in Cádiz, where whales and dolphins can be seen from the ship while sailing the Estrecho de Gibraltar. Some hotels offer activities to discover the biodiversity of this rich littoral.

The ornithological tourism offer photographic safaris in areas like Deltebre  in Tarragona, and other activities like fishing and migrant birds viewing , in good accommodations like Riumar Camping, with ideal bungalows for families.

There is an exclusive tour to get to know the Iberian wolf offered in Puebla de Sanabria, Zamora. It includes activities to observe fauna and flora in natural accommodations with high respect of the environment.

There is ornithological tourism to enjoy migrant birds viewing in the area of the Catalonian Pyrenees and Garraf Marismas in Barcelona.