Jerez de los Caballeros, Come and Discover.
The city of Jerez de los Caballeros is immersed in a privileged natural space. The meadow and the Mediterranean forest form a diverse, rich and exceptionally preserved ecosystem.
Livestock farming, agriculture, fauna and flora; the meadow and scrubland; rivers, water streams, reservoirs and irrigation canals… Elements that shape the landscape of the southwestern mountains of Extremadura and provide us with a natural jewel worthy of being experienced, enjoyed and felt.
Nature tourism is a resource whose value in increasing. Extremadura can and should be shown as a first class destination and Jerez should not be left behind. We enjoy the largest holm oak forest in the Mediterranean; clean waters and it’s clear streams; reservoirs that attract a huge number of species; routes full of idyllic landscapes and fascinating vegetation.
The inclusion in these boundaries of such interesting proposals, as birding and astro-tourism, promote the enhancement of the amount of natural resources worth experiencing. In addition to its rich landscape, natural, cultural and historical wealth, Jerez de los Caballeros has an almost total absence of light pollution, good weather, no clouds and good accessibility, which undoubtedly enhance any plan or destination we wish to undertake.
In addition, the numerous hiking routes that go through the entire region should be mentioned. Walks that immerse you in the depths of the meadow and the Mediterranean forest and in which tranquility and silence are undeniable.
Many of them have as protagonists the numerous aquatic heritage that we enjoy in Jerez and its municipalities: La Albuera, the reservoirs of Valuengo and Brovales and the course of the Ardila River support a huge offer of places, curves, rural paths and landscapes worthy of enjoyment.
Through these endless forests of holm oaks and cork oaks live numerous species of animals and plants which are characteristic of the Mediterranean forest. A collection which goes from various types of eagles, white and black storks, partridges, wild boars and herons, to olive trees, cork oaks, holm oaks, cistus, broom plants and brambles.
It is an incomparable landscape, purely Mediterranean, that we must preserve and spread so that the natural legacy and richness of our land remain well-known and present with the passage of time and future generations.