The Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park, an unmissable visit during your holiday!
On the sublime Bay of Roses, lying between the Muga and Fluvià rivers, the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park is home to perhaps the greatest variety of flora and fauna of all Catalonia. Contrasting with the arid landscapes and turquoise beaches of the Costa Brava, this vast green setting is a veritable haven of peace where you can observe the birds, mammals and fish in perfect tranquillity. You’re going to adore being able to slow down, take your time and explore the park every which way and back again!
And for somewhere to stay near the park and the innumerable other jewels of the Costa Brava, opt for a campsite close to nature without skimping on the quality of the services offered. Fully-equipped cottage or tree-planted camping pitch, the choice is yours! On-site, enjoy a water park with swimming pools for all ages, sports grounds and entertainment for the whole family. And with the beach close by, your stay is set to be absolutely perfect!
Visit the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park with the family
Today, it’s time to head for the Bay of Roses to observe the tortoises, ducks and flamingos, amid the sublime décor of the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park! Hire a bike as soon as you arrive and set off to play at being ornithologists with the family as you follow the trails through the park. All are equipped with hides so you can watch the many species that call the park their home without disturbing them: the kids will rapidly become genuine little naturalists!
To go even further, combine your trip with a visit to the Empuriabrava Butterfly Park just nearby. Push open the door to its 2,000m² greenhouse and discover a veritable tropical forest, home to the world’s largest butterflies.
Visit the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park as a couple
For true quality time together, nothing beats a romantic morning in the limpid waters of the Bay of Roses before exploring the unspoilt scenery of the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park hand-in-hand. And all only a few minutes away from your Sandaya campsite on the Costa Brava!
Just a few steps and you’ll be discovering lakes, and then rivers, forests and even dunes, as you observe the herons, storks and cormorants. It’s the moment to hone your photographer’s eye! Love a good hike? We recommend the “Ruta 12” itinerary that takes you around the Les Llaunes reserve. This easy 2 hour hike offers a good glimpse of all the wealth the park has to offer.
Camping Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park: our handy tips for a successful stay
On your arrival, head for the information centre near the car park to find out exactly where to go and what to do amidst the park’s 5,000ha!
Innumerable migrating birds stop off in the park: remember to dig out your old binoculars before you visit!
Don’t forget your walking shoes: the park has plenty of footpaths, you’re certain to find one that’s just right for you!
Feeling hungry? There are picnic areas throughout the park, ideal when it’s time to stop for a tasty break!