The most beautiful lakes in Spain

Covadonga lakes
Now that the end of summer is just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about the excursions that we can take in the coming months. And, as we have already told you on numerous occasions, autumn is an ideal time to visit the places natural of our country.

Today in Hard Hobbit To Break We want to give you some ideas to enjoy nature in the coming weeks or at any time of the year. Specifically, we are going to show you some of the most beautiful lakes that we can find in Spain. Can you come with us?

Lakes of Covadonga, Asturias

Lakes of Covadonga1
First of all, we want to talk to you about the Lakes of Covadonga, a natural place where you can see two wonderful lakes of origin glacier: Enol and La Ercina. Of course, we cannot forget the Bricial lake, where there is only water during thaw periods and after heavy rains. This natural wonder is found in the Picos de Europa National Park, in the province of Asturias. You will find more information in our article “The beautiful Lakes of Covadonga in Asturias”.


Banyoles Lake, Girona

Banyoles Lake
From Asturias we moved to the Catalan province of Girona, specifically to the city of Banyoles, where we can find the largest lake in this autonomous community. As you may have imagined, we are referring to what is known as Banyoles Lake, a natural space of great ecological, landscape, cultural and geological value.

Laguna de Fuente de Piedra, Malaga

Stone Fountain Lagoon
We continue our tour of the most beautiful lakes in Spain in Antequera, a municipality in the Andalusian province of Malaga. Here we find the Fuente de Piedra Lagoon, which is the largest in the autonomous community. Framed in a soft relief landscape covered with olive and cereal fields, the lagoon is a place privileged for the reproduction of the pink flamingo. In addition, this is a place of passage for many other birds.

Sanabria Lake, Zamora

Sanabria Lake
In Zamora we find the Natural Park of Lake Sanabria, which houses the original lake natural largest in Spain. One of the peculiarities of this place is that you can find several sand and stone beaches where you can swim and fish. Without a doubt, it is a unique environment to take a dip in the summer.


Black Lagoon, Soria

Black Lagoon
Undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful corners of the province of Soria is the Laguna Negra, which is located in the Sierra de Urbión and Laguna Negra Natural Park. We are talking about a dark and enigmatic body of water located 2,000 meters above sea level. Due to its appearance dark, it is surrounded by numerous legends.

Lake of San Mauricio, Lleida

Lake of Mauritius
We return to Catalonia to tell you about another beautiful lake. In this case we are located in the province of Lleida, where we find the National Park of Aguas Tortas and Lake San Mauricio. Located in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees, the lake is at the foot of the Encants mountain, a formation that, according to legend, has the shape of two hunters who were cursed by divine forces.

Lagunas de Ruidera, Castilla-La Mancha

Ruidera Lagoons
The Lagunas de Ruidera Natural Park, one of the best representations of lakes created from the accumulation of calcium carbonate, could not be missing from the list. Over the centuries they have formed prey natural that give rise to spectacular waterfalls. It is located in Castilla-La Mancha.

Ibones de Anayet, Huesca

Ibones de Anayet
Knowing that we left many beautiful lakes in the inkwell, we are going to end this list with the Ibones de Anayet, which are very close to the border French and the Formigal ski resort.

Spain by drone; Mountains, Roads, Rivers, Seas & lakes (January 2021)


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