to visit the Ebro Delta
HERE ARE 10 REASONS
The Ebro Delta is one of the most important areas in the Iberian Peninsula for its remarkable biodiversity and natural abundance.
- The Ebro Delta is a significant wetland that is home to a diverse array of water birds such as flamingos, ducks and cormorants.
- The rivers and canals of the Delta teem with fish species like eels and carp.
- The cultivated fields of the Delta provide a habitat for a wide variety of insects and small mammals, such as rabbits and hedgehogs.
- In the riverside forests of the Ebro you can come across wildlife like foxes, wild boars and common bats.
- The wetlands of the Delta are adorned with beautiful aquatic plants like reed beds and water lilies.
- In the sand dunes of the Ebro Delta you can find unique vegetation that has adapted to extreme conditions, such as sea lavender and sagebrush.
- The rice fields of the Delta are an essential habitat for migratory birds, providing a place for feeding and resting.
- Trabucador Beach is a unique natural space that stretches along 6 km and is one of the few remaining natural coastal areas in Europe.
- The Ebro Delta Natural Park is one of the most important breeding grounds for the European pond turtle, a species facing extinction.
- The inhabitants of the Delta have adapted their economic activities to the natural richness of the area, with rice farming as the mainstay as well as traditional fishing activities.