Enigmatic Forests in Gorbea Natural Park, The Basque Country

Enigmatic Forests in Gorbea Natural Park, The Basque Country

Gorbea Natural Park, Alava and Vizcaya, The Basque Country. Located in northern Spain, Gorbea is a huge protected natural park. The reserve is surrounded with various towns and makes a popular recreation area for those, who love to leave the city for a while and go to nature.

At the heart of the park is an eponymous peak – the 1482 m (4862 ft) tall Gorbea, which is available to climb with no special equipment. The park also features waterfalls, hiking trails, lush vegetation, diverse fauna, beautiful landscapes and forests, that look really fascinating in these misty pictures.

Why to go there?

A natural recreation area, providing various activities and great views.

When to go there?

In spring and summer, as the wet season takes over in fall and winter.

How to get there?

By bus from Bilbao, Vitoria or Barazar Altube. By car drive the N-240, N-622 or AP-68 highways.

Lead photo by Jokin Romero

Gorbea-Photo by David Pintado

Photo by David Pintado

Gorbea-Photo by David Pintado2

Photo by David Pintado

Gorbea-Photo by MedioTuerto

Photo by MedioTuerto

Gorbea-Photo by Rafa Irusta

Photo by Rafa Irusta

Gorbea-Photo by Rafa Irusta2

Photo by Rafa Irusta

Gorbea-Photo by Rosa Isabel Vazquez

Photo by Rosa Isabel Vazquez

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