6 reasons to enjoy sustainable tourism in Jaén
# 1 Even more protected spaces
In addition to the four Natural Parks mentioned, in Jaén we can find two Nature Reserves, three Natural Sites, five Natural Monuments and two Peri-Urban Parks. This wide range of protected areas makes it easier for you to move around wherever you move in the province, always find your ideal nature activity.
# 2 Great interior seas
Not everything is green in the province; inside, you can also find blue. And is that, despite having no coast, Jaén has a large number of bodies of water in the form of reservoirs that encourage the practice of many water activities, such as canoeing or sailing, and even bathing. Highlights the Tranco reservoir with its solar boat.
# 3 The most threatened feline in the world
It is none other than the Iberian lynx, which has its largest population center in the Sierra de Andújar. With the help of local guides, you can take trips to follow their trail and even photograph it. In addition, it is said that the Iberian wolf also lives in these mountains :) Double incentive for the excursion.
# 4 Oleotourism capital
More than 60 million olive trees cover the province of Jaén. What it gives to make 20% of all the world production of olive oil. With these figures, it is not surprising that oil is part, not only of gastronomy, but of the identity and way of life of its inhabitants. As it could not be otherwise, the oleoturismo has come to stay among the ecotourism activities most demanded by the visitors of Jaén.
# 5 The kingdom of the great raptors
Bird lovers have a safe destination in Jaén in which to devote themselves to their passion. Above all, when it comes to raptors. The four Natural Parks of the province serve as refuge to numerous and interesting species: Iberian imperial eagle, golden eagle, Bonelli's eagle, bearded vulture, black vulture or griffon vulture, among others.
# 6 A whole world of adventures
The peculiar orography of the province allows the realization of a good number of activities of active tourism and adventure linked to nature. Depending on the environment in which we find ourselves, we can carry out activities of the most varied.
Thus, on land, hiking and caving are two of the most demanded. The different water courses make it possible to practice rafting, kayaking or canyoning. Finally, we can not forget that the Sierra de Segura is one of the best places in the world to do aerial activities, such as paragliding.
Jaén offers a thousand and one adventures. Which is yours?