The ecotourist desntination: Valladolid
It is one of the few provinces in Spain that does not have Natural or National Parks, and not because it does not deserve them. The province of Valladolid has a nature of great value, although it lacks recognition. That does not mean, however, that there is no place for activities in nature in Valladolid.
Account, yes, with a Natural Reserve, the Banks of Castronuño-Vega del Duero. It is located in the southwest of the province and offers a multitude of proposals of all kinds for lovers of nature and ecotourism.
To start it is ideal for birding or bird watching, as it is a passage and nesting area for waterfowl. You can also practice water sports, such as kayaking or paddle surfing, on the Douro River or the San José Reservoir. Finally, as it could not be otherwise, there are plenty of routes for hiking.
Hiking, in fact, can be practiced throughout the province of Valladolid. There are more than 150 routes spread throughout the province. Routes that you can do on foot, by bicycle or on horseback. You will find options of all levels and for all tastes; going through countryside, pine forests, valleys or wetlands. In addition, there are some long-distance trails (such as the Path of the Douro) to satisfy the most demanding.