La Albufera Natural Park
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La Albufera Natural Park

La Albufera is a huge freshwater lagoon 15km south of Valencia.  It is renowned for the rice that it grows here, as well as being an important dune and wetland ecosystem, and is seperated from the sea by a narrow strip of pine-forested sand dunes.

Adaptable Travel offer a number of guided excursions into this nature park, Experience how the people in years gone by reached the island of “ El Palmar” on the ”albuferenc” (regional vessel), in those days there were not roads so the “albuferenc” was used for carrying goods and people.  You can see an abundance of birdlife as you travel along the wetlands.  You can aslo visit the Ethnological Museum to discover more about fossils, insects, fish and rare birds from Albufera.