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Longar, Altillo Grande and Chica Lagoons

Lillo (Toledo)GPS: 39.81010055541992, -3.3244800567626953
The most extensive lagoon group in Spain
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With its 400 hectares, these are the most extensive and important saline lagoons in the Iberian Peninsula. They are ideal lagoons to cross walking its shores, or to dip and to do windsurf in the Longar. The presence of aquatic and steppe birds amongLygeummeadows –saline ground plant similar to esparto grass– is its main appeal.

WHAT WE’LL SEE

Longar lagoon counts on one of the best colonies of gull-billed tern, and common shelduck all the year, among great ofLygeumspartum. It has, in addition, an observatory of birds, with explanatory posters. Flamingos usually go from one lagoon to others and seeing them is always spectacular.

ACCESS

From Lillo and through highway CM-3001, all 3 lagoons are connected. Leaving Toledo to take the CM-410. The access is free.

MOST SUITABLE VISIT TIME. WHAT TO TAKE

All the times of the year are good to visit this Natural Reserve. Binoculars, comfortable footwear, and a camera are essential.

 

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