Trebujena, by the Guadalquivir Marshes is just 5 kilometres from Doñana National Park. 3,400 hectares of this park, comprising salt marshes, tidal plains, estuaries and pine forest, form part of Cádiz province. The marshes of Trebujena, the Guadalquivir estuary, the Bonanza Salt Marsh and the Algaida Pinewood are bathed by the Guadalquivir River and witness to the beginnings of the history of our region`s civilization.
During the wintering and breeding periods, Doñana receives hundreds of thousands of birds and is an essential visit for all ornithologists and naturalists.
Our exclusive route will show you Cadiz’s Doñana, crossing the Guadalquivir River and covering the entire National Park. Enjoy a surprising and thrilling day trip that begins in Sanlúcar and takes you to the famous hamlet of El Rocio, returning in the same day.
Cadiz Bay Salt Marshes
We invite you to learn about the secrets of these salt marshes and their birdlife. We’ll show you one of the salt marshes that propelled Cádiz to worldwide fame in salt production and you’ll get to meet the master salt harvester who keeps this tradition alive.
Discover the profession of salt harvesting, knowledge and techniques that have been handed down through generations since Phoenician times and that are today at the vanguard and even the future of this profession.
You’ll enter a saltpan house, follow a tidal channel, learn about the estuaries and you’ll see the birds, fish and crustaceans that use this labyrinth of water. You’ll also be able to taste the numerous food products created here!
We will show you the legendary island that lends its name to one of Paris’ most emblematic sights: Trocadero Square. Navigate through the bay and visit the island with experts from Salarte who will show you the conservation projects that they have created to protect Spoonbills, waders and Ospreys.
Try your hand at harvesting salt with the “vara” (salt rake) and become an expert in artisanal gourmet salt. If you visit during harvesting season you’ll be able to collect your own virgin marine salt.
We are environmental professionals and offer numerous classes and Master’s courses at Cádiz University, also organizing excursions and academic itineraries for students and teachers.
We view this region as an open-air classroom in which we can learn about geography, biology, marine science, geology, flora, fauna and the protection of nature reserves. We can also arrange technical visits to investigation centres, natural parks, private estates and research centres.
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