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Parc Natural del Cap de Creus

Parc Natural del Cap de Creus

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Cap de Creus (meaning Cape of crosses in Catalan) is the easternmost point of mainland Spain and lies on the NE coast of Catalonia, some 25 km south from the French border. The name is given to the cape itself and the surrounding mountainous peninsula of 190 square kilometres which forms an extraordinary semi-arid landscape, in effect the last foothills of the Pyrenees before the Mediterranean Sea. The park includes remenants of cork, holm oak and pine woods, vineyards and olive groves, and magnificent coastal cliffs .
The Cap Creus since May 1998 declared as a nature reserve, lies by the sea as well as on land. By the sea the area begins at the land point of Bol Nou near the Cala Tamariu within the region of Port de la Selva and ends just before Roses at the land point of (kat. Punta) Falconera. Fishing with nets is forbidden within this area, in some zones, however fishing in the traditional way with staggered arrays or the " Palangre " is permitted. The protected area on land covers an space of scarcely 90 hectares. Fauna and Flora are equally protected . The majority of the area, i.e. 40 hectares, lies within Port de la Selva.

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Jin Wu14-May-2013 02:56
Another great lights!
Graeme11-Jan-2013 10:25
Amazing lighting and composure, Jose.BV
gary rouleau11-Jan-2013 03:25
Really interesting, would love to visit one day.
Yvonne11-Jan-2013 02:37
Wonderful light on the water Jose, the area looks quite rugged on the map! v
John G Reed11-Jan-2013 02:06
Quite a view. Nicely done. Best. J
George11-Jan-2013 00:50
Beautiful light! V
Stephanie11-Jan-2013 00:15
Gorgeous lighting Jose! We've been to this park! V
John Hamers10-Jan-2013 22:48
Great shot of this spectacular view !! V
Mildred Alpern10-Jan-2013 22:21
wonderful that this is protected, it is sublimely beautiful
Jim Coffman10-Jan-2013 21:37
janescottcumming10-Jan-2013 21:20
Love the way you caught the sun here.
MarcViskens10-Jan-2013 21:10
beautiful shot
larose forest photos10-Jan-2013 20:45
Gorgeous light in this exceptionally lovely image. VV
Kim10-Jan-2013 20:45
Fantastic composition! Fabulous light and mood! V
Fabienne10-Jan-2013 20:37
Les reflets de lumieres sur la mer sont magnifiques, quelle belle vue !
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