Activities

La Siberia region has exceptional surroundings to practice multiple open-air activities. We have the support and collaborate with experts and professionals in the area: Birdingsiberia, OtisTea photo Hides, Ganadería “MR”, Bigfishspain,... Your time with your beloved ones in these activities will be memorable!

We are also very close to Geoparque Villuercas Ibores Jara, where you will enjoy unique natural experiences organized by NatRural-Astrovilluercas.

 

Hiking

La Siberia features a wide offer of hiking routes and a path network of hiking trails, which are marked by the Rural Development Center (“Centro de Desarrollo Rural”, CEDER) of La Siberia region. There are several trails authorized by the Extremadura Federation of Climbing and Mountaineering (“Federación Extremeña de Montaña y Escalada”, FEXME). For more expert hikers, short distance trails (PR, “Pequeño recorrido”) can be done with the help of hiking tracks and/or available maps.

If you love photography, you will enjoy the guided photo tours or the hides, where you will take great pictures of animals.

Bike and Mountain bike trails

La Siberia region features large offer of trails for biking and mountain biking. It is an ideal destination given its geographical diversity. We can rent you bikes to explore the area.

Birdwatching

Bird lovers will surely find a paradise in La Siberia. The area features a richness of bird species thanks to the varied and precious ecosystems present in the region.

You can enjoy guided bird watching tours, but you can also explore the area on your own and make the most of the large number of bird viewpoints and observation points dispersed all over the region.

Among birds, we can highlight those typical from rocky areas, wooded areas and cereal steppes. Some of the birds you find here are among the “most wanted” species by tourist birders: Spanish Imperial Eagle, Cinereous Vulture, Black Stork, Golden Eagle, Bonelli's Eagle, Egyptian Vulture, Goshawk, Great Bustard, Little Bustard, Crane, and quite a lot of others.

Water activities

La Siberia is water land: it has five large reservoirs in the basin of the Guadiana river, which have drastically modified the area. It is the area in Spain with the highest number of kilometers of fresh water coast! You can find unique spaces along the coasts to enjoy a swim or practice water sports. La Siberia is also an exceptional place to fish Pikes, Back-Bass or Carps.“(more info: topfishinglakes)”.

You can relish a boat trip: guided visits along the reservoirs of García de Sola and La Serena are available. You can rent kayaks and join guided tours. You can also rent paddle-surf boards to go all over the reservoirs.

Boat tours and 4x4 tours are also available to observe the Deer Bellow (“La Berrea”).

Cultural visits

La Siberia has a rich cultural heritage, because numerous settlers chose the area since ancient times. So we can find cave paintings and remains of several civilizations such as the Roman. Villages and towns in the area feature unique popular architecture, traditions with local folklore and cultural festivals, and of course a rich gastronomy!


Astronomic observation

If you love watching the sky, the region has the observatories “Mirador celeste de La Siberia”, in Helechosa de los Montes, and “Mirador celeste de Galizuela”, in Esparragosa de Lares; but if don’t want to go there at night but rather stay at Casa Rural El Nidal, we have a telescope to observe the cosmos.

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