Valdegovia, even more than other valleys, is a place where nature imposes herself in all her splendour, full of surprises at any time of the year as she dresses in intense colours or plays with subtle tones and nuances.
This valley has in store its villages, woods, rivers, streams and fountains as well as its silence … discover nature in its purest form.
Valdegovía’s hills and mountains have a full range of slopes, from the very sharp gradients on the north faces to the much gentler ones of the south.
Its oceanic or transitional climate dictates the annual fluctuations in heat.
The abundant rainfall throughout the year favours the colour, vegetation and particular “atmosphere” prevalent in Valdegovía.
The region’s vegetation is particularly characterised by pinewoods of Albar pine, kermes oak, gall-oak and beech.
There are also other very typical vegetation types such as scrub, rock plants and vegetation associated with natural springs and still water.
There is a very varied and plentiful fauna in the area.
Particularly worthy of mention is the Griffon vulture, a bird of prey that is common here and can easily be observed.
Game birds include the red-legged partridge and quail, while among the smaller birds are the common finch, robin and greenfinch.
The most common mammals in the region are the roe deer, wild boar, fox and hare.
Trout are the most representative fish species.
Another type of common fauna you may come across includes the small lizard, green lizard and adder.