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National Geographic chooses the 20 natural wonders of Spain and one is in Lanzarote

That in Spain there is great landscape biodiversity is a fact that makes our country one of the most visited in the world, in addition to its excellent cultural and artistic heritage.

The variety of contrasts found on the peninsula and the islands is immense. From the intense green of the vegetation of the Cantabrian coast to the small coves of the Balearic Islands, passing through the deserts of the Central Plateau until reaching the extraterrestrial volcanic creations of the Canary Islands.

Precisely, the island of Lanzarote, a lunar decoration par excellence, appears on the list created by National Geographic magazine that collects the 20 natural wonders of Spain. This is the Timanfaya National Park, which is defined in this way:

“This Canarian park is known for its mountains of fire, such as the popular Manto de la Virgen, the Caldera del corazoncillo and the Montaña rajada. Its origin dates back to 1730, when the violent eruptions that lasted in 1736 began and, later, in 1824, which covered the south of the island with lava, modeling the morphology of the landscape. Timanfaya is one of the best samples of volcanic terrain without vegetation and it offers corners of great beauty such as the popular Charco de los Clicos, a radioactive green lake caused by sulfur and algae and some of the best beaches in the Canary Islands ”.

The list also includes three other places located in the Canary Islands: one in Fuerteventura (Playa de Sotavento); and two in La Gomera (Pillars of the organs and Garajonay). To read the complete list, just follow this link.

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