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Parque Natural Arribes del Duero
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We did a loop drive in the southern part of this park. There were a lot of look out spots and the mountains and valleys made for spectacular photos. The paved road we took was windy and small but in good condition

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Reviewed 30 April 2014

This park is worth your visit. Located South East of the Province Zamora and North East of the province Salamanca. This park has one of the largest inland lakes in Europe, beautifully situated and used for the water supply and energy generation thanks to the steep slopes of the area, the high flow of the river Douro and the many rivers that flow into it, make the park one of the points of greatest hydroelectric potential of the entire Iberian Peninsula. A network of dams has been constructed to create reservoirs known as Saltos del Duero. Its geographic features are contributing the unusual Mediterranean microclimate that contributes to plant diversity and makes the park an ideal place for refuge wildlife, especially birds. The waterfalls in the south of the lake called Pozo de los Humos is impressive and its name is derived from the fog generated by the falling water flows. The river Douro crosses Portgal to finish in the Atlantic ocean by the town Oporto - in Portugal.

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