The "Aiguamolls de l'Alt Empordà" are stretches of fresh water in marsh land in the agricultural area of Castelló d'Empúries and round the Bay of Roses, covering an area of 4.000 hectares, they form the second largest stretch of marsh land in Catalonia and among the fifteenth largest in Spain. Apart from the interesting plants and wildlife to be found there, the "Aiguamolls" are important stopping off places for migrating birds and the only safe place where water birds may rest and feed during their long journey. The “Aiguamolls” have been declared a Natural Park.

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EL CORTALET - Ctra. de Sant Pere Pescador km. 13,6

17486 Castelló d’Empúries (Alt Empordà)

Tel: (+34) 972 454 222 Fax: (+34) 972 454 474