Doñana National Park and El Rocio Excursion in two days from Seville
This two-day excursion starts from Seville heading to the town of Coria del Río and following the Guadalquivir River, to the northern gate of the Doñana Natural Area by a 4×4 (jeep). From there, you will go to see the largest white stork colony in Europe located in the marshes where you will see a lot of birds. The marsh houses every year 200,000 individuals of more than 300 species of birds, making this wetland the most important in the continent. Also, you will pass through the most important rice field in Spain and the cinematographic Isla Mínima.
You will continue the route through the northern area of the National Park until reaching El Rocío, a stop will take place to visit the village. Here you will see its famous Sanctuary. El Rocío has a rural atmosphere that revolves around the horse, its white houses and sandy streets will take you back to another era.
Further on, you will enter the palaces and paths of the Doñana National Park next to La Rocina stream, where you will finally get into the nature. After lunch, you will arrive at the beach to learn about the largest dune system in our country and the fossil dune of Asperillo. When returning and taking advantage of the sunset, you will go through a wooded zone where you will possibly be able to sight some of the great mammals.
At sunset you will arrive at your accommodation located at the edge of the park so you will rest in the middle of the countryside.
The next morning will begin with the dawn and after breakfast (included) you will go to the visitor center Acebuche to make an unforgettable tour of the southern area of the National Park. You will travel for 4 hours in an off-road truck in the southern area of the Doñana National Park!
You will reach the mouth of the Guadalquivir in front of Sanlúcar de Barrameda beach where you can have a bath in the sea! The marsh, the mobile dunes and the preserves to sight some animals will complete the morning visit. After a typical Marismeño lunch (included) and one last stop in El Rocío, you will return to Seville knowing the whole Doñana Natural Park.
On return, you can take advantage of the beautiful sunset and travel through the forest in “Asperillo” area and, spot some of the big mammals inhabiting Donana, including the deer, wild boar and the most famous of all: the iberian lynx.
Donana National Park and El Rocio Excursion in two days from Seville
It includes: Pick up and transfer from Seville. Two routes north and south by jeep. Guide and field material, rural accommodation, breakfast and lunch on the second day.
Children from 4 to 17 years and students up to 25 years: €149.
Starting point: From Seville at the door of your accommodation or nearby place.
Pick up time: Departure from Seville between 7:00 am from April-October and 10:00 am from November-March, every Wednesday and Friday.
Additional activities: Horseback riding in Rocío: €30 per person. Also, take your swimwear during the summer as you will go to the beach!
Minimum three people for this excursion to take place.
Route may vary according to weather conditions.