Clot de Galvany

Clot de Galvany

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Clot de Galvany with Gran Alacant just the other side of the lake

Clot de Galvany

Clot de Galvany is a Nature Reserve located within the Municipality of Elche situated just a stones throw away from Gran Alacant. It is a protected conservational area with an interesting variety of environments that make it a centre of biodiversity.

Do not miss this opportunity to live a unique experience and discover one of the most significant nature reserves on the Mediterranean coast with its different ecosystems coastal marshes.

What you will see:

  • Bunkers and trenches
  • Ponds
  • Seed Orchards
  • Salt Marshes
  • Mountains and Hills
  • Ancient Farming Terraces
  • Dunes and Beaches
  • Guided Tours


Lookout Towers


Display stands, visual audio area and seating at the Nature Classroom

Guided tours by the monitors are available on Sundays and Festival days. Meet at the classroom for about 10am to see an audio visual introduction and afterwards a guided stroll around The Clot. Larger group tours can be arranged i.e. Associations and colleges

Route One - Clot de Galvany

The marked trails leave from the Nature Classroom. Route One heads towards the natural and artificial ponds and wildlife observatories where visitors can observe in comfort many aquatic birds.

Route Two - Cabeço-Carabassí

This marked trail takes visitors towards the hills of Cabeço-Carabassí which surround The Clot de Galvany. Here there’s lots of pine trees, palms and bushes including thyme, lavender and rosemary. The higher the better the views of surrounding mountains and wetlands. Along the journey there’s military trenches and bunkers dating back to the Civil War.

Open all year except July and August.

Monday to Friday 12pm until 2pm and 4pm until 8pm.

Saturday, Sundays and Festival Days 10am until 2pm and 4pm until 8pm. Times may vary.

Guided Tours (0034) 966 658 028

Clot de Galvany, Municipal of Elche


Variety of birds that can be found at the Nature Reserve

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