Fraga da Marronda
Declared a Forest Site of Community Importance (SCI), it is located in the municipalities of A Fonsagrada and Baleira.
Fraga da Marronda
This native Galician forest maintains an exceptional state of conservation and is a clear example of the Natural heritage existing in Terras de Burón. It has an area of 610.64 ha and includes altitudes between 500 and 700 meters. It is located between the councils of A Fonsagrada and Baleira.
In it we will be able to meet numerous plant and animal species, with trees as the true protagonists of plant diversity. A landscape and visual treasure that gives changing landscapes and full of nuances with the seasons. A place to get lost and walk …
An exceptional example of Galician native forest, which occupies a large area between the villages of Braña, Fórneas, Mendreiras, O Real and Martín. In a mid-mountain area of Montaña de Lugo, where this vigorous and attractive natural mass grows, which stands out for the high variety of plant and animal species that inhabit it.
Natura 2000 Network, Xeodestino Ancares-O Courel and Río Eo Biosphere Reserve, Oscos e Terras de Burón
The A Marronda forest belongs to the Rede Natura 2000, to the Ancares-O Courel xeodestine and to the Río Eo, Oscos and Terras de Burón Biosphere Reserve due above all to its great biodiversity and to being part of the southern western limit of the Hague in Europe… Becoming one of the most important reserves of this type of tree in the south western part of the old continent.
We are talking about more than one hundred and seventy species of trees and shrubs that coexist in A Marronda and that make the area a wonder to behold… A place, as we said, to walk and get lost in the silence and the variety of colors of nature.
Some of the most prominent species in this area are the already named beech, chestnut, oak, holly, birch, willow …
While the representatives of the fauna variety include the wild boar, roe deer, goshawk, partridge, cuckoo, ferrets and genets.
In addition to enjoying this landscape treasure that gives true and changing pictures with the seasons, we can carry out multiple activities in the area. Like, for example, climbing, cycling and hiking in the municipality of A Fonsagrada. Where green tourism and sport go hand in hand …
To Fonsagrada, much to offer
A quality offer in rural accommodations, restaurants and places to discover awaits you in our municipality.
In addition to the landscape, A Fonsagrada is known for the good food, made with natural ingredients and of the highest quality that give our dishes the authentic flavor that delight the most demanding palates. A...
Nature lovers, have in A Fonsagrada, variety of hiking trails, for walking, quad biking, cycling or horseback riding, any time is good to do them alone, with family, friends or with your pet.