Natural Park of the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà

Un espai de coexistència entre aigua, terra, humans i natura

The Natural Park of Aiguamolls de l’Empordà belongs-mostly- to Castelló and touch with the old lake of Castelló. Inside there are three nature reserves: “Les Llaunes”, “Els Estanys” and “Illa de Caramany” with dune systems and marshes, freshwater ponds, rice fields, reed beds where we find a great biodiversity. In their dunes nests many bird species, with up 300 recorded and a characteristic flora.

There are also observation points to not disturb the animals. Visitors can achieve an approximation to these species that recognize this natural park as a refuge.

Timetable of  El Cortalet, Information Center of the Park:

From  January 2 to February 28 : From 9am to 4pm

From March 1 to October 28 : From 9am to 6:30pm

From October 29 to December 31: From 9am to 5:30 pm


*Access to park is free. Only parking is paying (5€). If you want to get out from parking, you should take a ticket in the Cortalet. When Cortalet is close, barriers are open.


Here you can download your planes and routes


🔹 General map



🔹 Des del Cortalet fins el Mas del Matà

🔹 Des de l’aparcament del Mas del Matà fins la platja de Les Llaunes

🔹 Des del Cortalet fins l’estany Europa

🔹 Itinerari literari Mª.Àngels Anglada

🔹 La Ruta dels estanys



🔹 Les 50 aus del Parc



Espai EmpordàNA’t, an unique natural space


Espai EmpordàNA’T proposes a space to learn about the four protected areas in the Empordà, a walking that will let you to know about the natural, cultural and intangible heritage and how to enjoy it.
  • Parc Natural del Montgrí, les Illes Medes i el Baix Ter.
  • Parc Natural dels Aiguamolls de l’Empordà.
  • Parc Natural del Cap de Creus.
  • Parc Natural d’Interès Nacional de l’Albera.

The Empordà is an extraordinary territory with a great natural heritage because it has four natural areas with a high importance for their biodiversity and geology. An unique natural place where the human footprint has left an extraordinary cultural heritage.


Espai EmpordàNA’T is located at ‘Ecomuseu-Farinera de Castelló d’Empúries.


Opening time

October to March
• Tuesday to Fridays, from 10 am to 2 pm
• Saturdays, from 10 am to 2 pm and from 4.30 pm to 6 pm
• Sundays, from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm

April, May, June and September 
• From Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 am to 2 pm and from 4.30 pm to 6 pm
• Sundays, from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm

July and August
• From Monday to Sunday, from 10 am to 2 pm and from 5 pm to 8 pm


Closed on Mondays (except public holidays)
1 & 6 January
Third week of January
11 September (except public holidays)
25 & 26 December

Practical information

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