Overtourism: All the Spanish beauty spots you have to book ahead to visit

Spain is known for its white sand beaches, rugged landscapes, and sweeping vistas.

But these beautiful landscapes are under threat from the trampling and mistreatment from thousands of tourists.

According to a survey by Eco-union, an ecology NGO,16 million visitors descend upon Spain’s national parks every year – an increase of 77 per cent over the past two decades.

“In most of Spain’s national parks, situations of visitor saturation occur at certain times of the year,” Eco-union warn.

“They have intensified in protected areas in general in the last few years.”

To protect these natural beauty spots, many Spanish regions have imposed visitor caps and restrictions.

If you’re planning a visit to one of these

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