Laguna de Fuente de Piedra


The Laguna de Fuente de Piedra is the largest lagoon in Andalusia and one of the most important wetlands in the region. It is located in an area surrounded by olive trees in the terms of Antequera and Fuente de Piedra, in an area of ​​soft relief surrounded by olive groves.

The lagoon is fed by runoff from the rains and is of endorheic origin and has a certain salinity due to the presence of common salts and gypsum which, in the dry or summer season, precipitate as soon as it evaporates.

Mapa de la Laguna

The lagoon due to its salinity is a place of halophilous vegetation, whose ecological role is very important in maintaining the ecosystem. Also, in this lagoon it is common junco-type vegetation or reeds.

laguna de fuente de piedra

The lagoon is a place of passage, nesting and wintering of many species. In winter it is common to see species such as laughing gulls, feelers, or cranes, some of them breeding in spring.