Badajoz Natural Monuments
The Fuentes de Leon Caves
Were Declared a Natural Monument by Extremadura Town Council decree in 2001 (Decree 124/2001) and in agreement with the conservation of nature and natural spaces of Extremadura Law 8/98.
Because of the importance of the cave for populations of certain species of bat, the Water Cave was proposed as a Place of Community Importance (SCI), in agreement with the Habitats Directive (92/43/ECC).
The Natural Monument Mina de la Jayona
Is found in the Southeast of the province of Badajoz, almost limiting the province of Seville.
The protected space includes the land surrounding Mina and has a total area of 80 ha. It is within the terminal municipality of Fuente de Arco.