Best National Parks for photographers in Europe
Saxony Switzerland, Germany
An intensively fissured and rocky canyon landscape, known for its unusual rock formations that jut up from the valley floor.
Swiss National Park
Switzerland’s only national park is the oldest in the alps, and is home to ibexes, marmots and countless bird species.
Teide, Tenerife, Spain
The volcanic peak of Teide is Spain’s most visited national park, famous for its otherworldly landscape and views of the surrounding Canary Islands.
Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
A series of 16 lakes, each a different shade of crystalline green and blue, gently cascade over spectacular natural dams.
Europe’s largest glacier lends its name to this national park. Years of erosion have left incredible formations on the vast ice sheet.
Traditional villages cling to the faces of dramatic gorges, and this mountainous park is also home to spectacular cave systems.
Dominated by Mount Olympus, Greece’s tallest mountain and legendary home of the gods, the park is rich in history, culture and ecological diversity.
Explore huge granite peaks and beechwood forests in this mountain wilderness, home to the Marsican brown bear, wild lynx, Appenine wolves and royal eagles.
Slovakia’s oldest national park covers a 741-square-kilometre area of pine-covered mountain ranges, lakes and abundant wildlife.
At just 15km2, Burren is the smallest of Ireland’s six national parks, and supports many of Ireland’s rarest plant species.
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