For many years, “Les Terres de l’Ebre
” and the Ebro Delta
have been catalogued as a singular and natural territory.
The year 1962 was named as an area of international importance with the highest category, within the classification of Euro-African wetlands of international interest developed by Bureau Mar. In addition, 1984 was declared an area of European importance by the European Council for its vegetation of brackish environments, and three years later, the European Union declared it a Special Protection Area for Birds. It was also added to the Ramsar Convention and wetlands in 1993, and obtained the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in 2007.
The “Terres de l’Ebre” and the Delta del Ebro have been classified as a unique and natural territory. In 2013, for example, they were declared a Natural Reserve of the biosphere by Unesco thanks to its natural and scenic wealth. One of the main reasons is the fantastic representation in Mediterranean ecosystems.
In addition, on September 27, 2016, the Delta del Ebro and les Terres de l’Ebre were declared one of the 100 best sustainable tourist destinations in the world.