Natural Park of Penyal d'Ifac is a natural park situated in Calpe Calp, within the self sustaining community of Valencia, Spain. The Penyal d'Ifac is a huge limestone outcrop emerging from the sea and linked to the shore via rock debris. It is home to severa uncommon plants, including some of endemic species, and over 300 species of animals, and a nesting website for colonies of sea birds and different birds. Rising to 332 metres excessive, the rock is a hanging visible feature of the Mediterranean shoreline.
Historically it changed into known to the Phoenicians because the Northern Rock, to differentiate it from its southern counterpart, the Rock of Gibraltar. Behind Penyal d'Ifac is a large lagoon cut off from the sea with the aid of strips of sandy seashore and extending inland to the coastal mountains. The wetland location around the lagoon is all that stays of the previously an awful lot greater big wetlands of the Marina Alta.
A protracted marketing campaign to guard the site's particular herbal range brought about the vicinity being granted natural park fame in January 1987. With a place of forty five hectares, it's miles the smallest natural park in Spain, probable in Europe. The park levels from sea degree to an altitude of 332 metres at the summit of the rock. From the pinnacle of the rock there are views over the encircling villages and nation-state and on a clean day as far across the sea as Ibiza in the Balearic Island.