The Island of Buda is one of his better treasures saved of the Delta of the Ebro, is a tongue of earth of some 1.000 hectares, of which around 250 are paddies, that adentra in the sea with a high ecological value and environmental.
The island of Buda has a laguna central of big extension and some small lagunas immersed in a dense cañizal, one of which receives saltwater contribution, called Drawer of the sea. The another, called Big Drawer, receives the freshwater of the paddies and of the channels.
This diversity of environments, allows that the Island of Buda was one of the zones of more natural interest of all the delta of the Ebro.
A part of the Island of Buda is private property and belongs to the same family from the year 1924. The main and familiar house is one of the most ancient of the Delta and is conditioned like accommodation of rural tourism.
In the Illa of Buda find the emblematic Faro of the Fangar. It has a height of 20 metres and a diameter of 3 metres. The current construction is of 1972, but his origins date of 1864.
The first construction of 1864 suffered the deterioration by the inclemencias meteorological and finally his destruction during the Civil War. Later it was substituted by a tower of iron of some eight metres of height, painted with white and black bands. That turret modernizó giving like result to the faro current.
To access to the Illa of Buda and his faro it is necessary to go in car until the Platja of the Marchioness and approach to the caseta that gives access to the zone. From this point the route realises on foot, since all the zone is protected, by an immense sandy area, the Platja of the Fangar, that will carry us until the emblematic faro of the Illa of Buda.
The faro finds to little more than 4 kilometres from the caseta of entrance, is a pleasant walk by the beach with inmejorables seen on the coast.
We leave you this spectacular video of the Island of Buda: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inizwd_2rik&feature=youtu.be
If you want to know more on the Delta of the Ebro:
1. Observation of birds.
2. Typical gastronomy.
4. Kayak in the Delta of the Ebro.
5. Beach of the Trabucador and Tip of the Banya.
6. Activities in the Delta of the Ebro.