XX Night of the Bats 2023

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On Friday, July 28th we will have the opportunity to observe the departure of the bats that inhabit the cave Soterranya (Serra). This cave houses an important colony of bats with up to 5 different species. To ensure its conservation, access is restricted by fencing to avoid disturbance.
From the meeting point in the parking lot of the recreational area Pla de Lucas (Portacoeli, Serra), located at the crossroads CV-238 to Náquera/Serra, with CV-331 Bétera-Portacoeli, we will leave with the cars, to the route that will take us walking to the surroundings of the Cova Soterranya; there, while waiting for nightfall, we will talk about the bats and have dinner to wait for the departure of the bats.

Date: July 28th, 2023
Meeting point and time: Portacoeli parking lot at the crossroads Bétera-Portacoeli CV-331, with Portacoeli-Náquera/Serra CV-238 road. 19:30 h
Duration of the activity: 4 h
Information of interest: from the meeting point we drive near of the cave along a forest road for about 3 km. From there we follow a stretch of path to access the entrance of the cave.
Registration in advance. Limited places. serra_calderona@gva.es

REMEMBER that you must comply with all the indications of the health authorities, respect the social safety distance of two meters and it is mandatory to wear a mask if you do not keep that distance.

IMPORTANT: You will have dinner on the mountain. It is recommended to bring appropriate footwear, water, flashlight and dinner. There is no drinking water point during the tour. At the end of the activity it will be necessary to use flashlights on the way back to the cars.

The organizers reserve the right to change the itinerary depending on the weather or the state of the route at the time of the activity.