Antequera and Torcal from Málaga
- Duration: 7 hours
Your day of adventure starts with a comfortable mini-van ride. When you arrive, your tour guide will lead you through the UNESCO world heritage site to see the sphinx, robot, screw and cathedral rock formations, as well as discover the hidden Ammonites in the park. Regarded as one of the most impressive karst landscapes in Europe, El Torcal de Antequera is full of unique geological rock formations for you to discover. While you hike, your local guide will teach you about how these ancient rock shapes were formed. Enjoy the scenery around you with multiple stops at different viewpoints. And, don’t forget to keep an eye out for griffon vultures, wild goats, reptiles, and wild foxes that sometimes appear looking for food.
Explore the beautiful Antequera and incredible Torcal on this day trip from Malaga with an expert local guide. Your first stop on the tour will be Antequera. Antequera presents a great historical relevance since the earliest settlements in the Palaeolithic period took place, later becoming a very important point thanks to its busy commercial activity for being in the middle of different provinces. The city with more churches per capita in Spain is full of palaces, white houses, convents and monasteries. You'll stop off at the collegiate church of Santa María for amazing views of the whole city, across to the Roman archaeological site, the Arab fortress of Alcazaba and the natural landscape around the mountain Peñón de los Enamorados, subject of an interesting local legend. You will penetrate deep into history with a visit to the archaeological complex of Antequera’s Dolmens, declared ...
The tour begins at the Torcal de Antequera Visitor’s Center, where you’ll meet your guide before heading out to explore the surrounding landscapes. As you wander through the park, which dates back over 100 million years and is a wonder of ancient history, listen to your guide share fascinating insight into the native flora and fauna as well as protected species and succulents that grow here. Continue through the park, working your way through the labyrinth of stone walls that surround you. Follow the narrow stone pathways as you learn about the incredible history of the site and admire the array of sculptures that have been formed by nature over millions of years. As you explore, watch out for the vast selection of wildlife that live here, such as the royal eagle, oiled lizard, snout viper, mountain goat, and more. The climax of the tour is a visit to the incredible dolmens of Menga, V...
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A very pleasant day touring the Dolmenes and the Torcal de Antequera with Justine who made the excursion very enjoyable and entertaining.