Visitors Center


Following the recommendations of the health authorities, the Torcal Alto Visitor Center will cease all its activities and will remain closed to the public to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Likewise, we recommend not visiting the Torcal de Antequera Natural Area and avoiding any activity related to mountaineering, as recommended by the Spanish Mountaineering Federation.


Access to the “Torcal Alto Visitor Center” is free. The center has an interpretive area, multipurpose room, guide service, observatory, souvenir shop, restaurant, toilets and parking.

Opening hours (every day of the week):

  • 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (November to March)
  • 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (April to October)

Closed: December 25, January 1 and 6.


Download here Visitor guide of “Visitor Centre Torcal Alto” (11,05MB).


Área de Interpretación. Torcal

Interpretative area

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Torcal Alto Restaurant

The Torcal Alto Restaurant is located in a very especial place like the Natural Reserve Torca, recently declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We have opted for a traditional food made with local products, where we offer a… leer más

Multiple purposes room

The Multiple Purposes Room is intended to serve visitors and those groups that upon request, want to make use of it, whether for meetings, presentations, conferences … To request the use of the room for any event, you can contact… leer más


The Visitor Center of El Torcal has a shop where visitors can find a wide variety of products, from artisans in the area, to the Certificates with the Natural Park Mark to accessories for mountain equipment, souvenirs, bibliography … The… leer más

Astronomical Observatory

There are many reasons that make the El Torcal Astronomical Observatory (OAT) a privileged place from which to discover the Universe: it is in a Natural Area with its laws of protection in all its extension, at 1200 meters high,… leer más