Visitors Center

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.

SPECIAL OPENING HOURS NOVEMBER 2020: due to mobility and activity restrictions, the Torcal Alto Visitor Center temporarily alters its usual opening hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • The Torcal Alto Restaurant is temporarily closed

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


Área de Interpretación. Torcal

Interpretative area

The Interpretative Area is one of the most modern in Andalusia, has many interactive equipment with which visitors can see different aspects of El Torcal, formation, karst landscape, wildlife, vegetation, history … It also has numerous audiovisual equipment, offering a… leer más

Torcal Alto Restaurant

TEMPORARILY CLOSED. Due to mobility restrictions, we are forced to temporarily close the establishment. Sorry for the inconvenience. The Torcal Alto Restaurant is located in a very especial place like the Natural Reserve Torca, recently declared as a World Heritage… 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
observatorio astronómico del torcal

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