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Old Red Route

Duration

5 hours (approx.)
with interpretive stops

Price

€16 – €14.50
Special rates for groups

Difficulty

Medium
not recommended for injuries or children under 8 years of age

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Interpretive hiking route through the Torcal de Antequera Natural Area (unmarked trail, guide required). After the reception of participants in the CV Torcal Alto, the guide will welcome the natural space and explain the basic safety regulations, as well as the journey to be made. The visit ends again in the same Visitor Center. This tour includes the routes of the Ammonite Route and the Millennial Labyrinth. It does not include the “Cornisa del Diablo”, due to the danger it entails

    Length (approx.): 8km

  • Type: Round
  • Terrain: Very irregular and stony
  • Difficulty: Medium (not recommended for people with knee, hip or ankle problems, sedentary people or children under 8 years of age)
  • Duration (approx.): 5 hours
  • The guide will make various stops along the route to interpret the landscape (geology, flora, fauna, human history in El Torcal…)
  • Guided tour hours (approx.): 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Warning! This guided tour is not always offered in English. To check dates with an English-speaking guide, please contact us in advance by email: reserva@torcaldeantequera.com
  • Use of sufficient warm clothing and a raincoat. El Torcal de Antequera is a natural mountain area at more than 1200 meters of altitude. Check the weather here.
  • Use of mountain boots or similar footwear. The terrain is very stony and irregular. Good footwear can prevent accidents and ankle sprains.
  • Bring drinking water and some food.
  • Due to the steep terrain, this activity is not recommended for people with mobility problems, delicate knees or hips, or children under 8 years of age. The organization reserves the right of admission to people who do not meet the minimum requirements to make the journey safely.
  • Pets: pets are allowed in the Natural Park as long as the current regulations in protected natural spaces are complied with, always on a leash and under the custody of the owner.
  • Picnic: in the parking area there are several picnic tables and benches so that anyone who wishes can enjoy their food. The Restaurant and the tables on the terrace belong to a private establishment and, therefore, only the consumption of products purchased in the same establishment will be permitted. Please respect other customers and staff.
  • No smoking during the development of the activity.
  • Normal: 16€
  • Reduced (under 14 years): €14.50
  • Special rates for groups from 15 people. Do not hesitate to request more information at reservas@torcaldeantequera.com

*This activity only covers the guide service of the monitors, the necessary materials and the relevant insurance. In no case is transportation to the places where the activities are carried out or supplies included.

** The activity will be suspended if a minimum number of registered participants is not reached. Please, check also the languague (is not English tour available every date). In such a case, participants will be notified by email (please check that you have entered your email address correctly in the booking form and also your “Junk Mail” or “SPAM” folder).

Torcal Alto Visitor Center – 08:45am The guide will be waiting for participants at the door of the Torcal Alto Visitor Center.

How to get there with GPS? To get to Torcal de Antequera, the most advisable thing in this case is to follow the GPS indications to the city of Antequera and, once there, reprogram the GPS to the Torcal de Antequera Visitor Center or the Torcal de Antequera Natural Park. The Torcal Alto Visitor Center (meeting point) is located 15km from the city of Antequera, along the A-7075 mountain road.

Valoraciones

MARIA JOSE RODILLA GONZALBO
MARIA JOSE RODILLA GONZALBO
2022-12-27
Un paisaje espectacular
Jesús Gabriel Sánchez Ramos
Jesús Gabriel Sánchez Ramos
2022-12-27
Un museo para la imaginación con rocas que simulan todo un universo y estimulan los sentidos
Mariposa Entusiasmada
Mariposa Entusiasmada
2022-12-27
El Torcal es algo mágico, no se lo puede perder nadie que ame la naturaleza
Nuanchan Senanikhom
Nuanchan Senanikhom
2022-12-27
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