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.

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

OPENING HOURS July 28: only open with cafeteria service (kitchen closed) Monday to Sunday: 10am to 6:45pm as cafeteria and restaurant (kitcken open untill 4pm) Due to the current situation and restrictions, the restaurant hours may vary. Please contact us… 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