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The Torcal and Dolmens of Antequera

Ready for a travel back in time? In this day trip from the city of Malaga you will travel back to prehistoric times and discover Neolithic constructions more than 6500 years old in the archaeological site of Dolmens of Antequera.
This complex was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016 and includes cultural monuments and natural monuments.
There will be not only culture and history on this trip, also nature, hiking and the city of Antequera.

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07:30

Málaga

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The trip starts after a good breakfast to have energy for the rest of the day. It is a good idea to start driving early, especially if it is in summer.
The day before you can prepare some sandwiches, water and fruits to make a light lunch after hiking at the first stop: the Torcal of Antequera.
53.4 km1 h 10 min
El Torcal de Antequera
09:003 h

El Torcal de Antequera

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The Torcal of Antequera is one of the most spectacular karst landscape in Europe. Ready to walk in this landscape? At the start of the trails, the interpretation center and toilets are located in the "Torcal Alto".
Leave the car in the lower parking of the Torcal and take the bus (2 euros round trip). The bus makes the trip between the Torcal Alto and the lower parking all the time.
Choose one of these circular routes that can be done on your own: ✅ Green route 1,5 km. It can be done in 45 minutes. ✅Yellow route 3 km. It can be done in 2 hours. They are routes with low and moderate difficulty. ✅ Orange route 3,7 km. It can be in 2,5-3,5 hours and start in the lower parking. It’s more difficult than the others.
It's better to do the yellow one to get to know more.
You can download the map of public trails in the official web
At the end, you can stop in a grassy area and have lunch (picnic). Remember: wear hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
The entrance to the Torcal the Antequera is free.

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