Antequera and El Torcal private full-day trip from Marbella or Malaga

8 hr

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Explore Antequera, "the heart of Andalusia" because of its central location among Málaga, Granada, Córdoba, and Seville, the nearby natural reserve of El Torcal, famous for its unstable limestone rocks, one of the most important karst landscapes in Europe, the Roman baths, the fortress and many more.
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Itinerary Details

Antequera has an extensive archaeological and architectural heritage, highlighted by the dolmens of Menga, Viera, and El Romeral, and numerous churches, convents, and palaces from different periods and in different styles.

You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning for this day tour, which will start with hiking in the "El Torcal". "El Torcal" de Antequera is a nature reserve in the Sierra del Torcal mountain range, known for its unusual land forms, impressive karst landscapes. After the hike, continue to explore the area by visiting 2 dolmens, a megalithic burial mound called a tumulus, a long barrow form of dolmen, dating from 3,000 B.C. After completion of the chamber (which probably served as a grave for the ruling families) and the path leading into the center, the stone structure was covered by the ground and built up into the hill that can be seen today. When...
Antequera has an extensive archaeological and architectural heritage, highlighted by the dolmens of Menga, Viera, and El Romeral, and numerous churches, convents, and palaces from different periods and in different styles.

You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning for this day tour, which will start with hiking in the "El Torcal". "El Torcal" de Antequera is a nature reserve in the Sierra del Torcal mountain range, known for its unusual land forms, impressive karst landscapes. After the hike, continue to explore the area by visiting 2 dolmens, a megalithic burial mound called a tumulus, a long barrow form of dolmen, dating from 3,000 B.C. After completion of the chamber (which probably served as a grave for the ruling families) and the path leading into the center, the stone structure was covered by the ground and built up into the hill that can be seen today. When the grave was opened and examined in the 19th century, archaeologists found the skeletons of several hundred people inside.

Later, stop at a local cozy restaurant for lunch (own expense). And after, continue the tour by visiting Alcazaba of Antequera, Royal Collegiate, Roman Baths. The Alcazaba of Antequera is a fortress in Antequera, Spain. It was erected in the 14th century to counter the Christian advance from the north, over Roman ruins. It is rectangular in shape, with two towers and its keep is considered among the largest of Moorish al-Andalus. At the end of this tour you will be transferred back to your hotel in the Costa del Sol.

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - El Torcal de Antequera
  • Private tour
  • Driver
  • Entry/Admission - Alcazaba de Antequera
Not Included
  • Food and drink
  • Entrance fees (Fortress and Collegiate)
  • Lunch
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Ports

  • Malaga port


9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.