The Nerja river walk, or the “Cahorros” as it is known in Nerja is an excursion, that requires a certain level of preparation, up the Chillar river. I would say this excursion is a medium difficulty walk, though if you wish to only reach the first pool then it’s considerably easier and more people can take on this part of the walk. Continue reading
Category: Walking / Hiking
The Axarquia region is a walker’s paradise. It is jam packed full of distinctly different environments from lush stream beds in the valley floors, beaches, cliff tops, stunning wild flower meadows, olive groves, pine forests and high altitude areas carpeted in lavender, sage, rosemary and thyme. There are large areas of cultivated groves which give way to the huge Tejeda, Almijara & Alhama national park so there area is rich in wildlife – ibex, eagles, eyed lizards, chameleons, gold finches, dragonflies and interesting moths and butterflies are all common. You rarely encounter a fence and there are well worn pathways and mountain tracks which make the area very accessible to ramblers. You can walk here all year round but temperatures and the clarity of the air make Winter and Spring walking particularly rewarding.
El Torcal de Antequera
El Torcal park and the protected EL Torcal Natural Area is known for it’s unusual limestone rock formations. Located about 30 km north of Málaga city in the direction of Antequera near the village of Villanueva de la Concepción, within El Torcal Park’s 17 square km are some of the most beautiful and impressive limestone landscapes in Europe. The whole area was under sea until one hundred million years ago. Continue reading
Caminito del Rey – The King´s Path
El Caminito del Rey (The Kings Path) is an air path built into the walls of Los Gaitanes Gorge in El Chorro with a length of 3 kilometers long and a width of 1 meter. It begins in the town of Ardales, goes through Antequera and ends in El Chorro (Alora).
This path is hanging on the vertical walls of the gorge at an average distance of 100 meters above the river.