El Torcal Tour

El Torcal

Province: Málaga
Route: Back and forth
Trip Distance: 90 kms
Time: 5h
Difficulty: Medium / High
Ground: Half Mountain

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El Torcal of Antequera was the first Protected Natural Area of Andalusia, in 1.929, located between Antequera and Villanueva de la Concepción, stands out the limestone forms have taken, due to the erosion, forming the typical Karstic landscape.

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Our route will begin at Venta Restaurante Los Caballos, close to Álora, from here we start ride north, by quiet roads and flat will help us to warm up the great day of cycling. So we will gradually gained altitude until reaching the village of El Valle de Abdalajís, just before entering the village we turn to the right, where the first hard ramps begin, on a rise and fall until La Joya a small hamlet dedicated to livestock. From here until villanueva the road is smoother.

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Time to take some liquid and solid food to replenish some strength and take the energies needed to climb El Torcal de Antequera, crossing Villanueva de la Concepción we will be surprised by its wonderful views and the capricious architectural forms of El Torcal, good ramps that will make the best of us.

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Climb and climb until the last section to the top of the mountain, where we will enjoy the big stones area, their shapes and views.

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We only have a quick and short descent to the Visit Center, information point and beginning of many routes on foot through the Natural Park and to enjoy the erosion has created.

We can take some photos of the stones and rest for our return, enjoying the views from another perspective, that will not stop surprising us on our way back to our starting point.

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Once back at the Venta Restaurante Los Caballos, will be time to enjoy a deserved lunch, with local products while we discuss our experience in our fantastic bike route.

More information:
Bike Station Marbella
Avenida Arias de Velasco, 8
Marbella – 29601 – Málaga
Teléfono (+34) 952 861 807
Móvil (+34) 663 600 498
www.bikemarbella.com
info@bikemarbella.com

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