Antequera And El Torcal Private Full-day Trip From Marbella Or Malaga

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Ports
    Malaga port
  • Return Details :
    Return to the original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Explore Antequera, "the heart of Andalusia" because of its central location among Mlaga, Granada, Crdoba, 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.

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

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 morningfor 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.

Inclusions

Driver

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Entry/Admission - El Torcal de Antequera

Entry/Admission - Alcazaba de Antequera

Exclusions

Lunch

Food and drink

Entrance fees (Fortress and Collegiate)

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

Traveler Reviews

  • 25-May-2016

    Our day was very nice and our tour guide fantastic. We really liked her.