Hiking and birdwatching in
El Torcal, Antequera
El Torcal, Antequera (Málaga)
Sierra del Torcal, nature reserve
This is a nature reserve with majestic mountain ranges punctuated by intriguing rock formations and
angles separating the cities of Antequera and Málaga. It is known for its unusual landforms, and is one
of the most impressive karst land scape sin Europe .
150 millions of years ago, this territory was fooded by the sea of Tetis which meant that it was subject to constant erosion when the water played a leading role creating (and destroying) the rock which results today, in the most fantastic and unusual shapes and forms
Fuente Piedra Lake
Located in the northwest of the province of Malaga, Fuente Piedra Lake lies between olive groves
and cereal crops. It is 6 km km long, covering an area of almost 1,400 hectares. This makes it the
largest wetland area in inland Andalusia, and one of the biggest in Spain.
The lake has shallow, salt water and is internationally recognised as home to the largest colony of famingos on the Iberian Peninsula and the second largest in Europe. Up to 20,000 mating pairs of famingos have been registered here. Early mornings in spring are the best time to see them.
Fuente Piedra Lake, Málaga
- Trekking in el Torcal
- Visit to the beautiful historic town of Antequera
- Lunch including wine
- Guided visit including trekking and birdwatching experiences in the Fuente Piedra natural
- Private transport to the different destinations
- Entrance tickets (when needed)
- Private guide speaking English, French and Spanish
- Price: on request