Join this private tour and enjoy a day exploring Antequera, a small town with 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!
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, made around 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.
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