The Torcal – Green Route

El Torcal de Antequera
The Torcal of Antequera

The Natural Place Torcal of Antequera, situated in the zone centre of the province of Málaga, elevated above the city of Antequera and in the arch calizo of the Subbéticas, constitutes one of the best and more spectacular examples of karstic relief of all Europe.

It takes his name of his more common forms and known, the torcas or dolines, small background circular depressions plane that go filling up with the most resistant waste to the activity erosiva of the water, clay of decalcification also designated terra rossa by his red colour.

Because of the oddity and magnificencia of his odd trainings, the Torcal of Antequera offers an impressive landscape considered only in the world, fact that motivated his statement in 1929 like Place of National Interest.

His 1.171 hectares have served in innumerable occasions of stage to films of science-fiction, as in his laberíntica structure of torcas, corridors, caves and simas (like Bull and Marinaleda), rests and desfiladeros, whose better exponent is the Screw of The Torcal, is easy that the caminante lose .

The appearance calizo of the composition of his terrain does it easily sensitive to the erosion by climatological agents, like the rain or the wind.

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Málaga 1 2 Km. 50 m. 50 m. Easy Recorrido Circular
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Málaga 1 2 Km.
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50 m. 50 m. Easy Recorrido Circular