Escullos – Isleta Of the Muslim – Cape of Cat

Escullos - Isleta del Moro
Escullos – Isleta Of the Muslim

The Natural Park of Cape of Cat-Níjar is the first maritime Park-terrestrial of Andalucia.  It is a park of volcanic origin and the space protected maritime-terrestrial of main surface and ecological importance of all the Western Mediterranean Sea European.

With one of the coastal bands of main beauty and ecological wealth of the Mediterranean western and an extension of 38.000 have, to which it is necessary to add a marine band of a mile of width (12.000 have), the Natural Park of Cape of Cat has turned into one of the natural jewels for the tourism of Almería.

The coastal stretch between The Escullos and the Isleta of the Muslim -kilometre and half roughly- has an easy and grateful route. So much the fisonomía of his coastal line like the inner landscapes and the marine vary in distinct and attractive compositions along the way, from which never loses the sight of the Mediterranean sea. The nature shows immense between the sea and the steppe, and to her add historical monuments and populated representative of the wide cultural heritage of the natural park.

The complete name of the population is Isleta of the Muslim Arraez, denomination that has distinct explanations. Although it is not properly in an island, assent in a tip that seems to continue by an islote contiguous, whose profile evokes the figure of a turban or a helmet, that evokes the morería. But they say that the second part of the name comes more than of the form of the islote of the fact that could have been, sometime historical, guarida of pirates berberiscos.

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Almería 1 3 Km. 100 m. 100 m. Easy Recorrido de Ida y Vuelta
Abril 2015
lugar
Place
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Almería 1 3 Km.
Desnivel Positivo
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100 m. 100 m. Easy Recorrido de Ida y Vuelta