LOS ESCULLOS. CABO DE GATA VILLAGES

Los Escullos. Cabo de Gata: Villages

Natural Park Cabo de Gata hides charming villages and hundreds of places to explore. We offer here a selection of routes to visit the towns of Cabo de Gata and their points of interest: monuments, farmhouses, nature, geology, gastronomy... and much more to discover!

1. The desert meets the sea

Villages: Cabo de Gata, Pujaire, Las Amoladeras and Torre García.

Main locations of interest: Visitors Center, sisal crops, La Amoladeras viewpoint, azufaifal, birdwatching, Torre García shrine, watchtower, Romans rafts, Amoladeras fossil beach where the river meets the sea, coastal dunes, El Charco wetlands with wetland birds, fishing village of Cabo de Gata.

Distance : 30 Km. 12 Km.

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2. Beaches, coves and cliffs

Villages: Cabo de Gata, El Corralete and San José.

Main locations of interest: Artesanal fishing location, birdwatching observatory deck, La Fabriquilla, taking water from the Salinas, Testa tower, The Corralete, Las Sirenas viewpoint, Punta Baja, Cala Rajá, Vela Blanca, Cala Carbón, Mónsul, Barronal.

Distance : 47 Km. 17 Km.

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3. Volcanoes and precious stones

Villages: Cabo de Gata, Pujaire, Las Amoladeras and Torre García.

Main locations of interest: Volcanic caldera, Arco beach, fossil dune, San Felipe Fortress, Cala del Embarcadero, Los Frailes hills, Viewpoint of Isleta, Isleta Pier, Playa del Peñon Blanco, Los Toros Cove, Las Amatistas scenery deck, Rodalquilar volcanic denver, Botanical Garden, Volcanoes center, Playazo, etc...

Distance: / 20 Km.

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4. Nijar Farmhouses

Villages: Hornillo and Fernán Pérez.

Main locations of interest: Cattle farm of la Requena, Cortijo del Fraile: crops, houses, chapel, cochineras, water tanks, wells and eras, steppe birds, Stove farmhouse, Higo Seco farmhouse and typical pigsties, Fernan Perez windmill and popular cuisine, Balsa Blanca farmhouse.

Distance : 20 Km. 14 Km.

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5. Water, source of life

Villages: Huebro, Níjar, Torre del Campo, and Campohermoso.

Main locations of interest: Source of Huebro river, Rosario Church, route of the water mills, Villa de Nijar: Plaza de Arriba, Calle de las Eras; Isabel II Marsh, Campohermoso, Bermejo moorish well, Fernan Perez aqueduct, Fernan Perez mill and washing, Balsa Blanca cortijada, Alias river mills, Carboneras desalination plant.

Distance : 52 Km.

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6. Watchtowers and fortresses

Villages: Carboneras, Aguamarga, Las Negras and Rodalquiar.

Main locations of interest: Castle of San Andres, Carboneras (tourist village, fishing and seafood cuisine), Mesa Roldan fortress, Lighthouse, Mesa Roldan geology, Los Muertos beach, old structure of Sierra Alhamilla iron mines, Scenery viewpoint , Agua Amarga, bentonite mines, the Hortichuelas, los Alumbres castle, etc...

Distance : / 36 Km.

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Download PDF Here our flat Cabo de Gata: Cabo de Gata MAP

PDF maps of these routes can be found on the website "La Ventana del Visitante” by La Junta de Andalucía (Ministry of Environment).

You can find much more information about Cabo de Gata Natural Park on the website: www.laventanadelvisitante.com

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