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Interpretation Center of Megalithic

Last generation multimedia center located in the basement behind the church, with guided tour of one hour, in which we are explained how the Neolithic men and women built and lived in dolmens.
Hours: 12:00 y 17:00
Price 3€
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Desert of Gorafe “los Coloraos”

Guided route in 4x4 of 25 km and approximately 3 or 4 hours of duration. Discover this unique desert for the beauty of its landscapes, full of colors and impressive walls to get the best photos. We recommend doing this activity first thing in the morning or at sunset.

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Dolmens of Gorafe

The Gorafe Valley has more than 250 dolmens scattered on three marked and easily accessible routes to observe them closely. (We recommend going through the interpretation center before doing any of these routes).

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Petroglyphs on the Hill of the Mine

With important rock engravings (petroglyphs) in stone, 4,500 years old.

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Acequia del Toril

Tour around this thousand-year-old natural canal created by thermal waters with a high content of calcium carbonate, which rises in front of the spa and ends in a waterfall. (1h duration)

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Gorafe Glass House

A house built with glass in the desert, with stunning views. A pioneering project’s slope challenging nature. It uses architectural solutions to demonstrate the glass benefits.

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Ornithology

The area where the caves are located is one of the best places in Andalusia, where you can observe steppe birds and, to a lesser extent, rupicolous and riverside birds. MORE INFO >>

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Quaternary Geopark of the North Valleys of Granada

We could say that the Geopark of the Quaternary is a vast territory. It has more than 1.400 square kilometers of extension, whose geological, topographical, landscape, paleontological, patrimonial and cultural values are common. They are delimited by the rivers Fardes and minor Guadiana. Ancient rivers without exit to the sea formed 5.3 million years ago an extensive lake known as Thetis.

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Swamp del Negratín

The most recent rivers, such as the Gor River, where the village of Gorafe is located in the center of the Geopark, have modeled this landscape in a constant way, during the last half million years, forming a singular territory characterized by its aridity, in which impressive gullies are present. The exposed rocks in the fluvial valleys of the Quaternary Geopark tell the story of the geological evolution, of ancient Mesozoic seas and life during the Quaternary.

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