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Starlight Certification

We have the Starlight Certification granted by the Starlight Foundation to those establishments that, besides offering accredited accommodation quality and skies without light pollution, are involved in the propagation of the values contained in the “Declaration on the Defense of the Night Sky and the Right To the Light of the Stars” (“Declaration of La Palma”).

Los Algarves (S. XII)

Medieval artificial caves of Almohad origin.

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The Megalithic Interpretation Center. CIM

Located below ground, with a design that imitates a megalithic tomb, it consists of five exhibition spaces with the latest technologies and audiovisual media, with projections in 3D,… and Bluetooth to download an application with information of the 3 routes of the Megalithic Park of Gorafe.

The Gorafe Megalithic Park

The most important routes to know the megalithic monuments are: Route Llano de Olivares, Route Hoyas del Conquín and Route Majadillas.

Route Llano de Olivares

In this route we find the general information of the Gorafe Megalithic Park, parking and rest area. With a spectacular viewpoint at the beginning of the itinerary, on the ravine of the river Gor, the total distance  is 3,610 m.

We can visit 13 dolmens and enjoy magnificent views of Sierra Nevada, Mountain range Mágina, Mountain range of Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas,… and appreciate the special geology of the area.

Level of difficulty: Medium-low

Duration: 3 hours approx.

Possibility to make the guided route.

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Hoyas del Conquín

Area in which there existed one of the most important towns of the river Gor in the Age of Copper.

At present we can visit 10 dolmens in an itinerary divided into two routes:

Hoyas del Conquín Alto

The route starts from the parking, at the foot of the road, with a total length of 430 m. (round trip). Here we find one of the most spectacular dolmens and we can observe the vultures on the vertical walls of the valley.

Hoyas del Conquín Bajo

From the same parking and crossing the road, this route starts with a total length of 769 m. (round trip).

At the end of this tour we find a rest area with breathtaking views over the river.

Level of difficulty: Medium-low.

Duration: 1.30 hours.

Possibility to make the guided route.

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Route Majadillas

It starts from the village, crossing the river and through paths and trails, with an ascent of 1245 m.

It is the necropolis with the highest concentration of dolmens of which we can visit fourteen, in a route of 2150 m.

Magnificent views of the village of Gorafe and all its surroundings.

Level of difficulty: Medium.

Duration: 3.30 hours.

Possibility to make the guided route..

Route “Los Coloraos”

Similar zone to the American Grand Canyon with imposing ravines and walls of 150 m. of unevenness and different shades reddish, yellowish, ocher and whitish.

Duration: 3 h

SUV

Possibility to make the guided route.

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Route of the Gorafe Desert

This route will be made by SUV to the center of the desert making several stops to observe its characteristic terrain of gullies and bad-lands.

Duration: 4.30 h

SUV

It can not be done in winter due to access problems. (Consult)

Possibility to make the guided route.

Spa of Alicún (a 10´)

Outdoor thermal pools, treatments, health, relax,…

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Route of the Aqueduct of Toril
(to 10′)

To 7 km of the town, natural aqueduct of limestone up to 15 m high of prehistoric origin and formed by the precipitation of minerals dissolved by the thermal water.

Route of great beauty for almost 1 km.

Duration: 1.30 h.

Possibility to make the guided route.

This route can be extended to visit the Cerro de la Mina (Petroglyphs).

Dam of the Negratin (to 30′)

Beautiful place for hiking, fishing, and practice many water sports… Artificial Beach.

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Jabalcon Montain (to 30′)

Old volcano where you can appreciate cave paintings of paleolithic time, make paragliding, hang gliding…

La Ragua mountain Path (to 45′)

Recreational Station:

http://www.puertodelaragua.com

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Natural Park of the Sierra de Baza.

National Park of Sierra Nevada.

Natural Park of the Sierra de Huétor-Santillán.

Granada to 50 ‘(Alhambra, Albayzín, Sacromonte, Cathedral, …)

Natural Park of Sierra de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas and Natural Park of Sierra de Castril.

La Alhambra Tickets:

http://apc.ticketmaster.es/nav/landings/es/mucho_mas/entradas_alhambra/entradas.html

Parque Natural de la Sierra de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas y Parque Natural de la Sierra de Castril.

Gorafe is located 1 hour from Granada Airport, 1.30 hours from Sierra Nevada Ski Resort, La Alpujarra, Cabo de Gata Beaches (Almeria) and the Tropical Coast of Granada.