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Granada Geopark: Our most recommended tours and activities

Granada Geopark: Desert and Prehistory Tour with Lunch

1. Granada Geopark: Desert and Prehistory Tour with Lunch

Leave Granada city centre in the morning from your hotel or a convenient location nearby. Delve straight into the unique landscape of Granada Geopark.  Pass by picturesque villages on your way to your first stop, Acequia del Toril. Learn about how this natural aqueduct was formed over the centuries. Wander around the vast vegetation that covers the Acequia and the arid landscape that surrounds it. Next up is Gorafe, one of the most picturesque towns in Granada. Explore and immerse yourself in one of the most remarkable natural deserts in Europe. Enjoy an impressive panorama full of different shapes, colors, and sensations. Visit the typical cave houses and well-preserved Dolmens of the Megalithic Park. Continue your tour to the village of Zujar and take pictures of the breathtaking panoramic view of Mirador de Jabalcon. Look down on the Quaternary sediments of the basin and learn about its geological history from your local guide. End your tour with lunch in one of the town's best restaurants, which offers local and seasonal food. After lunch an hour of free time to have a coffee or have a walk before returning to Granada.

From Granada: Geopark End of the World Viewpoints 4x4 Tour

2. From Granada: Geopark End of the World Viewpoints 4x4 Tour

Embark on a 4x4 adventure from Granada to discover the viewpoints of the End of the World, the Paleo-Fardes and the medieval cave fortresses where the Berber mercenaries settled, and more. Start from Guadix and go through Paulenca to the End of the World Viewpoints where you'll observe and understand how the great valleys of Olla de Guadix and Geopark were modeled. Descend to the valley of the river Alhama where the villages mark the road from Julia Gemella Acci to Iliberis. Visit the Marchal Gullies Natural Monument with its impressive formations. Visit the Fortresses in Covarrones Cave and Tía Micaela in Cortes. Closed to the public, you'll have the opportunity to enter to imagine how they lived and fought in the S. X and XI. Finally, savor a tall wine in Bodegas Palanga before heading back to Granada.

From Granada: Guadix and Granada Geopark Guided Tour

3. From Granada: Guadix and Granada Geopark Guided Tour

Guadix is one of the oldest human settles in Spain. The most particular thing of this city is its wonderful cave-houses, still occupied nowadays and that is the most characteristic point of its neighbourhoods. This monumental city conserves an interesting historical and artistic heritage, its fotified towers from 11th century, from where you can admire the lovely views of the meadow, the city and Sierra Nevada. Guadix offers the possibility to travel back in time to know different cultures and civilitations just walking along its narrow streets and its big monuments. The religious architecture is the protagonist in Guadix thanks to important buildings as the Cathedral and the churches of Saint Anna, Saint Domingo and Saint Francis.

Other Sightseeing Options in Granada Geopark

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