El Torcal © Michelle Chaplow
El Torcal


Antequera Parks




Paraje Natural del Torcal

This gorgeous protected area is composed of the most amazing rock formations that have been created by erosion over millions of years. There is a park reception centre where you can learn more about the park. This is also an excellent place to get information about the various trekking routes through the park. It is also possible to visit the park on horseback or mountain bike. The El Torcal park is an important area for birds migrating between Europe and Africa. It is also home to over 600 varieties of plants. More info.

El Chorro

El Chorro is Málaga province's lake district. Find out more by visiting our page dedicated to providing information about El Chorro.

Jardi­n de la Plaza de Toros

The gardens around Antequera's Plaza de Toros are worth a visit and include a play area for children.

Jardines del Rey

This is a new park in Antequera. It was inaugurated in 1998 by King Juan Carlos. This park offers wonderful views of Antequera and also has a children's play area.

Ri­o de la Villa

This park is located at start of the La Villa river in the El Torcal area and has a campground with an artificial lake and a recreational area.

Corazon de JesUs

In this park we can admire the sculpture created by the local sculptor Paco Palma from Malaga. Other parks and gardens of Antequera include "Paraje de la Vega", "La Glorieta de Maria Cristina", "El Corazon de Maria" and "El Parque de Los Patos" where you can spend the day enjoying the beautiful lake.


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