On the outskirts of Málaga, along the nature-rich Guadalhorce Valley, lies the small town of Álora. The view from the hilltop castle is of white Andalusian houses spread out against the backdrop of El Hacho, which rises 559 meters above sea level. While relaxing in the tranquil town of Álora, you may want to visit the nearby attractions such as El Caminito del Rey, a thrilling promenade along the cliffs of the valley.
Caminito del Rey Area
El Caminito del Rey is a promenade built into the cliffs along the lush Guadalhorce Valley near Málaga. This promenade, which means "King's Little Path" in Spanish, was built in the early 20th century for flood control construction. It has recently been reconstructed and has become a popular hiking trail with spectacular views of the valley. The surrounding area is also dotted with charming small villages. Visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of Andalusia by taking their time during their stay.