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Walk Details

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Cartama, Torrealqueria

Start Point:
Bars called Los Kinos & La Esquina. To get to Cartama, come along the A357 Cartama/ Campillos road from Malaga and take the exit at kilometre 52 signposted Cartama and Coin. Turn left towards Cartama at the T junction and then right for Alhaurin el Grande a few hundred metres up the hill. Turn right at the top of the hill and then immediately left after the two bars and find a parking place. Cartama has just installed concrete speed humps on the stretch towards the bars and they are quite high!If you are coming through Alhaurin el Grande turn right immediately before the first roadside bar on your right as you drop into Cartama.
Grade:
Hard
Distance:
9.5 km Duration: 3-4 hrs
Meet Point:
Bars Los Kinos & La Esquina. Cartama
Time:
10:00 Leader: Peter & Pete
P1010026
The walk starts by climbing the steps to the Ermita that will be open for anyone wishing to visit it. If you have not been before it is worth a look inside.After skirting round the Ermita, the walk goes uphill for quite a distance along a concrete road until we fork left for Torrealqueria. The track descends towards Torrealqueria with one short steep stretch that has been concreted for access purposes.The track follows the valley to just outside Torrealqueria. We then start the ascent back towards Cartama along an attractive valley and finally drop back into the village.There are attractive views from the tops of the hills in many directions
Pine Trees
Contact:
634347918 peterhonn@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

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