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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Los Alcornocales. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Los Alcornocales is a region where 13 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 13 Attractions in Los Alcornocales

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    Because of the strong wind that blows here all year round, there are countless wind turbines around Tarifa. You follow the Buddha Trail over hill and dale and then stand …

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    Tamara
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    Small waterfall with pool on the Río de la Miel, which provides the perfect cooling. Have seen some people jump off the rock into the water but would not recommend …

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    Bosque de Alcornoques

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Mystical forest with gnarled, old cork oaks. Closing wine bottles with cork is still very common in Spain, screw caps are rarely seen. The tree is called “Alcornoque” in Spanish. …

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    Tamara B.
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    Columpio con Panorama

    Hiking Highlight

    Tree swing on a pine tree with a magnificent view over Tarifa. The car can be parked on the street about 15 minutes' walk away.

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    Tamara
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    Romantic, old stone bridge over the Río de la Miel. From here the hiking trail leads under shady trees. The name of the brook translates as "honey river". It is …

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    Cueva del Buddha

    Hiking Highlight

    The hiking trail (Buddha Trail) takes its name from this rock cave in which a Buddha sits. Surrounded by colorful prayer flags, you almost feel like you're in Tibet.

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    Alte Wassermühle

    Hiking Highlight

    On the Rio de la Miel, not far from the beautiful stone bridge, are the remains of an old water mill. Be careful when entering, the walls are not secured.

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    Castillo de Castellar

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Very quaint castle with many cozy streets and shops inside.

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    Moritz
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    Excellent place surrounded by an amazing nature, its cork oaks and its tracks makes cycling a lot of fun.

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    Pasarela sobre el Celemín

    Bike Touring Highlight

    They are fixing the path with heavy machinery, and certain sections must be done on foot or by the nearby county road.

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    Alcornocales hasta Jimena de la Frontera

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    beautiful road, recommended throughout the year, the best times are spring and late autumn although it is a very shady area very cool to ride and also enjoy in summer ❤️

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    Presa del Barbate

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Access is very easy, and we can refresh ourselves with the watering of the oleanders that is usually activated at noon.

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    Schmetterlingsweg

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Here nature is still in order. Beautiful hiking trail. The alternative along the main road.

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