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Caminito del Rey

Page updated 10th June 2019

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Caminito del Rey

caminito del rey

The Caminito del Rey is 138km from Granada and it takes about 2 hours to get there by car. There are also various organised guided tours that include transport and tickets and which pick you up from the centre of Granada. Click here for more information about the Caminito del Rey guided tour.

caminito del rey malaga
caminito del rey malaga

If you have a head for heights and fancy walking along a cliffside, suspended walkway with spectacular views then you should visit the Caminito del Rey in the province of Málaga.

The Camininto del Rey is a narrow walkway secured to the steep rock face of the Chorro Gorge in the province of Málaga.

The original walkway was constructed so that materials could be transported and workers could cross the gorge between the two hydroelectric power stations located at Chorro Falls and Gaitanejo Falls. Work on the walkway began in 1901 and it was completed in 1905.

Unfortunately, over the years the walkway fell into disrepair, sections fell away and a number of people lost their lives. It was eventually closed to the public in 2000.

In June 2011, the regional Junta de Andalucia and Málaga town hall decided to embark on a joint restoration project and work began. It was completed in 2014 and opened to the public on 28th March 2015.

The new walkway is 1 metre wide, 2.9km long and 100 metres above the river below.

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