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SL-GU 01 Route of the red stones (Chequilla)

Short walk to enjoy the monoliths of Chequilla

Dirección

Start and end of route in Chequilla

GPS

40.605810185428, -1.8276871515829

Dirección

Start and end of route in Chequilla

GPS

40.605810185428, -1.8276871515829

Circular 2,7 Km | 2,7 Km | 2,7 Km | 2,7 Km | 2,7 Km | 2,7 Km  Unevenness 60 m |  Duration 1 h |  Route On foot - Bike

SL-GU 01: Red Stones Route

This route has a distance of 3 kilometresbeing circular means a comfortable ride and for the whole family. You can do it at at any time of the year, always taking into account the general precautions of the chosen season. The paths along the route are in good condition, although caution should be exercised on the track that goes towards Peralejos de las Truchas and which coincides at the beginning with the GR-160It is asphalted and we will have to share it with all types of vehicles, although only for a little more than 1 kilometre, from there on, our route continues along paths and tracks, which do not require much effort and do not have a steep gradient.

Throughout the route we will be able to enjoy the landscapes typical of the area of ChequillaThe town is located within a geomorphological complex. listed of national interest because of the curious landscape it has created. Its white buildings (reminiscent of a village in the Alpujarra) collide with the impressive red sandstone masses that populate the landscape. Without a doubt, it is an unforgettable sight.

Starting from the village of Chequilla, we will cross streams, crop fields, scrubland and pine forests; we will also enjoy unbeatable views of the red sandstone structures formed some 175 million years ago, which are home to many plants and rock birds that are sure to come out to meet you.

In addition, we can highlight the bullring This is an esplanade between the organs and red towers that surround the village, which once served the purpose of its name.

Signposting and Start of the Route

To follow the route, we must go to the village square of ChequillaThe route is signposted with markers, where we can leave the car and where we will return at the end of the walk. The route is signposted with markers green and white that we will find all along the way, although there are areas where these markings are widely spaced so we will have to be attentive or unload the track right here to avoid confusion.

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