SUMMER PLANS IN ANTEQUERA
Antequera is full of life and movement in the summer months, for example with the activities programmed in the program Luz de Luna. We tell you some of the best plans that can be made in Antequera in July and August to come and enjoy your holiday in the heart of Andalusia. They include activities of night walking, guided walking and cycling routes, astronomical observation, gastronomic experiences and a long etc.
Night guided tours in Antequera
Enjoy the Antequera nights knowing the heritage of our city. For this there are guided tours such as guided tours by bicycle, whose itinerary passes through San Sebastián Square, Giants' Arch, Santa María Collegiate, Porticuelo Square, San Juan, Plaza del Carmen, Plaza de Santiago, Arco Of Granada, San Pedro Street, White Cross, Madre de Dios, Estepa Gate and the Plaza de Toros.
The route is made every day from June 15 to September 17, with a schedule is 22h. At 00h. And the meeting point is the San Sebastian square. Its price is 12 euros per person and includes the rent of the bicycle, helmet and accident insurance.
You also have to highlight the guided tour "Who Lived Here?", An exciting tour where you can see the places where some of the most popular characters of the city lived.
This route will take place on 21 and 28 July, 4 and 25 August and 1 September. It starts at 21 h. From the Municipal Tourist Office with a price of 10 euros and free for children under 12 years.
Night visits to the Dolmens of Antequera de Menga y Viera
One of the main tourist attractions in the area are the visits to Menga and Viera. Built in the Neolithic period and in the Copper Age, the Antequera megaliths were used for ritual and funeral purposes.
The Site of the Dolmens of Antequera, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is made up of 3 cultural assets (the dolmens of Menga and Viera and the tholos of El Romeral) and 2 natural assets (the Peña de los Enamorados and El Torcal de Antequera ).
This activity consists of a visit at sunset of the dolmens of Menga and Viera and the Solar Center. The activity will take place on 6, 13, 20 and 27 July and 3, 10, 24 and 31 August. It starts at the Reception Center with a schedule from 20.30 to 22.30 hours. Admission is free but it is a must book.
Gastronomy and music in the light of the moon in Antequera
One of the most spectacular activities of this program of summer activities in Antequera are the "Nights that awaken your senses". It is an experience of hiking, gastronomy and gastronomic observation in which you will discover the magic of El Torcal.
This activity includes the Ammonites Route, guided trekking, luxury dinner on the terrace of the Torcal Alto Restaurant and astronomical observation.
It can be held on Friday and Saturday from June 23 to September 3 with a price of 40 euros per person (28 euros for children under 14 years with children's menu) and the schedule is from 18.30 to 24.30 hours.
It also allows the option to reserve entrance to the Caminito del Rey for the following day with a supplement of 10 euros per person.
Astronomical Observatory "Paraje Natural Torcal de Antequera"
Astronomy is a science that arouses the interest of all types of public and will delight the passionate stars, even more so in a place without lights in miles around that cloud the vision.
The El Torcal Astronomical Observatory, located in the Natural Park at 1,200 meters altitude, offers the possibility of enjoying the starry sky both with the naked eye and with powerful telescopes. A romantic and unforgettable experience for the summer nights.
During the encounter, visible solar system bodies like Mars, Saturn and Jupiter, as well as objects of the deep sky like nebulae, galaxies and star clusters will be observed with powerful telescopes.
This activity, entitled "A Window to the Universe, Astronomical Observation for All" is held every Friday and Saturday from June 30 to September 2, from 21.30 to 1.30 and the appointment at the Observatory will be shortly before 9:00 p.m.
The price is 8 euros for adults and 6.40 for children under 12 and retirees.
In addition, the observatory will also offer the possibility of enjoying the famous rains of stars of the Perseids and the Tears of San Lorenzo on August 11, 12 and 13 with the same schedule and price.
For more information and other activities you can see the face A of the Moonlight program and the face B of it. In addition, you can request more data and make reservations the Municipal Tourism Office. Https://turismo.antequera.es/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 952 702 525
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