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Daytrip to Cabo de Gata–Nijar Natural Park

1. Daytrip to Cabo de Gata–Nijar Natural Park

Tucked into the south-eastern corner of Spain lies one of the few remaining unspoiled stretches of the Mediterranean coast: Cabo de Gata. Spend a day exploring this untouched region with a day-long bus trip to Cabo de Gata–Nijar Natural Park Accompanied by your guide, you will be transported to a captivating landscape of dizzying cliffs, ruined castles, volcanic rock formations, coral reefs, pristine beaches and hidden coves - all virtually unchanged since the days of the Phoenicians. Mermaid Reef, the fishing village of La Isleta del Moro, and the lighthouse of Cabo de Gata are but a few of the many highlights of this tour. Featuring one of the most beautiful coastlines of the Mediterranean and vast ecological diversity, Cabo de Gata is, without a doubt, one of Europe's last areas of untouched nature.

Alhambra and Granada Day Tour from Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

2. Alhambra and Granada Day Tour from Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

Take this full-day excursion from Roquetas de Mar to explore the most visited site in Spain, the exquisite Alhambra in Granada. Start the morning with a drive through the Sierra Nevada, between the rivers Darro and Genil. Passing through the desert of Tabernas, you'll reach the golden, · cobblestoned city of Granada where you will get some free time to explore it on your own pace. Attractions you will see include the Nasrid Palaces & the Generalife Gardens.  Move on to the monumental Alhambra and get skip-the-line entry to explore the vast complex, constructed during the mid-14th century by the Berber rulers of the Emirate of Granada in al-Andalus. You will also see the Renaissance palace built by Emperor Charles V inside the Arab stronghold. One of Spain’s most magnificent examples of Moorish architecture, the Alhambra delights with its harmonious blend of Islamic architecture and dreamy gardens. Take a pause for lunch before driving back along the Mediterranean coast, skirting the Sierra Nevada National Park to Roquetas de Mar on the sunny Mediterranean Coast.

Day trip to Cabo de Gata Natural Park and Mojacar

3. Day trip to Cabo de Gata Natural Park and Mojacar

Discover the history and culture of Andalusia’s beautiful rustic towns and surrounding countryside. First, travel through Cabo de Gata Natural Park, one of Europe’s last areas of untouched nature. Your English-speaking guide will take you to see captivating landscapes, ruined castles, volcanic rock formations, coral reefs, pristine beaches, and hidden coves.  You will then arrive in the charming Moorish village of Mojácar, with its white-washed houses and stunning views of the Mediterranean coastline. Next, enjoy a drink at the tourist center at the beautiful Mojácar Beach. Then delve deeper into history as you enter the Old Town and discover the pristine Plaza Neuva, the statue of La Mojáquera, Parterre Square, and the beautiful Church of Santa Maria and more beautiful sites. Next, enjoy some free time to relax on the panoramic terraces, or stay in town and shop for souvenirs or feel free to savor a typical Andalusian lunch.  Then, you will head to the scenic village of Carboneras, which was used as a location in various films, including Lawrence of Arabia. Marvel at Playa de los Muertos, considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain, before being taken back to your pickup point.

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What people are saying about Roquetas de Mar

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 106 reviews

Very good tour!

Me and my partner really enjoyed a tour. A bit shame that tour in Granada was so short,but we were very pleased about Alhambra tour. We had very nice local guide in Alhambra who left impression that she is enjoys what she is doing. Unfortunately can’t remember her name. We are very pleased about Pepe Tours guide Guillermo as well.

It was perfect excursion organized perfectly by PEPE TOURS. All was on time with very comfortable trip. All provided before the trip was followed 100%, including preliminary coordination by phone and payment requirements.

Excellent guide, friendly, polite, good driver on those narrow and curvy roads. The bus very clean. We had a beautiful excursion and we really enjoyed the day. I recommend it 100 x 100

My experience has been excellent, Cabo de Gata has amazed me, the trip is super complete and the guide Christian explains everything great for me 5 well-deserved stars

Superb landscapes, very friendly guide and above all a long time of free time on the magnificent beach