El Caminito del Rey, also called “the King’s path” is a spectacular hiking route in the province of Malaga. A part of this walk leeds you over a narrow path above a gorge. The cliffs are about 400 metres high.
The Caminito itself is 2.9 kilometers, but with the approach routes you walk a total of 7.7 kilometers. The route through the gorge is varied. You walk parts over natural forest paths and 1,5 km over a narrow wooden path with railing. The total duration of the walk is about 3 to 4 hours.
There are two options for capturing the tickets.
Things to keep in mind
People are allowed on the route every 15 to 30 minutes and it is open every week from Tuesday to Sunday. The only times when it is not possible to visit the Caminito del Rey are every Monday, 1 January and 24, 25 and 31 December. It is also possible to walk the route with a guide. You can select this when you book your tickets on the website.