El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro, El Chorro

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El Caminito del Rey (The King's Little Path) is a walkway, pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, near Ardales in the province of Málaga, Spain. The name derives from the original name of Camino del Rey (King's Pathway), abbreviated locally to el caminito. The walkway had fallen into disrepair and was partially closed for over a decade. After four years of extensive repairs and renovations, the walkway re-opened in 2015.

It has been known in the past as the "world's most dangerous walkway" following five deaths in 1999 and 2000.
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  • What a great experience! The best part of our vacation in Spain. The walkways were thrilling and the views spectacular. Easy to reach by train, but be forewarned that if rain is in the forecast, they....  more »
  • We booked online through Reubens a few weeks before we travelled as every year it’s sold out if we book when we arrive, £58 for both of us, included a ‘basic breakfast’ where we had a pit stop offer.....  more »
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  • This is a 5 star walk. If your in the area and you love a scenic walk, this is one of the best in the area. 10 euro towards maintenance. Worth every cent. If you are driving, drive to the top by the lakes.go through a tunnel in the rock face, you come out onto what looks like a secret valley.walk about a mile to the official start, where you will get a safety talk..and you'll have a fantastic walk through the valley and cliffs.. when you get to the end keep walking into the village and up to train station where you can find a bus to take you back up to the lakes.
  • You may enter the bus, which lifts you up to the entrance gate here as well. Depends wich way is closer. Normally the busses start at the train station

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