4×4 Holy Chestnut Tree Tour
In this ecotour you can discover the wilderness of the mountains and feel the contact with nature and meet the Forest´s Grandfather, the Holy Chestnut Tree!.
Refered as Puerta Verde de Marbella, or Marbella’s Green Gate, this is a route which has communicated the coast and Ronda hinterlands for centuries. The old way of the ancient age from Marbella to Ronda runs through enchanted forests, hidden valleys and steep ravines. The constant changes in the landscape are tremendous as the trail leads from hill to hill inside Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park.
Suitable for all ages the year round.
Pick up and drop off wherever you prefer is a service available and included in the price.
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You will enjoy all this:
- Driving by the old Camino Real from Marbella to Ronda on 4×4 safari jeeps, going to an enchanted forest, hidden valleys and steep ravines. This natural scenery is a historic theatre that evoques exciting exploits and legends full of magic: clashes between Christians and Moors, bandits and smugglers skirmishes, raids muleteers etc.
- Breathtaking views of Costa del Sol, Mediterranean Sea and even Africa! Our specialist guides will help to interpretate the landscape and the nature.
- As we get inside the Nature Park of Sierra de las Nieves a stunning landscape surrounds us, spring colours, gold of chestnut trees leaves in autumn or the white colour of the almond blossom in winter. An outdoor adventure you can’t miss for your vacation.
- After a soft walk we arrive to the highlight of the day, Castaño Santo (Holy Chestnut Tree , Natural Monument inside Biosphere Reserve of Sierra de las Nieves). The Grandfather of the Forest is 800 years old and his trunk’s perimeter is 13 m (43ft). “Castaño Santo” has survived centuries against wild fires. Witness and star of an exuberant nature and history.
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