El Caminito del Rey Path and its surroundings for the inclusion on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List
CTR La Garganta adhere to the nomination proposal. And you? Do you want El Caminito and its surroundings to join on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List? Support the nomination and let’s make it possible.
CTR La Garganta support the nomination
Along centuries, El Caminito del Rey and seven monuments have converged around our Rural Tourist Complex, framed in three areas: the industrial heritage, the Neolithic sites and the privileged natural environment.
We want to show the world the uniqueness of our region, our history and the spectacular enclaves that you can find in just 20 kilometers.
Help us to do it!
Get to know the nomination proposal
El Caminito del Rey and its surroundings
CTR La Garganta want to support the nomination of El Caminito del Rey Path and its surroundings for the inclusion on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The proposal is based on 7 monuments, placed along less than 20 kilometres.
All the outstanding heritage should belong to humankind as an everlasting legacy. In order to make sure these aims are achieved there is to perform the registration and conservation of the sites.
The monuments are the Natural Beauty Spot Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, which is a gorge; El Chorro or the Count of Guadalhorce’s Reservoir and Gaitanejo Dam; the walkways over the waterfall in the hydroelectric power complex El Chorro; El Chorro Train Station and the bridges over the Gaitanes Goorge, as well as the Palaeolithic Cave in Ardales and Las Aguilillas Necropolis or the Bobastro Mozarabic cave country chapel.
7 unique places:
El Chorro Dam/Conde de Guadalhorce and Gaitanejo Dams
Hydroelectric power complex El Chorro
El Chorro Train Station and the bridges over the Gaitanes Goorge
Palaeolithic Cave in Ardales.
The ruins of the mythical Bobastro Fortress
Outstanding Universal Value of the Project
Three different but connected issues make this site an outstanding location regarding its geographical features: there have been settlements since prehistoric times and it is of industrial importance.