Its setting in the heart of the SIERRAS SUBETICAS NATURAL PARK, protected area of huge environmental and scenic value and declared a Geopark by UNESCO is incomparable. In its surroundings, the SIERRA DE HORCONERA mountains boast their own flora and fauna which extends to the province’s highest peak, the PICO DE LA TIÑOSA, with 1,570 metres of limestone massif.
More than two hundred underground cavities which have been excavated by water over the centuries offer visitors a unique opportunity to go inside them. It is a site in an ideal setting for mountaineering, caving, canyoning or birdwatching.
For hiking fans, the town offers a wide variety of routes of varying difficulties. In addition, nature lovers won’t want to miss the MYCOLOGICAL GARDEN and Andalusian Centre of Mycology in La Trufa which is located in the village of Zagrilla and is unique in Europe.