Albufera
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Albuferas de Adra

Within the municipality of Adra are situated Las Albuferas, maritime lagoons that sealed off the sea due to the accumulation of sediments, a place of great ecological importance because of the variety of flora and fauna present in the wetland.

Unfortunately for lovers of nature the wetland is surrounded by intensive cultivation. Albuferas de Adra is situated close to Adra, a town of Almeria which has been a stopover of different cultures throughout history and of which are still remaining traces. The port of Adra played an important role in the past; it was the port from which he left the last Arab king of Granada and it was used during the 20th century to ship the mined ore.

Hiking trails in Adra

We highlight the most popular hiking trails in the area:

PR-A 340 Route from Bolaños to Calar

This trail runs along an old road once used by the inhabitants of both villages for trade.

PR-A 341 Route from Guainos – Hermitage Ermita de la Sierra

This route recovers an old cattle route and offers beautiful sea views from the mountain chapel and you will go along narrow corridors carved into the rock by the action of water over time.

14.1-kilometer route which is recommended to start in Guainos Altos where you can park your car and from where you have to follow the path which marks the direction 'Ermita de la Sierra'

How to get to Adra

To reach Adra take the A-7 towards Nerja and Motril until you find the sign indicating the exit to Adra.

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