Cerro de la Encina
Antigua era del Cerro de la Encina

Searching of the lost settlement Cerro de la Encina, archaeological site in Sierra Nevada with children between 6-10 years old.

Discover the pleasant mix of nature, culture and sport at only 15 min. from Granada.
Apart from visiting the Cerro de la Encina archaeological site, you will also know about the formation of these beautiful mountains, which are part of the Sierra Nevada natural park. This is the palaeo-environment where the ancient people of Cerro de la Encina lived.
The Argar culture developed during the Bronze Age between 2500-1500 B.C., it was very advanced for those times.
You will discover the secret settlement with the help of a map, which will guide you in the search for clues. Have fun while you learn how people lived and the most important events which marked their history.

Price 6 €/per. (for groups between 5-10 people)
Price 4€/per. (for groups between 11-20 people)
Price less than 5 people: The full cost is 30 €
If you are a group or a individual you can always make a reservation, the final price will be determined by the number of participants, 12 hours before the walk.
We recommend booking in advance, limited places  FECHAS  RESERVAR AQUI


  • Meeting point: Play ground in front of the bus stop in Monachil Village
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Itinerary: 
    • Monachil
    • Water Channel Albaricoques
    • Encina Hill
    • Monachil
  • Lineal traverse
  • Distance: 4 km
  • Altitude difference: Nothing
  • Difficulty: Very easy
  • Indispensable:
    • Water minimum 1 litre/person
    • Cap or hat
    • Sun protection cream minimum 30
    • Trainers

How to get there
From Granada take the bus 183 to Monachil at the bus stop is in Paseo de Los Basilios (next to Paseo del Salón). The bus leaves at 10 minutes past each hour.
By car, you have to take the Ronda Sur of Granada, direction Sierra Nevada. After that, take the second exit direction La Zubia-Cájar-Monachil and then follow the signs to Monachil.

All our tours are accompanied by an official guide and include civil and accident insurance. We hope you enjoy our tour and discovering our land and culture.
For your security, we recommend you wear appropriate clothing.
Tours may be suspended in cases of force majeure.