El Chorro photo gallery (view all)

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El Chorro

El Chorro landmark photo - the limestone gorge

El Chorro

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El Chorro - The Gorge of the Gaitanes

On the left side of the Guadalhorce river there is a railway track disappearing in the tunnel. On the right side you can see the Caminito del Rey waving along the rock.

El Chorro - The Gorge of the Gaitanes

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The railway tracks cutting through El Chorro rocks

The railway tracks cutting through rocks along the Guadalhorce river in the El Chorro region.

The railway tracks cutting through El Chorro rocks

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The Guadalhorce river in El Chorro

The Guadalhorce river flowing through El Chorro

The Guadalhorce river in El Chorro

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Signs in El Chorro

Signs in El Chorro

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The dam in El Chorro

One of the dams in the area of El Chorro

The dam in El Chorro

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El Chorro - the lake and rocks

The artificial lake and famous rocks in El Chorro

El Chorro - the lake and rocks

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Train station in El Chorro

The train station in El Chorro (during modernization). Only commuter trains stop there.

Train station in El Chorro

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El Chorro - railway stone arc bridge

El Chorro - railway stone arc bridge

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El Chorro - a very unusual rock

El Chorro - a very unusual rock

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El Chorro - bridge on the King's little pathway (Caminito del Rey)

The bridge joining two parts of the Caminito del Rey over the gorge

El Chorro - bridge on the King's little pathway (Caminito del Rey)

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The locked door to El Caminito del Rey

The locked door on the path to the Camino del Rey. The door is located at the path entry near the old hydroelectric dam.

The locked door to El Caminito del Rey

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El Camino del Rey behind the locked door

A few meters behind the locked door there is a huge fragment that is missing from the path.

El Camino del Rey behind the locked door

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Caminito del Rey inside the gorge

This used to be the route of the people who built or worked at the hydroelectric dam on the other side of the gorge. The missing part of the path was destroyed on purpose so that tourists cannot walk on the path even if they manage to go over the locked door.

Caminito del Rey inside the gorge

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The Guadalhorce river deep down in the El Chorro canyon

The Guadalhorce river deep down in the El Chorro canyon - the view from the Caminito del Rey

The Guadalhorce river deep down in the El Chorro canyon

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El Chorro - landscape

The Guadalhorce river deep down in the El Chorro canyon - the view from the hill on the end of the gorge (above the hydroelectricity).

El Chorro - landscape

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El Chorro in Von Ryan's Express movie

El Chorro in Von Ryan's Express movie (directed by Mark Robson; starring: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard...).

El Chorro in Von Ryan's Express movie

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El Chorro in Von Ryan's Express movie (2)

Back in 1965 i.e. when the movie was shot, the Caminito del Rey was in a good shape and still reaching the railway tracks.

El Chorro in Von Ryan's Express movie (2)

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A Rock Goat (Capra ibex) (1/3)

A photo of a rock goat (Capra ibex) looking at El Chorro valley (1/3).

A Rock Goat (Capra ibex) (1/3)

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A Rock Goat (Capra ibex) (2/3)

A photo of a rock goat (Capra ibex) looking at El Chorro valley (2/3).

A Rock Goat (Capra ibex) (2/3)

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A Rock Goat (Capra ibex) (3/3)

A photo of a rock goat (Capra ibex) (3/3).

A Rock Goat (Capra ibex) (3/3)

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Goats near El Chorro

Capra ibex (rock goats) on one of the mountains alongside the gorge near El Chorro

Goats near El Chorro

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Trivia

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Tides in Spain - Isla Canela - before and after the tide

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Last update: 19 June 2015