Level one – January 20 2018.  Las Cuevas de la Batida is an excursion through the city of Carmona and its surroundings, where we’ll  visit  both the town center with its parador and the caves. It’s a 9km route with 190 meters of ascent . We’ll travel to Carmona  by public bus leaving from the  Plaza de Armas at 8.45 am.

Cuevas de la BatidaCaves view from Carmona

Carmona is one of the oldest and most historic cities in Seville which dates back more than 5000 years. It was populated by Tartessians, Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs. The Alcazar is the most famous monument, which has been converted into a  Parador, which we’ll visit as part of the excursion.

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Carmona view from caves

We will start at 10.30a.m.  from the  Parador Alcázar del Rey Don Pedr, the GPS coordinates are 37.472652, -5.632608, see the picture below.

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Meeting point

We’ll begin our walk through Carmona’s  beautiful  white streets, leaving  through  the Puerta of Córdoba,  to reach the Caves of Batida.

Vista de las

Meeting point

Along the way, we’ll walk along a ruined Roman Road, see the  “Bridge of the Five Eyes” and  an old ruined farmhouse from where we’ll  see  the famous Martín Pérez Tower.

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Vía Romana

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Puente de los Cinco Ojos

After some uphill walking, we’ll reach the Batida Caves plus an impressive quarry site with magnificent scenery, affording beautiful panoramic views of Carmona at the edge of the ravines. We’ll stop here for a break.

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View of the Caves

After the stop we continue back until we reach Carmona at approximnately noon with a visit to the Parador Alcázar del Rey Don Pedro where our tour ends.

The price of this excursion is € 8 for adults including  bus and € 3 for children. Club members go free.  To join us please register , and if you are coming by bus please pay by card using the link below, or  by transfer to our account ES08 0182 3299 8202 0160 3487  sending us the receipt to our e mail (info @ senderismosevilla.net) with your name, ID number, date of birth and a contact number. If you come by car you can pay on the tour itself,  but you must register by mail or fill in the form below (one per person ).

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Recorrido desde Sevilla

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Track de la ruta

 

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