Moratalla is a stunning historic and thriving town perched on a panoramic hilltop.

Significantly, the castle stands on the hill and crowns the town majestically.

Moratalla could be regarded as one big monument with its:

Quiet corners

Maze of hilly and narrow streets

Together with, being steeped in history and antiquity.

The municipality of Moratalla lies in a mountainous area and has the largest concentration of woodland in the Murcia Region.

As well as history Moratalla has:

Solitary landscapes

Affordable country and town houses

Secluded localities

Also, the outlying districts and the remote countryside is stunning.

Furthermore, discover the charm of the Hermitage of La Rogativa.

Then again, you can walk up the Benamor river with its crystal-clear waters and the Roman bridge over the Alharabe.

In addition, you will also find local shops bars and restaurants, together with medical services.

 

 

The Parque Natural Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas

Close to Moratalla are the stunning mountainous, lushly wooded Parque Natural Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas.

The park is made up of 2099 sq km is the largest protected area in Spain.

Furthermore:

  • The craggy mountain ranges,

  • The deep green river valleys,

  • Canyons, and waterfalls,

  • Together with remote hilltop castles makes for stunning viewing.

As well as the above, an abundant wildlife and well-marked walking trails and forest roads make this stunning area accessible for all to enjoy.

It is certainly worth a walk along the snaking, 20km-long reservoir, the Embalse del Tranco.

The abrupt geography, with altitudes varying from 460m up to 2107m at the summit of Cerro Empanadas, provides dramatic changes in the landscape.

The Río Guadalquivir, Andalucía’s longest river, rises in the south of the park, and flows northwards into the Embalse del Tranco and then heads west across Andalucía to the Atlantic Ocean.