03 jul Your summer at Antequera, with Moonlight

One more summer “Moonlight” returns to Antequera. It´s a packed program of activities in which you’ll learn all about the Archaeological Dolmen Antequera, the rich historical and cultural heritage of this impressive Avexperience destinatio, the Natural Park of El Torcal and various tours and activities that will make you live unforgettable experiences, from 18th June to 19th September. You can take part too in a Photografic Contest.

–  Dolmens of  Antequera:

Dolmens of Antequera is one of the best-known exponents of European megaliths. Megalithic monuments were used for ritual and funerary purposes.

In the evening you can visit the dolmens of Menga and Viera and Solar Center. The visit will end in the Reception Centre with the screening of audiovisual “Menga. Construction process “.

Site Dolmen de Antequera. Spanish candidacy for World Heritage of UNESCO.

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–   Your history in Antequera:

Palates of Andalusia is a sensory spectacle-dinner in the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, a surprising place that will make you feel the history of Andalusia, with the help of Gustavo Adolfo Becquer. An extraordinary activity that will realize a trip through time, you take your imagination and through sensory stimulation, a unique and unforgettable experience.

Services included in the experience:

Dinner

Sensory spectacle

Mask

Duration: 2 hours approximately

Maximum 20 people

+ Walking Antequera. A tour guided and teatralized in a Comedy tone, setting in the Spanish Golden Age.  A walk in the dim and surround … evening light shows when the city was spectacular and seductive … evoke the past and present in the voice of the characters who lived one day … All that is “Walking Antequera”.

Services included in the experience:

Meeting point with the Host: Oficina Municipal de Turismo, ending the visit at the Real Colegiata de Santa María la Mayor.

Duration: 2 hours approximately

Guided tour of the old town of Antequera

Animation and dramatization

Radioguide group

Maximum 30-50 people

Pedro Serrano (1ºPremio)

 

 

–  Guided tours in electric minibus panoramic:

Through the streets of the city, visiting the old town, where you will discover the main monuments of Antequera and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views.

– Guided night tours Route of Churches:

You wil visit some importat churches as San Juan de Dios, San Agustin, Santo Domingo, Jesus, San Francisco, San Pedro and theTrinity. Moreover , and new this year, the visit to the brand new 360 Mirador del Parking Center, from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view of our beautiful city.

 

-Guided nocturnal Route Palace Houses Hits:

During the renassaince and barroque periods, a lot of big houses and palaces were built by nobility. Examples: the Palace of Najera,today is the Museum of the City; the Palace of the Marqueses de la Peña of lovers, its a Castillian city palace, House of Sabasona Baron; the Palace of Marques de Villadarias; or Serrailler´s House, with neo-baroque style.

 

Of the numerous monasteries that exist in the city include the Town Hall, as was once the Convent of the Third Parent.

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– The Torcal ofAntequera:

In this natural área known for the whimsical forms that the various agents of erosion have shaped in its limestone rocks, forming an outstanding example of karst landscape. You will enjoy of sunset, dinner under the stars or even astronomical observations:

 

Antonio Espárraga (2º Premio)

– Torcal Astronomical Observatory:

–  Nights that will arouse your senses: every Friday and Saturday nights, until 19th of Septemrber you could come in to the Torcal Astronomical Observatory from 22h to 24h.

-Observing the Perseids Meteor Shower, “Tears of St. Lawrence”. The days 12 and 13 of august from 21:30h to 01:30h. It is important to go with warm clothes, because the observatory is at 1.2oo meters of altitude. You can also bring portable chairs for comfort during the observation.

-Torcal Alto Visitants Center:
-Labyrinth walk at sunset: Every Fridays and Saturdays until 5th of September at Antequera. A route of 4 kilometres when we will enjoy the nature of the city.
-Torcal Under Moonlight: A route of 4 kilometres under the moonlight. The Torcal keep secrets that you can only discover at nights. Come to live this experience in one the mos beautiful places in the world.
-Nights that awake your senses. Our senses will wake when the day almost end: sight, sense of touch, hearing, sense of smell and taste will let us enjoy a magnificient experience.

–  Activities at the Museum of Contemporary Art Council (MAD Antequera):

From the Museum of Contemporary Art we propose the following dates for the realization of night visits: Saturday 18th of July and Saturday 8th of August, limited for 25 persons.

 

Mercedes Soria(2ºPremio)

 Complete programm: http://bit.ly/1NrWeXu

Photograpic Contest: http://bit.ly/1T0uIDB