Macael Turismo

Discover the Land Of Marble

Experiences In Macael Turismo

VISIT TO MACAEL MARBLE INTERPRETATION CENTRE

Get to know the history, tradition, innovation and future of the exploitation of Macael marble in a space that allows the contextualization of the culture linked to this activity.

Get to know the work of the stonemason and its surroundings from the first person by making a visit to the most representative areas of the quarries, approach impressive white marble benches, practice the old communication system with “conchshells”, the process of “breaking up” the marble and enjoy stunning panoramic views from the viewpoints.

VISIT TO MACAEL VIEJO + CIM

A space where, in the past, the workers settled and in which currently, excavation work is being carried out that are revealing remains from different times.

VISIT TO THE CRAFT AND SCULPTURE WORKSHOP + CIM

Get to know in first-hand the work of the artisan by visiting an authentic craftsman’s workshop, where you can see how different pieces of marble are made by hand.

REVIEWS AND OPINION

MAIN ATRACTIONS

MARBLE MORTAR

Marble mortar is a very popular object that has become our tourist icon

FOUNTAIN OF THE LIONS

Replica of the Fountain of the lions of the Alhambra, installed in the Plaza de la Constitución in Macael with the aim of enhancing the use of its marble in art throughout history

MOSAIC DREAM OF A STONEMASON

An impressive mosaic designed by the sculptor Eduardo Cruz located on the 94 steps that make up one of the most iconic streets of Macael

MONUMENT TO THE STONEMASON

It is a memorial located in a semicircular square where a large sculpture sculpted on a “mass” of white marble is located. After it you can see 4 bas-reliefs made by hand by different local artisans in which different historical periods are represented

HISTORICAL RECREATION STONEMASONS AND CHIEFTAINS IN THE FIGHT FOR MARBLE

An opportunity to live the past and to know what it means to be a stonemason in Macael through the lawsuit of the quarries

EUROPEAN MARBLE ITINERARY

An itinerary that brings together the four most important European regions in the extraction of marble

INDUSTRIAL AND SCIENTIFIC TOURISM OF ALMERIA

Product club that allows to gather in the same place the destinations of scientific-industrial tourism in the province of Almeria

MARBLE TRAIL

The marble path goes into the heart of the quarries through which the transformation of the landscape is appreciated.

Macael Turismo

LocaTION

Garcia Lorca Street, 50, 04867 Macael,Almería

Contact

Phone : 950128916

Email : info@macaelturismo.com

Timetable

Open Tuesday to Sunday

Holidays included (Sunday and Monday in the afternoon is closed)

May- October:10: 00 to 14:00 and 18:00 to 20:00.

November- April: 10:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 19:00.

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