Benissili Castle in the Gallinera Valley
Spring in the castle of Benissili
Gallinera Valley
Benissili Castle in the Gallinera Valley
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The last castles of Al-Azraq, Benissili fortress

Gallinera Valley

100 €/p.p.
Clock icon Length Double horizontal arrow Distance Difficulty Difficulty Slope Slope
3.5/4h 7km Medium 350m

Located at the western entrance to the valley, the 13th century castleremains, the last Arab bastion in these mountains, stand the test of time majestically dominating this part of the valley.

Oxytours offers you the possibility to know this area through this itinerary which takes in not only the cherry farms but also the once inhabitedIberian remains of Xarpolar.

There are a great deal of elements which allow us to encounter the Valley’s ancient inhabitants, thanks to the chalk ovens or spectacular amphitheatre bench seating.

This area is of great environmental value due to its varied botanical species used in the traditional methods for medicinal or domestic applications.

There is no better way to end the morning than speaking about what you have seen and experienced in this wonderful surroundings while tasting the excellent cuisine. We have selected a restaurant which upholds not only artisan traditions but also the quality of produce found in this unique valley.

To end the trip journey excursion you might wish to extend your day by booking a visit to a Cherry Co-operative. This is available at a small extra charge. Here we will sample their produce, discovering its social and economic important.

Come with us and discover this extraordinary hidden area where you will enjoy spectacular scenery and have the Vizir’s castle at your feet, whole Valleys and even the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea in the background. An experience you will never forget.

An experience you will never forget.


  • 08:30-09:30 Pick up from your accommodation *
  • 10:00 Start guided hike by our Tour leader
  • 11.30 Break for snack
  • 14:00 Lunch at our selected restaurant
  • 18:00 Transfer to accommodation of client and end of the journey
  • * Exact time to be determined depending of your location

Prices by number of people

  • 100 by person (VAT incl.)(4 to 8 people groups). Check price for a different number of participants.

Price includes

  • Transfers from your accommodation to the area to visit
  • Full guide service throughout
  • 5 course traditional lunch (set menu).
  • Mid morning snack
  • Personal insurance

Price not includes

  • Visit to the cherry Co-operative (Additional extra. Booking as an option)

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  • Minimum 2 people, maximum 8. For a different number contact us.
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