Cortijada Los Gázquez
La Hoya de Carrascal
Vélez Blanco 04830

Getting here

By Plane

Our closest airports are Alicante, Murcia (San Javier), Almería and Granada. These are all around two hours away from Los Gázquez.

International flights are most commonly into Madrid and we would recommend that you transfer for Granada.

British Airways are flying to Granada from London City Airport (follow this link ). Highly recommended.

By Train

RENFE are the Spanish train operators. For more personal information we recommend ‘The Man in Seat Sixty One’ . Our closest main train stations are Lorca or Murcia.

To get to Los Gázquez by train you can depart via Alicante or Murcia and your destination is Lorca via the ‘cercanías’ .

By Coach

ALSA are the main coach operator in Spain.

By Taxi

Transfers by taxi can be arranged with prior notification.

By Car

Often the cheapest and most convenient way to get to Los Gázquez from the airport is to hire a small car.

From Vélez Rubio to Los Gázquez

  • From Velez Rubio drive to Velez Blanco taking the first turn into the village.
  • Follow the lane through the village until you come to the 'Visitor’s Centre' on your left.
  • Take the first turn on your right near a bus stop and signs for ‘Almohallas, Las Juntas y Cueva Ambrosio’.
  • At this point it is a good idea to set your distance to zero on your vehicle.
  • At the first fork, take the left turn to ‘zona de acampada’.
  • Follow the tarmac covered road.
  • After 1.6 km pass the new cemetery on your right.
  • After 3.5 km pass a sign on your left for ‘Cortijo Rio Claro’.
  • After 5.26 km pass a shrine to the ‘Virgen del Camino’ on the left.
  • At 8.5 km you will come to a five way junction. Take the first right signposted ‘senderos’ leaving the tarmac. From here on it’s a gravel road.
  • At 10.9 km pass a turning on your left signposted ‘La Hoya’.
  • At 11.5 km the road forks. Take the lefthand road signposted ‘senderos’ and ‘Larga’, ‘inicio norte’.
  • At 13.1 km take the left hand turning signposted ‘Cortijada Los Gázquez’.
  • You have reached your destination.