Heat wave forces closure of Caminito del Rey cliff-face walkway

The famous gorge walk.
The famous gorge walk. / ÑITO SALAS
  • The Malaga tourist attraction was closed on Sunday and will remain so this Monday, 16 August

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Malaga province has been forced to close for two days, due to weather alerts for high temperatures in the region.

As the state weather agency, Aemet, warned of temperatures that could exceed 40 degrees, visitors were advised on the attraction’s Twitter account that it would be closed on Sunday, 15 August and also this Monday, 16 August.

People who had booked tickets for either of the dates were told that they could rebook their visits for another day or request a refund via the website: