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MINING LANDSCAPES AND TOWNS - LA UNIÓN Ref#: I020101
Tour by foot and tram near old abandonned industrial mining facilities (shafts, washing centres, turrets, ovens..) across the lunar landscape around them (dry river beds, waste mounds, slags...) and near the mining towns of La Unión and El Llano del Beal. Breakfast and/or lunch at a mining tavern or "venta"/restaurant or pic-nic. Also visit to an interesting Mining Museum (full day tour only). BOTH FULL AND HALF-DAY TOURS ARE AVAILABLE (see more info in itinerary below).
Mining areas in our way: "La Parreta" (Alumbres), "Esperanza", "Cabezo Rajao", "El Descargador" (La Unión), "Las Matildes" (El Beal), Cabezo de San Ginés (El Estrecho), "Los Blancos" (Llano del Beal).
Lanscapes in the protected natural area of the "Landscapes of Mar Menor".
Time distribution (approx. - full day tour): walking, 30 % (minimal difficulty); breaks/lunch, 37 %; visits to towns, mines, museum, 33 %.
Requirements: adequate sport shoes and clothing; sunglasses and cap/hat (summer); drinking water; binoculars recommended.
Possible tour variations: Bus or private transport (instead of tram); visit to Portmán (instead of La Unión).
Foto: old machinery room of "Mina Blanca" (White Mine)
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