From Istán to the "Charco del Canalón"

From Istán to the "Charco del Canalón"

Ideal Summertour, with a swim in the river under the waterfall

Our walk starts in the centre of Istan, a charming mountain village above the Rio Verde Dam, one of the main reservoirs of the Costa del Sol. We follow the valley of the Río Verde to Charco del Canelón, a popular destination for those who enjoy a cool dip in the river! The path leads past farms with fertile gardens and orchards, and is very pleasant to walk.

We spend some time at the river by the waterfall, please bring a sandwich, there are no bars nearby (you can also buy something in the village before we start walking).


 easy, 8km (one way, we have a car for the return) 3 hours


↑481m ↓504m

Please bring:

Hiking shoes, sandwich, sun and rain protection, camera and plenty of water. Bring a bathing suite if you want to swim in the river.

Pick up times:Istan

Estepona 8:00
Marbella: 8:30

Expected return

16:00 to 17:00

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