Will the Caminito del Rey re-open in May 2020?

UPDATE 15/05/2020 – Looking at the official website, as expected, the Caminito del Rey remains closed untill further notice.

There has been an announcement from the Malaga tourist board stating that the Caminito del Rey will re-open up it’s online reservation system for tickets on the 14th of May. They say that the walkway itself will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from the 29th of May.

Now, we must remember that Spain is in the process of de-escalating the state of emergency from the coronavirus outbreak. We have been in “phase 0” for 2 weeks and “phase 1” with further relaxation of laws starts on Monday the 11th of May 2020.

Yesterday, the Andalucian goverments said that all regions in Andalucia will enter into “phase 1” on the 11th of May EXCEPT the provinces of MALAGA and GRANADA. This means of course that the Caminito del Rey (in the province of Malaga) will probably not open at the end of May.

Each “phase” must last at least 2 weeks so the delay in moving from Phase 0 to phase 1 in Malaga province will certainly delay the reopening of the Caminito del Rey in May 2020

Coronavirus – Caminito del Rey closed

The Caminito del Rey will be closed from the 14th of March 2020

If you have tickets booked for these dates then visit the official website of the caminito del Rey to apply for a change of date or refund. (www.caminitodelrey.info)

If you are planning to visit the area around the Caminito del Rey in the coming weeks, please check with your hotel or tour provider as they will be able to give you current information.

On the World Health Organization website you can find information and guidance regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. Please visit the WHO page for daily updates.

https://www.who.int/

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More than 75,000 tickets go on sale to visit Caminito del Rey this winter 2019

Today at 12 pm (26th august 2019) entry tickets are available on the official website for the Caminito del Rey for the months of November, December and January

It is recommended to book now and well in advance, as tickets are often sold out online very quickly.The daily quota of visits every day is limited to 1,100 tickets for security reasons and to preserve the natural site.

At the online booking system you have the option of choosing a general self guide admission (10 euros) or the guided tour option that is available in both English and Spanish (18 euros)

Best of luck!

Official website for tickets is here.
http://www.caminitodelrey.info

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