The tourism promotion of Mijas is combined with the protection of its natural space, for which the City Council has created a specialized topographic map of the sierra massif, a new tool made available to tourists who go hiking and of which 2,000 plans have been published, as announced this Friday by the Councilor for the Environment, Arancha López.
The mayor stressed that this map is “the first of its characteristics because it is thought pairto high performance hikers or specialized in mountain, and in which, in addition to the paths that run through it, its main points of interest such as its caves, ravines or unique trees”.
In this sense, López has highlighted that this personalized plan focuses on the Sierra de Mijas and is found “available in four languages such as Spanish, English, French and German”. In addition, it also “includes a QR code thanks to which you can download much more information about the most outstanding landmarks of this great natural space that we have in the municipality.”
“An edit has been made first batch of 2,000 units of this topographic map”, pointed out the mayor responsible for the Environment, “a map that It also indicates the areas of unevenness and that it has been prepared through the work of a team of local informants, so it offers first-hand, truthful and up-to-date information”.
López has also highlighted that these plans have been printed on stone paper, what is a materialtotally ecological and very resistant and that in fact it is waterproof, so it is specially designed to be durable and to be used by high level hikers for a long time”.
For his part, the Councilor for Tourism, José Carlos Martín, also the first deputy mayor of Mijas, has reported that with this map seeks “not only to create a tool for nature loversbut also to take steps to advance further in the promotion of our townsince although Mijas is a well-established destination, we must continue working to increase its added value with the implementation of this type of initiative”.
Thus, in addition to publicize the natural and landscape wealth of the Sierra de Mijas, “this type of joint impulses between departments increase the number of tools with which we can keep attracting visitors who seek in our municipality that extra point that makes Mijas such a demanded destination”. Martín has also highlighted the “exemplary teamwork that has been carried out between the Environment and Tourism areas to carry out this project”.
Visitors who wish may purchase this map through the environment department of Mijas, although it is also available in the local tourist offices, present in the three nuclei: Mijas Pueblo, Las Lagunas and La Cala de Mijas.