The Sierra is one of the last foothills of the Betic Cordilleras.
It has a quadrangular shape and an alignment from southwest to northeast.
The predominant material is limestone, although the intense tectonic activity has caused the existence of very varied landscapes.
The maximum height of the mountain range is the peak of the Montcabrer, with 1390 m, being the third of the province of Alicante. In addition to this, there are numerous peaks of more than one thousand meters, such as Alto de Mariola (1,158 m), El Contador (1,232 m) and El Portín (1,081 m) Continue reading “Sierra de Mariola (Alicante)”