These old Roman and medieval quarries are located about 3 kilometres from Estepa towards El Rubio.
These quarries were mined for large stones that could be easily cut and shaped for mills and presses. The centuries-old mining operations created the straight strips that give this place its unique appearance. There is a cave or cavern in one the cuts in which the famous bandit Juan Caballero took refuge.
There are wild olive trees, almond trees, yellow broom, and leafy clusters of the Mediterranean fan palm.
Eagle owls, griffon vultures, goldfinches, amongst others, are a common sight.