Spain is a hiker’s paradise offering a diverse landscape, tranquillity and great trails. Hiking in Spain is to experience some of the best hiking in Europe, apart from the wide variety of hiking areas it offers an incredibly diverse wildlife, a pleasant climate and a warm hospitality that make it an all year round destination for hiking holidays. Whether you are looking for long distance routes or quiet, ancient footpaths and majestic scenery then you can be sure of finding it somewhere in here.
Whatever it is you dream about when thinking about your ideal holiday hiking Spain has the answer, magical valleys, walking on stone pathways or alongside riverbanks, seeing Moorish castles or walking through vineyards. That is no problem as Spain offers all this and much more. You don’t need to be super fit or need to do much preparation – just a desire to go hiking, a rucksack and a pair of legs – and choose from the diversity of hiking areas the type of hiking holiday that best suits you.
The Castellon Maestrazgo is a mountainous region located at the eastern end of the Iberian System mountain range. It includes Castellón province and parts of the east of the Aragonese province of Teruel. This sparsely populated but rugged and mountainous area enjoys a rich diversity of flora and fauna. This is one of the quietest and least discovered areas for hiking in Spain.
The Picos de Europa is a mountain range some 20 km inland from the northern Spanish coastline and straddles the Autonomous Communities of Asturias, Cantabria and Castile and León, forming part of the Cantabrian Mountains. It is thought that the name comes from the peaks being the first sighting of landfall for ships returning from the Americas. This area has been on the hiking in Spain list for some time but despite its reputation still offers stunning mountainous scenery.
The Costa Blanca Mountains are the north-eastern extension of the Baetic System that stretches across the whole of southern Spain. It includes the northern part of Alicante Province in an an area known locally as Las Marinas. This mountainous area is known as the Costa Blanca Mountains by visitors from northern Europe due to its proximity to the Costa Blanca coastline. It offers provides a rich and varied landscape with rugged peaks and spectacular trails that are a delight for serious and casual hikers alike plus a Mediterranean climate ideal for winter hiking in Spain.
Over the coming months we will be expanding our hiking areas to offer hiking holidays and trekking holidays in all parts of Spain. We choose hiking areas that take you right off the beaten track and get you into the real Spain of small hospitable villages set in enchanting valleys and peaceful landscapes.
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