“I enjoyed the weather, companionship.STRESS FREE -Very organised, relaxing, helpful, well-informed guides” Denise Thomson, Hillary Kerr & Marie Briggs, March 2012
Single centre holiday in Andalucia white village
Five star walking with experienced guides
Deserted beaches, hidden valleys and wonderful ridge top trails
Delicious food & wine are all part of the Walk Andalucia experience
7 nights' accommodation
Breakfast starter pack
6 meals + wine (except on rest day)
Semana Santa Parades on Easter Sunday
Programme of Walks
Picnics on Walks
Day 1: Airport transfers, welcome lunch, walking tour of Torrox Pueblo, evening drinks and discussion of timetable, dinner at Village restaurant
Day 2: Cortijo Malteza & Stone Arch 7.5Km (4.5 Miles) / 1050 feet / 3-3.5 hours
Shorter walk through quiet, unspoilt countryside via the Aroyo de los Colmenalejos (dry river valley named after beekeepers who still use this area for honey making). Pass under an incredible natural stone arch and climb to a ruined farm with lovely views to the higher peaks and down to the sea.
Circular walk around historic Comares, one of the highest villages in Andalucia (c.2500 ft), with views of Sierras Enmedio and Tejeda, including La Maroma, climb to summit of Masmullar and ruins of 9th century Moorish settlement.
Evening : Buffet at Cortijo la Paz
Day 4: Rio Torrox Circular (via Loma Coscoja) 11Km (6.75 miles), 1100 feet, 4.5 hours
Circular walk from rear of village, initially along the fertile Rio Torrox valley - watch out for olive trees, almond, orange, lemon, nispero, nispero, chirimoya, avocado and a wide range of vegetables. Then climb to a ridge with spectacular 360 degree views, including the Sierra Almijara, La Maroma, Frigiliana, Nerja and, of course, the sea.
15:00 Andalucia Feast at Maria's Cortijo
Day 5: Free
Day 6: Acebuchal & Ermita la Caliza Extension - Grade 3 12Km (7.5 miles), 1500 feet, 4-5 hours
Walk through recentluy restored and re-poppulated pretty white mountain village o f Acebuchal, then up dry river valley through pine trees. Start to climb along good track, then over pass into wild valley beyond. Route takes us close to impressive high peaks of Cerro Cisne and El Lucero, and up to r uins of Ermita, an excellent picnic site with sea and mountain views. Return via forest track.
Dinner at Village Restaurant
Day 7: Cerro Atalaya 9.5Km (6 Miles) / 2050 feet
Exhilerating circular walk from disused hydro-electric station at Canillas de Albaida through lush, shady forest to rocky summit with the very best views of the Sierras Tejeda, Alhama & Almijara.
Dinner at local restaurant
Day 8: Transfer to Airport and Adios from Walk Andalucia!