Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Summer walks part 4

Bujaruelo back to Panticosa – Day 2 WAKING up in San Nicolas de Bujaruelo is an experience you will never forget. Even in high summer,...

Around Aneto

Day 2 part 1 The second leg of the walk is a dawn to dusk affair. It’s a brutally tough day’s walking – but also...

Panticosa round walk – day 1 (part 1)

The route from Panticosa to Formigal via the Tebarray pass (2,771 metres) is a beast of a walk in anyone’s book. It measures some...

Summer walks part 2

Panticosa to Bujaruelo Day 1 (part 1) MAKE no mistake, this is a gruelling two-day walk. You will need to start early (before 07.00) and...

Winter walks – part 2

THE TENA Valley is the closest high-mountain area of the Pyrenees to the Costa Blanca. It offers almost limitless possibilities for hiking, with short...

Around Aneto

Day 3 THE FINAL day of the walk is a stroll in the park compared with what has gone before. With just 8km to cover back...

Around Aneto – the practicalities

By Dave Jones THE THREE-day walk described over previous weeks took the protagonist into the glacial heart of the Pyrenees. The route circled the highest peaks...

Pyrenees paradise – Part 1

If you like your lakes (glacial, of course), then this is the place for you. The ‘ibónes’, as they are called in Aragón region, are...

Cataluña’s lakes – part 4

HAVING completed the 4.4km from Cavallers reservoir to the stepping stones just short of the Ventosa i Calvell mountain refuge, there are several options...

Walking into France – Day 1

This two-day walk sets out from Baños de Panticosa following the GR-11 trans-Pyrenean footpath to the Bachimaña Alto reservoir, where our route carries straight...

Walking back to Spain

Day 2 – part 1 THIS is one of the hardest day’s walking you will ever do. The route will take between 9.5 to 11...

Between two windmills

By Dave Jones THIS route could be called a short walk in San Pedro del Pinatar regional park – for that is what it is....

Deaths in the mountains

SPAIN is the second most mountainous country in Europe after Switzerland. It is home to some stupendously beautiful mountain ranges that beg to be explored...

Benasque – part 2

By Dave Jones WITH autumn arriving this week, heralding the start of the walking season in south-east Spain, there is still time to escape to...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...