Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Benijófar to the giant’s cauldron

AS befits a giant’s cauldron, there is more than one way to reach the one in the Vega Baja, which lies between Benijófar 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...

Ombria d’Alfaro

THE SUMMIT of the Ombria d’Alfaro offers wonderful views over large swathes of the mountainous north of Alicante province. The striking Serrella ridge, the...

Sierra de Mariola

THIS route follows the PR-CV 56 waymarked footpath into the Sierra de Mariola. It’s a pleasant round walk on country lanes, with the higher...

Hecho Valley

By Dave Jones THE HECHO Valley in the Pyrenees, to the west of the historic city of Jaca, is a verdant area which is well...

Return to the Tena

By Dave Jones THE HUGE snowfall at the weekend in the Pyrenees was something to behold. Waking up on Sunday (April 1) with nearly half...

Around Aneto

After working hard to get up to the Salenques pass at 2,809 metres, the walker can enjoy a well-earned rest – and awe-inspiring views...

Cocoll (1,048 metres)

THIS is a well-signposted walk from the village of Benigembla up to the summit of Cocoll (1,048 metres). The route makes use of the...

Summer walks

IT'S that time of year again. The heat has descended. Mad dogs and Englishmen are the only ones venturing out in the midday sun, etc....

Nerpio – part 1

By Dave Jones NERPIO is very much a border town. It stands in Albacete province, just over the border from Murcia – but also very...

Menejador (1,352 metres)

By Dave Jones THIS route is at its best on a cold, crisp winter morning. It makes use of two waymarked short distance footpaths in...

Back to the lakes – part 4

THIS is a tough all-day walk – one which takes the protagonist to a point that offers stupendous views over large swathes of the...

Cataluña’s lakes

WATER, water everywhere….. which comes from the melting snow. A walk in the Aigüestortes national park in the Pyrenees of Cataluña means never having to...

Catral’s nature area

By Dave Jones THIS is short route which runs from Catral village to the nature area (Aula de Naturaleza) on the edge of El Hondo...

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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...