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Benasque

By Dave Jones The Plann d’Aiguallut is the most wonderful place I have seen on earth. I’ll tell you why. The walk up starts from the...

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...

Autumn in the Pyrenees

By Dave Jones AFTER a long, hot summer, life is returning to the Pyrenees with the precipitation that the autumn brings. Mountains streams have been...

Puig Campana ascent

By Dave Jones PUIG Campana (1,408 metres) is the volcano-like mountain which stands behind Benidorm in the municipality of Finestrat. Its formidable aspect makes the...

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...

Pyrenees autumn walk

By Dave Jones IT’S onto the GR-11 trans-Pyrenean footpath for our autumn walk. This stage, from Baños de Panticosa to Sallent de Gallego, is one...

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 the lost mountain – day 1

This long-distance walk starts and finishes in Torla – an attractive village/town in Huesca province which is the gateway to the Ordesa canyon and...

Benejúzar bound

By Dave Jones THIS route follows the left bank of the River Segura from Benijófar to Benejúzar. As such, it’s a celebration of all things...

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...

Aitana snow ascent

By Dave Jones Dozens of people decided to try to reach the summit of Alicante’s highest mountain, Aitana (1,558 metres) on Saturday. The main draw was...

Granja round walk

By Dave Jones THIS Vega Baja walk follows the PR-CV 447 waymarked route. It is well-signposted on most sections, taking in the villages of Granja de...

Monduver

Visible from miles away is the conical shape of Monduver, a final peak on an extensive ridge that finally lifts up to a perfectly...

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...

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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...