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Around Aneto

THIS three-day walk takes the protagonist into the glacial heart of the Pyrenees. The route circles the highest peaks in the mountain chain –...

Benasque – part 1

By Dave Jones THIS week we revisit Benasque – one of the prime locations in the Pyrenees for a spot of winter walking. For those...

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...

Around Puig Campana

THIS walk offers a complete circuit around Puig Campana (1,410 metres) – the volcano-like mountain behind Benidorm. The PR-CV 289 footpath allows the walker to...

Mediodía ridge

THE LONG raking Mediodía ridge divides the Vall de Laguart from the Vall d’Ebo and at its north-eastern end from Pego. It is one of...

Aitana

By Dave Jones THIS walk is the shortest of the routes up Aitana, Alicante’s highest mountain at 1,558 metres. Starting from the Font de L’Arbre...

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....

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...

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...

Pico del Obispo (2,014m)

THE PICO del Obispo (the Bishop's Peak), at a strapping 2,014 metres, is Murcia's highest mountain. Standing in the west of the region, near...

Aitana ravine route

THIS route up Aitana is the most direct that I have found, taking in one of the most spectacular features of this wonderful massif...

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...

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....

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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Brexit passport rule changes

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