Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Back to Benasque

By Dave Jones It’s a long way to Benasque – but it’s worth the effort. With copious winter snowfalls – and more in the spring...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bird hide route

THIS walk on the tracks of La Mata-Torrevieja natural park takes in two bird hides on La Mata lake and one watchtower. These offer...

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...

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...

Confrides snow walks

CONFRIDES village in the Guadalest Valley is a great start point for snow walks. There are a number of options available, ranging from a short...

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...

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...

Around Aneto

Day 1 (part 2) FROM the Vallibierna pass, the walker descends on the GR-11 footpath towards the glacial lake, the Estany de Cap de Llauset...

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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...