Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Bisaurín (2,670 metres)

BISAURÍN is the highest peak in this western section of the Pyrenees, with the giants of the range grouped in the centre of the...

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...

La Mata wine route

By Dave Jones THE START of the grape harvest in La Mata this week gives us an opportunity to revisit the walk which runs through...

Walking back to Spain

Day 2 – part 2 In today’s Costa Blanca News read about the second part of day two of the walk, returning to Baños de...

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...

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 into France

By Dave Jones IT’S a rather an exciting notion, walking from one country to another over a mountainous border to visit the neighbouring nation. Living...

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...

San Felipe Neri

THIS route allows the walker to see the rich farmland of the Vega Baja in all its glory, along with the irrigation systems which...

El Hondo walk

THIS walk is all about the birds. And they are everywhere at the moment. The route runs along La Raja lagoon in the municipality of...

Benasque – part 2

THE BASIC route outlined here, below the famous peaks of the Maladeta Massif, is one of the most popular in the Pyrenees. Best avoided...

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...

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...

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...

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