Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

Pyrenees paradise – Part 2

THOSE who read last week’s walk may be glad to know that this week’s offering is easier on the legs. The basic route up...

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...

Panticosa round walk – day 1 (part 1)

The route from Panticosa to Formigal via the Tebarray pass (2,771 metres) is a beast of a walk in anyone’s book. It measures some...

The giant’s cauldron

THE TIRED travel mag expression 'hidden gem' is not one that I've tried to spring on readers before. But this walk had me giving...

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...

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...

Back to the lakes – part 3

THIS route would definitely be in my top 10 all-time favourite walks. It is an absolute delight from start to finish. After completing 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...

Camprodon

By Dave Jones THE HISTORIC town of Camprodon in the Pyrenees of Cataluña is a wonderful base for a short walking holiday. Lying at the...

Summer walks – part 5

THE TWO-day walk from Panticosa to San Nicolas de Bujaruelo will take some organising. Those who are going up to either of these wonderful...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Benidorm locks-up again

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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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...