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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...

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...

Benijófar to the giant’s cauldron

AS befits a giant’s cauldron, there is more than one way to reach the one in the Vega Baja, which lies between Benijófar and...

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...

Cocoll (1,048 metres)

THIS is a well-signposted walk from the village of Benigembla up to the summit of Cocoll (1,048 metres). The route makes use of the...

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...

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...

Barranc del Infern

THIS ROUTE lies inside Font Roja natural park. It could be done on a hot and steamy summer's evening, taking advantage of the height...

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...

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