If you like to keep moving, there is no shortage of great places to go hiking in Spain! No matter if you are in Galicia, Asturias, Pyrenees, Andalucia, and many other areas, you will be sure to have a great connection with nature. We of course are based in Costa Tropical, so most of what we share will be for nearby day trips from Almuñécar.
We have compiled a great list of resources to help you explore a bit off the beaten track as well as some more basic walking guides. Get moving and discover all that Spain has to offer.
Hiking in Spain Guides
These are some of our favorite guides available to have in hand with you. The options are really endless, but there is something to be said about having a book with you in person or on your electronic device. No need for wifi or mobile phone coverage.
Walking in Almuñécar
AlmunecarInfo.com provides self-guided walking tours of Almuñécar and the surrounding areas. These are all self-guided walking tours that provide you with directions, as well as historical information and tips. Our passion is traveling, exploring, and experiencing. Our mission is to provide a quick and easy source of information to print and take with you when you visit. Click here for more information now!
Mediterranean Park Almuñécar
Enjoy a hike, walk, or picnic at Parque Mediterráneo Almuñécar (Mediterranean Park). Surrounded by nature, paths, beaches & gorgeous sea views too. We shared a few photos of the Mediterranean Park on social media and they were a big hit. Many people wanted to know more about where it was located and how to access it. Therefore we are going to take you on a photo walk and provide you with more information about Parque Mediterráneo en Almuñécar!
Walking / Hiking in the Costa Tropical & Nearby
Endorsed by the municipal hiking programs in towns such as Maracena (Cultural Hiking and Sports Hiking) or Salobreña, there is now the Alfacar a series of routes led by professional mountain guides with extraordinary technical backgrounds.
The routes have been designed so that anyone with a suitable physical condition can participate in them.
If you want to enjoy a unique experience that combines sport, nature, and friendship, we are waiting for you on the first route that we have prepared for you. Read the full 2021/22 senderismo program
- The tourism board’s walking groups (senderismo) and more.
- Ayuntamiento sports clubs (Fishing, diving, chess, tennis, padel, Aikido, Judo, kickboxing, cycling, futbol, handball, basketball, shooting, bmx, petanca, moto, paragliding, ping pong, volleyball, gymnastics, and more) – read more here.
- Sexi Senderistas – Free and no membership.
You will find frequent walks with this local group Sexi Senderistas – see upcoming walking events here.
- Hiking club – link here.
Hiking in Spain Online
- Here is a downloadable pdf for hiking in the Nerja area.
- Hiking Trails on Wikiloc. These provide you with several walks and or hikes in the Almuñécar area. Of course, you can adjust the filters to select the easy, moderate, or advanced walks. You may also select a walk by length. If you would like more hiking in Spain, just change the filters so you see more than the Almuñécar area.
- Trek Sierra Nevada is really wonderful and provides very detailed hiking trails with excellent information.
Rio Chillar (Nerja) – easy/moderate
A great family day out for anyone looking to get away from the beach is to walk up the Rio Chillar in Nerja. It is one of the few walks in the area, that is possible during the height of the Andalusian summer.
Cañada Sereno – easy
Great family walks with a lovely meadow where you can stop for a picnic halfway round. Stone benches with fantastic views mean that there are plenty of places where you can stop for a breather. Refill your water bottles at the source of the River Darro, one of the two rivers that run through Granada.
NW Sierra Nevada, Monachil – moderate
The walk skirts the edge of the urban area between Granada and Monachil, and can therefore be accessed at several points: the Los Rebites and Mundo Nuevo areas of Huétor Vega (just outside Granada), and Monachil village. Click here for detailed information
Río Verde – difficult
This walk takes you down into a dramatic gorge where you can take a refreshing dip in the lovely green waters of the Rio Verde. In the gorge, peaceful pools alternate with waterfalls and fast-flowing rapids. Before you reach the gorge, the walk descends through a landscape of pine trees and wild herbs, past a fascinating waterfall with calcified tree trunks.
Melegís – Reservoir – easy
A very pleasant stroll through the orange groves of the Lecrín Valley, this circuit starts in the pretty, white village of Melegís, and also takes in the Béznar reservoir.
Albuñuelas – Río Saleres – easy
A short walk that goes out along the GR-7 long-distance walking trail before returning on the other side of the Saleres river. Lovely views of the villages in the Lecrín valley, as well as to El Caballo in the Sierra Nevada.
Cycling guides for Salobreña
Cycling in Spain
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