Spanien

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A land of marvellous nature and astounding contrasts, Spain has made remarkable progress over the past decades in developing hiking trails and facilities. All thanks to the efforts of the Federación Española de Alpinismo (Spanish Mountain Federation) and its many regional branches.

The Spanish Pyrenees are probably the best known hiking area, with the GR11 running all the way across from west to east, parallel to the French GR10. The most beautiful parts of the Pyrenees are protected, like Aigüestortes and Ordesa, and these can get very busy in summer. Another popular hiking area are the Picos de Europa, a limestone massif west of the Pyrenees. The rest of the Cantabrian mountain range, which runs al the way to the northwestern tip of Spain, is much less known. It is a relatively green area and a popular holiday destination for the Spanish themselves. Other mountain ranges, such as the Sierra Nevada, are hiking areas of old. Recent hiking tourism has resulted in the opening up of extraordinary landscapes, like the Extremadura on the border with Portugal which is well-known for its vultures and birds of prey, and of course Andalucia in the south.

Who hasn't heard of Camino de Santiago, the pilgrims' trail to Santiago de Compostela, which exerts an inexplicable attraction on hordes of people?! But there is much more and better too. Nowadays there are more than one hundred long distance trails in Spain. Like in France, these are called GR (Sendero de Gran Recorrido) and marked in red and white. Not surprisingly the "Topoguias" look the same as those of their northern neighbours.

Shorter hiking trails are marked in green and white (Sendero Local) or yellow and white (Sendero de Pequeño Recorrido).

Lastly there are several islands that deserve attention: the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands offer fantastic hiking opportunities. Some long distance footpaths have been established here.

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Bewertung 8.5 | 2 Bewertungen | Nr. 3 in Europa
  • pc22
  • Bewertung 9
  • Positiv I have walked across Spain twice now and also walked in the Picos mountains, the Cannary islands and across the mountains of Mallorca. The weather seems to be mostly amazing, great diversity of wildlife....in the main the people are friendly and usually relaxed....The Picos mountains in particular were sublime
  • Tanja Laitila
  • Bewertung 8
  • Positiv Good weather all year round, small rural roads and tracks all over to choose and build your own hike with a bit of imagination and liking to adventure.
  • Negativ Angry dogs loose around rural areas.
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De Zwerver
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2014
  • Wandelgids walking Barcelona | National Geographic | National Geographic
  • See the best of Barcelona with this streamlined walking guide, complete with 13 step-by-step itineraries and maps, to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place in elegant text enhanced by... Read more
De Zwerver
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  • Wandelgids Wandelvakantie in Cómpeta - Andalusie | Joost Schepel |
  • De Sierras de Almijara y de Tejeda zijn bergketens met indrukwekkende toppen tot tegen de 2000 meter. Het ligt ten noordoosten van Malaga. In 1998 heeft Andalusië hier een gebied zo groot als de halve provincie Utrecht tot beschermd natuurgebied verklaard. Je kunt hier dagen wandelen zonder iemand tegen te komen. Het witte bergdorp Cómpeta,... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Wandelgids The Mountains of Nerja | Cicerone | Jim Ryan
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van een gerenommeerde Engelse uitgever. De tochten zijn met zorg beschreven en voorzien van allerhande nuttige informatie. A guidebook to 24 graded day walks in the mountains of the Sierras Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama in the region of Axarquia. All routes are accessible from the holiday towns of Nerja and Velez-Malaga on... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids Walk! The Alpujarras | Discovery Walking Guides Ltd |
  • This is a comprehensive walking guide to the Alpujarras region of Andalucia. Fully detailed walk descriptions include route summary, frequent timings, colour 40K maps and GPS waypoints. Accommodation and regional background are information included. It is written in Charles Davis' informative and inspirational style. Walk! The... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids Wanderführer Mallorca| Hikeline |
  • Handzame gids met een goede beschrijving van een groot aantal dagtochten in dit gebied. De gids is in spiraalbinding en elke pagina is op scheur- en watervast papier gedrukt. Daar is echt over nagedacht! Mallorca ist die größte Insel der Balearen, was in ihrem Namen schon abzulesen ist (lat. insula maior). Die Balearen liegen im westlichen... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
  • Wandelgids Footsteps Through the City of Malaga | Footsteps guides |
  • Stadswandelgidsje met veel leuke wetenswaardigheden, historische anecdotes en illustraties. Part One provides simple directions to guide you along a circular walking route, linking key city features: making the ‘journey between’ as important a part of your visit as the key-note attractions. And alongside the fool-proof route directions, in... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2003
  • OPRUIMING Wandelgids Guía del reino de los Mallos | Editorial Pireneo |
  • van 15.00 voor 5 euro Spaantalige wandelgids van een bepaald bekend wandelgebied net ten zuiden van de SPaanse pyreneeen. Voor de liefhebber en goede lezer een uitstekende informatieve gids. Es, pues, esta guía, un encuentro con el paisaje y el arte, con senderos que unieron pueblos y establecieron lazos a través de ellos. Con ella... Read more
Bol.com
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
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  • Geplastificeerde wandelkaart van de Alpujarras met hoogtelijnen en graden. The third edition of the popular Alpujarras Tour & Trail Super-Durable Map is new for 2013. The definitive map for this exciting region now includes 20 metre and 100 metre contours to give a true feel to the landscape. The new GR240 & GR7 (Gran Recorido long distance... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2009
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2008
  • Wandelkaart Catllaràs Picancel | Editorial Alpina |
  • Goede wandelkaart van dit gebied met alle noodzakelijke informatie als berghutten, campings. Kleurgebruik vrij fel, waardoor hoogtes goed uitkomen. Wandelroutes zijn ingetekend en de GR paden (doorgaande wandelpaden) zijn weergegeven met een teken of nummer. • Mapa excursionista y guía • Escala: 1:25.000 • Equidistancia: 10 m • Curvas maestras:... Read more
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