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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.

Bewertungen

Bewertung 8.7 | 3 Bewertungen | Nr. 4 in Europa
  • Miguel
  • Bewertung 9
  • Positiv Great landscapes all around, never too far from towns if necessary. Slightly off the beaten path, Sanabria is quite nice.
  • 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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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • The Way of St James - Spain
  • Guidebook to walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrim route, or Way of St James. A 778km trek through northern Spain from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela and onto Finisterre on the Galician coast. The camino usually takes between 4 and 5 weeks to hike. Guide to the Frances route, with maps and accommodation details. Read more
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United Kingdom
2013
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2013
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2003
  • Walking in the Cordillera Cantabrica
  • A guide to walking in the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range in northern Spain. This guidebook describes 60 routes spread throughout the area from selected valley bases with easy access. All the routes are circular and can be done in a day. In difficulty they vary from straightforward, half-day outings to strenuous, full-day ascents. Read more
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United Kingdom
2003
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Netherlands
2003
  • Wandelgids Walking in the Cordillera Cantabrica - Noord Spanje | Cicerone |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Walking in the Cordillera Cantabrica is a mountaineering guide to one of Spain’s premier ranges, and includes detailed descriptions for 60 routes spread around the whole of this magnificent... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2003
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids Merian Live De mooiste wandelingen in Barcelona | Deltas |
  • 10 volledig uitgestippelde wandelingen door het heden en verleden van de Catalaanse hoofdstad 10 wandelingen langs historische plaatsen en moderne bezienswaardigheden Gedetailleerde beschrijvingen van de wandelroutes Tips voor restaurants, tapasbars en cafés om onderweg even op adem te komen Praktische informatie om wegwijs te raken in de... Read more
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Netherlands
2015
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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
2014
  • 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
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Germany
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Germany
Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • The Mountains of Nerja
  • Guidebook to the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara Y Alhama mountains in the Spanish region of Axarquía. The 24 day walks are accessible from the holiday towns of Nerja and Vélez-Málaga on the Costa del Sol. Routes range from easy strolls to strenuous climbs. The mountains are largely limestone, with some summits reaching over 2000m. Read more
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United Kingdom
2014
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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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • The Mountains of Nerja: Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara Y Alhama
  • Guide to walking in the compact but action-packed mountain ranges just north of the seaside town of Nerja on the Costa del Sol, in southern Spain, less than an hour`s drive from Malaga airport. The ranges that make up the Sierras Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama National Park contain 50 summits of Munros status, as well as lots of wilderness areas... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Ordesa y Monte Perdido | Editorial Alpina |
  • Goede wandelkaart, met schaal 1:40.000 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. Deze kaart is inclusief een Engelstalig boekje met extra... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park Ed. Alpina 40K Map
  • Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park at 1:40,000 on a GPS compatible recreational map in an extensive and very popular series from Editorial Alpina, including a booklet with English language descriptions of several walks, climbs, etc.Contours are at 20m intervals, with relief shading and altitude colouring. An overprint highlights waymarked... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
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Netherlands
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Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Parc Natural de les Capçaleres del Ter i del Freser | Alpina |
  • Op de topografische wandelkaart (2 kaaten in een set) worden o.a. berghutten, campings aangeduid en hoogtelijnen, ingetekende wandelroutes en de GR paden (doorgaande langeafstandswandelpaden). De kaart is inclusief een Spaans boekje met extra informatie over aanwezige voorzieningen en enkele routes. (wandelen in de Pyreneeën) La recent creació... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 8 Reino de los Mallos | Editorial Pireneo |
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een klein deel van de Spaanse Pyreneeen. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. Spaanstalig, maar uitstekende kaart. Este mapa incluye los siguientes puntos de interés: Sierras de Gratal, Caballera, Lobarre, Agüero; Santo Domingo, La Peña; Ayerbe, Bolea, Loarre, Riglos, Villalangua, Longás;... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Ruta del Silenci, Serra de Montsant | Editorial Piolet |
  • Gedetailleerde wandelkaart van de Serra de Monstant in Catalonië; met daarop ingetekend de Ruta del Silenci/Ultra Trail Serra de Montsant. Watertappunten, sanitaire voorzieningen en gevaarlijke punten zijn aangegeven. Meertalige legenda; uitleg over de routes op de achterzijde. La Ruta del Silencio surge de un sueño. Un sueño entre una montaña;... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Montnegre Corredor | Editorial Alpina |
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een klein deel van de Spaanse Pyreneeen. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. Spaanstalig, maar uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. Op de topografische wandelkaart worden o.a. berghutten, campings aangeduid en hoogtelijnen, ingetekende wandelroutes en de GR paden (doorgaande... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Montnegre - Corredor Ed. Alpina 25K Map
  • The Montnegre - Corredor Natural Park on the Costa Brava presented by Editorial Alpina at 1:25,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map with an overprint highlighting hiking trails, various accommodation options, etc.Topography is shown by contours at 10m intervals, relief shading and vegetation colouring. In addition to footpaths, the... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Montserrat | Alpina |
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een klein deel van de Spaanse Pyreneeen / Catalonie. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. Spaanstalig, maar uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Parque Natural Sierra de Castril | Editorial Piolet |
  • Goede wandelkaart met hoogtelijnen en ingetekende wandelroutes van het Parque Natural Sierra de Castril in het zuidoosten van Spanje. Mapa de excursionismo del Parque Natural "Sierra de Castril"; situado en el extremo noroccidental de la provincia de Granada y colinda por el norte y el oeste con los abruptos relieves de las sierras prebéticas... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Vall de Sau - Collsacabra | Editorial Alpina |
  • Gedetailleerde wandelkaart van dit prachtige gebied. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. Spaans en deel in het engels, maar uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. A topographic tourist map and hiking guide with details of tourist attractions, hiking & sporting activities as well as transport information. An... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Valle de Benasque | Alpina |
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een klein deel van de Spaanse Pyreneeen. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. Spaanstalig, maar uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. Book Language: Catalan •Hiking map and guidebook •Scale 1:30.000 •Equidistance contours: 10 m distance •Master contours: at 50 m •Shady relief... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart El Montgo Parc Natural | Editorial Piolet |
  • Gedetailleerde waterproof topografische wandelkaart met ingetekende wandelroutes voor Serra i el Parc Natural del Montgó en omgeving in Valencia Deze gedetailleerde wandelkaart laat zien waar de diverse wandelroutes zijn, waar u hutten kunt vinden, en historisch interessante locaties in het gebied. Deze kaart kan in combinatie met GPS worden... Read more
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Netherlands
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Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Camino Portugués: Final Stage - Tui to Santiago Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • The final 110km of the Camino Portugués from Tui to Santiago. This section covers the last 100km of the route which is the minimum required to get your Compostela certificate in Santiago. It takes you through the friendly region of Galicia in Northern Spain until you reach your final destination, Santiago de Compostela. Following quiet country... Read more
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  • Walking in Tenerife Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Explore the contrasts of Tenerife on this wonderful self guided walking holiday. Tenerife, the largest, most varied and popular of the Canary Islands and is a perfect year-round walking destination. Walk through moonscapes of intense volcanic colour, lush forests filled with exotic vegetation and dramatic coastal landscapes. Woods of aromatic... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Mallorca: Soller Strolls
  • A single-centre walking holiday based in Soller, in the Sierra de Tramuntana. A relaxed single-centre walking holiday based at a boutique finca-style hotel in Soller. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Tramuntana Sierra offers dramatic mountain landscapes, rocky coastline, trails running through olive and citrus groves, and charming... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Camino del Norte Stage 1&2 Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Walk the first two stages of the Camino del Norte from San Sebastián to Santander. Walk the first two stages of the Camino del Norte, from San Sebastian to Santander. Starting in the European Capital of Culture 2016, San Sebastian, walk along the beautiful coastline of northern Spain before heading inland to the lush, green hills of the Basque... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Camino Portugués: Stage 1 & 2: Lisbon to Coimbra Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Combine the first two sections of the Camino Portugués. Combining the first two sections of the Camino Portugués means that you are getting to visit many of Portugal’s most important, historic cities as well as walking through some of its most beautiful scenery through the ‘Garden of Portugal.’ The walking on these two sections is mainly flat,... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Camino Stage 5 - O'Cebreiro to Santiago Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Stage 5 of the Camino, O'Cebreiro to Santiago 9 day and 8 night self guided walking holiday. Walk the last section of the Camino through rural Spain ending up in the fabulous city of Santiago de Compostela. A wonderful section of the walk and just enough mileage to gain your Compostela Certificate. This final stage passes through the sierra of... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • El Hierro: Edge of Europe
  • A self-guided walking tour exploring the pathways of the tiny but beautiful island of El Hierro, Canary Islands. The remarkable island outpost of El Hierro is perched on the westernmost outreaches of Europe; a true Atlantic gem with a rare sleepy charm and fantastic walking trails. Until Columbus set sail, El Hierro was seen as the ‘Ends of... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Menorca Coastal Trails
  • Self guided drive and hike holiday around the island of Menorca. A relaxed drive and hike holiday based in two boutique hotels on the west and south coast. Travelling by car around this unspoiled island, enjoy walking on gentle coastal trails between quiet coves and through wooded valleys. Discover the medieval towns of Ciutadella and... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Stage 1 - St Jean-Pied-de-Port to Logrono Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Walk the first stage of the Camino de Santiago from St-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Logrono. Walk the first stage of the Camino de Santiago, from St Jean which straddles the French and Spanish border, to Logrono in the famous wine growing region of Rioja. Undoubtedly the toughest stage of the whole Camino de Santiago, but one filled with rewards.... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Camino Inglés
  • A 116km pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. In the middle ages, the news of the Camino de Santiago spread all over Europe and Pilgrims from the UK and Ireland would sail down to A Coruña and Ferrol to start their pilgrimage to Santiago. Today we only use the route from Ferrol as it is over the 100km needed to gain your Compostela. The Camino... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Camino Portugués: Stage 1: Lisbon to Santarém Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • The first stage of the Camino Portugués - Lisbon to Santarém. This first stage of the Camino Portugués is relatively flat and easy going apart from the short climb up to Santarém at the very end of the section. Starting off in the vibrant city of Lisbon you walk north and eventually escape the urban sprawl to arrive in the ‘Garden of Portugal.’... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Camino Portugués: Full Walk: Lisbon to Santiago Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • The full 611km of the Camino Portugués pilgrimage. Walk the full Camino Portugués from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela, and enjoy a quieter Camino and a less travelled side of Portugal, but one which is no less inspiring. From the smells of cooking from the Churrascaria, the swell of emotion from your first sight of Santiago de Compostela,... Read more
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  • Trails of La Palma: La Isla Bonita
  • A self-guided walking tour exploring the wild north and volcanic central belt of La Palma, Canary Islands. La Palma is known as ‘La Isla Bonita’ for good reason; this beautiful isle is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, filled with deep gorges, laurel forests, dramatic cliffs and coastline. You can easily explore all of this thanks to La Palma’s... Read more
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  • Pete Mathers 2016-04-23 22:20:08
  • Walking the coast from Gibraltar to France
  • Hi. I'm planning to walk the coast of Spain from Gibraltar up into France. It's actually part of a larger project to walk the whole north coast of the Mediterranean. I hope to set off around Easter next year. I'm in the very early stages of planning my route at the moment and would be very grateful for any advice or suggestions for paths to take.

    At the start, for example, I'm thinking of heading up from Gibraltar to the GR7 and following that east for a bit then dropping down to Malaga. Or following the Great Malaga Path (GR249 - which doesn't seem to be no this site) and the GR92. Does anyone know if the Great Malaga Path is actually finished yet? And what it's like? Basically I'd love to hear from anyone who has walked the coast of Spain or part of it, who can recommend paths to take.
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  • david mazzei 2015-04-28 00:34:52
  • New Walker
  • Hi, I will be visiting Spain/Portugal in Oct from Vancouver. I am looking to do my first European Walk and thinking Southern Spain or Portugal . Being first time and going solo I'm looking for a moderate hike for a week or two. I want to be able to enjoy nature as well as the local culture. I would appreciate any suggestions.
    Thank you Dave
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