Walking in Spain

See the sights of wild Andalucia

In autumn, winter, and spring the climate is perfect for a walking holiday in Spain (Andalucia) in the beautiful countryside around Cómpeta (usually 10 to 15ºC higher than Great Britain and the Netherlands). Cómpeta is an ideal starting point for a varied walking holiday as it lies immediately adjacent to the Parque Natural de las Sierras Almijara y Tejeda national park. So come see us, to increase your fitness and de-stress – Walk Spain!

Several trips from our most popular walking package in Cómpeta start directly from your doorstep. For other walks, we take you by Land Rover deep into the national park so you won’t have to walk the same stretch twice. We know the area thoroughly and will show you the best spots and nicest routes for an unforgettable walking holiday in Spain.

You will walk in a rugged, mountainous area in Andalucia. Some climbing and descending is required, but you can enjoy unforgettable views! On a clear day you can see as far as Africa (the Rif Mountains in Morocco), Gibraltar in the South & West and the Sierra Nevada in the East.

Walking Tours in Spain offers a wide range of walking holidays in southern Spain: 2 different 8-day walking packages around Cómpeta; a 1-day climb up La Maroma; a 2-day trek to Fornes; a 3-day trek to Alhama de Granada; an 8-day trek from Cómpeta to Granada, an 8-day trek from Cómpeta to Alfarnatejo and a 7-day trek from Cómpeta via Acebuchal to Nerja. Please browse the list below for detailed information on all the Walk Spain treks and hikes we offer.

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Walking Around CómpetaWalking Around Cómpeta

  • Two eight-day walking packages around Cómpeta.
  • Spectacular walking for anyone in good health.
  • From €109 to €198 per person.

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Cabo de Gata BeachWalking in Cabo de Gata

  • 1 Week Holiday.
  • A wild old volcanic landscape with a rough coast varied by beautiful bays and beaches, with little tourism.
  • €218 per person.

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Alhama de GranadaTrek from Cómpeta to Alhama de Granada

  • A 3-day trek.
  • This stunning trek is a must for the experienced walker and nature lover.
  • €105 per person with 2 overnights, or €165 per person with 4 overnights.

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Fornes TrekTrek from Cómpeta to Fornes & Jatar Gorge

  • A 2-day trek.
  • Spectacular trek over the mountain range to Fornes (Granada) and back to Cómpeta.
  • €55 per person incl. accommodation, dinner, breakfast and a packed lunch.

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Trekking the Sierra Nevada: Mulhacen and VeletaTrekking the Sierra Nevada: Mulhacen and Veleta

  • Guided 8-day trek in the Sierra Nevada, climbing the highest mountains: Mulhacen (3482 m) and Veleta (3394 m).
  • An opportunity to visit the Alhambra in Granada.
  • €590 per person: half board.

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Walk to GranadaTrek from Cómpeta to Granada

  • 8-day trek from Cómpeta to Granada, with baggage transport.
  • The last 2 nights in an excellent hostel in Granada, where you have the opportunity to visit the world-famous Alhambra.
  • Individuals: €348; Groups €428 (per person).

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Hike Cómpeta to AlfarnatejoTrek from Cómpeta to Alfarnatejo

  • 8-day trek from Cómpeta to Alfarnatejo, with baggage transport.
  • Visit Puerto Blanquillo, La Rahije, Canillas de Aceituno, Alcaucin, Ventas Zafarraya and Alfarnatejo.
  • €246 per person (minimum 2 people).

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Climb La MaromaClimb La Maroma

  • Climb the highest mountain in the province of Malaga, La Maroma (2067 m).
  • A spectacular walk for anyone in good health.
  • Price €17.50 per person, incl. transfer.

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Hike Cómpeta to NerjaHike from Cómpeta to Nerja via Acebuchal

  • 6-day trek with or without baggage transport.
  • 2 nights in Cómpeta, 2 nights in Acebuchal and 2 nights Nerja.
  • Walk in the challenging nature reserve of the Almijara Mountains.
  • €190 per person, or €230 including baggage transport.

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4 Andalucian Landscapes4 Andalucian landscapes: 14 day Trek

  • 14-day Andalucian walking tour with baggage transport.
  • You can make this trek as easy or heavy as you like!
  • €489 per person based on: 2 sharing, all local transfers, baggage transport from Cómpeta to El Palo and 13 overnights.

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GR7 Long Distance PathTrekking Along the GR7 Route

  • Walking a route which passes through some of the most beautiful natural areas of Spain.
  • With information if you plan to do it yourself.
  • We also run two guided tours, please contact us for prices.

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The Rules of The Mountains:

Six months a year (from May to October) it hardly ever rains; everything is then cork dry.

  1. During the other months, there can be occasional rainfall, but the sun will dry everything soon after, so never throw away cigarette ends on your walks and never make a fire in the national park.
  2. The weather in the mountains can change quickly. Before you know it, a clear day may become a walk in the clouds and visibility will be poor. So don’t go alone, especially not on the higher walks. Always take a compass, a good map, and extra (waterproof) clothing with you.
  3. Always take abundant drinking water and sun protection with you.
  4. Always wear good walking shoes and long pants. The latter offer protection against shrubs along the paths, insects, and the occasional adder you may encounter.

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