We did a challenging 12km route to two peaks, Puntal de l’Aljub and the Acorn Peak (Pico Bellota). These peaks have the best views of the Sierra Espadán and further afield. The route goes through the municipalities of Eslida and Chóvar via the pine and cork tree forests that are typical of the Sierra Espadán. … Continue reading The Acorn Peak and Puntal de l’Aljub
We went to Alpuente, in the north-east of Valencia Province, to explore the trails through the gorge and visit the castle and Medieval aqueduct. The route was about 10km long with 350m of elevation gain. Our first destination was the castle. We walked up through the town whilst admiring the bright crochet decorations on the … Continue reading Alpuente Gorge
We went to Chera National Park for a 15km route around the Buseo Reservior, including swimming in the reservoir as well as in the nearby rivers and waterfalls. The route started in Chera with a trip to the excellent Horno a Leña bakery and of course coffee. Once sufficiently fuelled by baked good and caffeine … Continue reading The Buseo Reservoir, Chera
The Route of the Windmills is a 10km circular route that starts from Gátova and passes two restored windmills and Eagles Peak. In addition to the historic interest there are some of the best views of the Sierra Calderona. We started in Gátova and followed a dirt road upwards from the village. On this path … Continue reading The Windmills of Gátova
Check out the report of our trip to the South - the natural park of Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y las Villas, where we did a week's worth of hiking, walking through towns and living the Andalusian country life.
We went to Picos de Europa, a mountain range which covers areas of Cantabria, Asturias and Castile and León. We explored all three regions going from high altitudes to sea level. Here's the report. Day 1 - Valencia to Potes The trip started by driving across Spain with stops in Calamocha, Soria and Burgos. Burgos … Continue reading Picos De Europa
Here's the review of our trip around some the wonders of Teruel province, during which we have done two hikes - Sendero fluvial de Aliaga and Nacimiento del río Pitaruqe, and also visited several small towns in the area.
Here's a report of our weekend trip to Rincón de Ademuz. During this trip we have explored the trails which run along the three main rivers of the region - Turia, Ebrón and Bohilgues.
The Nacimiento del Río Tuéjar (the source of the Tuéjar River) is one of the most beautiful routes in Valencia. It was the perfect time to visit the river as the April rains meant there was more water than usual for this time of year. Along the route we passed natural beauty spots before hiking … Continue reading Nacimiento del Río Tuéjar
Cortes de Pállas is an inland town in the Communidad Valenciana. The town is situated on the edge of a reservoir and it is the start of the Ruta de Cavanilles. This trail goes to the top of Muela de Cortes and then down to a river and waterfall so that's where we went. We … Continue reading Muela de Cortes, Cortes de Pállas