The Barranco de Agua is in the Sot de Chera natural park. The ravine lives up to its name with the very impressive Waterfall of Garita. However, the waterfall is not the only reason to visit, on our route we enjoyed plenty of caves and stunning views. We started from the town of Chera and … Continue reading The Waterfall and Caves of the Garita
The Ajuez Gorge near Chóvar is host to the Castro snow well and many spectacular views. The route we took involved scramblings and lots of ups and downs! We were lucky enough to have bright and warm sun which showed off the beauty of the gorge and the surrounding area. The hike started in the … Continue reading Nevera de Castro, Chóvar
Some would probably say it's madness to go exploring the gorges of Alicante province after such heavy rains we had during the week, but the spirit of the group was strong this weekend, so here is the report on how our adventure went.
Our hike started from the town of Montanejos and followed the GR7 before we separated and continued following the Bojera trail around the Maimona ravine. The Bojera trail follows the box valley on either side with steep ascents and descents to cross the river that cuts through the canyon. We ended the trip by swimming … Continue reading Barranco Maimona and Fuente de los Baños, Montanejos
The monastery of Porta Coeli sits in the Sierra Calderona. Built 1272 (although most its current buildings date from between the 14th and 18th century) it has an aquaduct, gardens and reservoirs in additon to the church and charter houses although most its current buildings date from either the 14th or 18th century and although … Continue reading Porta Coeli
We went to the border of Valenciana and Castelleon to explore the impressive Cueva de Cerdaña as well as see wind turbines and beautiful scenery. We followed parts of the GR7, took some detours and made new four-legged friends.
Here's a report of our trip to Marina Baixa in Alicante, during which we visited Castell de Castells and did two great hikes there - El Castellet and Els Arcs, and also took a walk around the Guadalest reservoir, it's castle and museums.
The viewpoints of El Garbí (Mirador del Grabí) are well known in Comunidad de Valencia for their extensive views of the Sierra Calderona national park and the Valencian coastline, including Sagunt, Valencia and on a clear day the Colunbretes Islands. There are many ways to reach the view point including by car, walking, and the way we chose - the route of the chains.
Alt del Pi is one of the best view points in the Sierra Calderona national park. From the 716m peak there are views of the coast including the cities of Valencia and Sagunto. We started in the town of Serra and our route included a castle, fonts, a church and a good variety of trails...
Font Roja is a national park with historical interest situated close to Alcoy, the second largest town in the Alicante Province. It is one of the best places to enjoy the autumn leaves and although the day was cold, the bright sun fully exploited the colours of the leaves. Our plan was to go to the summit of the highest peak, Menejador (1356m) for the best views.