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
Andilla is a small yet charming village built on a hill. It is considered one of the most picturesque village in the Valencia province. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the original plan to do the Route of Water (Chelva) was changed to a route with no water... or was it?We started by exploring the village. Walking … Continue reading The Route with (almost) no water, Andilla
This hike had it all, the Peñescabia peak with stunning views, forest trails, a beautiful river through the Barranco Resinero and the Nacimiento del río Palancia canyon! The steep trails and attempts to keep our feet dry made for a very fun day. We started at the Fuente los Cloticos, where we followed the locals' … Continue reading Subida a Peñaescabia, Bejís
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 Nevera de 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 … Continue reading Nevera de Castro, Chóvar
Our hike started from the town of Montanejos and followed the GR7 before we separated and continued following the Bojera trail around the Barranco 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 … 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.
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.