22nd of January
Let’s do a route that combines the views of the coast with some typical landscapes of Sierra Espadán. This time we are going to la Vall d’Uixo to hike up to Panya Migdia.
22nd of January
21st of January
Time to get some of the most impressive views that Sierra Espadán offers. This time we are going to link two peaks: Puntal de l’Aljub and Pico Bellota, in the municipalities of Chóvar and Eslida.
15th of January
This time we are going to Montanejos to do Senda de la Bojera – the most impressive hiking route in the area. Its main attraction are the excellent views we will have of the Barranco de La Maimona from both sides.
20th of January
Let’s hike to one of the best viewpoints on the Costa Blanca, with views of the Penyal d’Ifac Natural Park – Sierra de Oltà. Mountain goats are included as well!
14th of January
If you are thiking about a city on the Mediterrenean coast – you would be surprised! Piedras de Cullera are rock formations in the heart of Sierra Espadán, near Almedíjar and right next to Espadán Peak. And this is the hike that will get us up there.
13th of January
Chulilla is a very well known hiking destination. This time however, we are going off the beaten path to climb two peaks that will give us great panoramic views of the village – Cruz de la Muela and Frailecico.
8th of January
Let’s go to Azuébar, a small village in the middle of Sierra Espadán natural park to hike to monte Carrascal. During the hike we will observe some of the best cork oak forests in Valencian Community.
7th of January
La vuelta de la Hoz is a natural place next to the village of Jérica. It is a meander of Palancia river, which with the passage of time, has been breaking through, eroding the mountain and creating a gorge more than fifty meters high on both sides.
6th of January
Let’s go to Tavernes de Valldigna to hike up Alt de les Creus. This peak has three crosses on top (hence the name) and offers splendid panoramic views. Not only will we get to see the coast, but also get the chance for a bird’s view of the city.
December 28 – January 1
This year we are going to Catalonia to celebrate the upcoming new year! Five days of exploring some of the best natural areas of the region, including Siurana and the monastery of Montserrat.
25th of December
A journey to the lands of Gúdar-Javalambre (Teruel) and a scenic hike through the landscapes of Nogueruelas. This is what awaits you on a Christmas special hike!
24th of December
Let’s go to Olocau to do a circular route around the area, visiting various interesting places and hiking up to one of the most important defense castles of muslim era.
18th of December
The route of Barranco del Infierno, also known as la Catedral del Senderismo, or the Six Thousand Steps route, getting the latter name thanks to more than 6800 manmade steps excavated in rock to facilitate the ascents and the descents.
17th of December
The most epic hike you can do in Valencian Community – Agujas de Santa Águeda is a route right at the border between hiking and climbing. The route we will do does not require any climbing equipment, but you have to be confident scrambling on steep slopes.
10th of December
Let’s go to the Southern edge of Valencia to hike up one of the most emblematic peaks – el Benicadell. This is also a summit that has the most mountainous feel to it in the entire province.
6th of December
Desert is the term which carmelitas descalzos designate for those lonely and remote places, where they retire to devote themselves to contemplation and prayer. Since there used to be many palm trees in the area, the park was named Desert de les Palmes.
3rd of December
The king of Valencian coast summits – el Mondúver, at 843 meters above sea level, gives you stunning views. This time we are starting from Barx and going all the way up along the Southern side.
26 – 27 of November
Let’s spend a weekend in the medieval town of Morella! You will get a chance to hike some of the best trails in the area and explore one of the most beautiful towns in Spain.
25th of November
Chulilla is currently considered one of the most visited tourist attractions in the province of Valencia and this is due, mostly, to the impressive hiking trail along the Turia river called “Ruta de los Puentes Colgantes”.
20th Of November
El Azud recreational area in Tuéjar is considered to be one of the most beautiful and special natural pools in the entire province of Valencia. An idyllic place to spend the day with friends or family and enjoy the water and the environment.
19th of November
Let’s visit one of the best natural pools in Valencian Community – Pozo Negro, and hike in its surroundings, enjoying the views of the valley in this precious corner of Sierra Espadán.
11 – 13 of November
Let’s explore some of the best trails along the Júcar river. We are going to hike along the canyons made by it and admire several castles and beautiful villages on the banks of the river.
6th of November
Let’s go to Puebla de Arenoso to hike on some shady trails! We are going to follow Sendero de la Umbría route and get great views of the Arenoso reservoir.
5th of November
Let’s go to Bocairent – a beautiful village carved out in a rock. During this trip we will hike the Barranc dels Tarongers route and visit the artificial caves – Covetes dels Moros.
30th of October
Let’s to the edge of Sierra Espadán – Argelita, to do a part of the Canaleta trail. We will get great views of the canyon as we hike up the trail and even better views of the valley from the peak.
4th of December
A classic route through the Sierra Calderona natural park – the ascent to the Serra Castle. This time we will have an advantage of sunset accompanying our visit to the castle.
29th of October
This time we are going to Olba, to explore the valley made by the Mijares river. This is another great chance to enjoy Autumn colours and walk through various little villages in the area.
28th of October
Let’s go to Montanejos and bathe in the not-so-hot springs. The area offers various hiking routes, this time we are doing the Estrechos trail on both sides of Mijares river.
21 – 23 of October
This time we are going to enjoy the best that autumn has to offer, while exploring the colourful corners around Rincón de Ademuz. And to top that, our accommodation will be the Albacara castle in Castillo de Moya.
16th of October
Peña Saganta is one of the most impressive peaks of Alto Mijares. This route takes us into a silent place to discover its charm. It crosses ravines and some aerial trails. The peak offers an exceptional view of Peñagolosa and Sierra de Espadán.
15th of October
This time we are doing one of the favourite routes of the famous Valencian botanist Antonio José de Cavanilles – La Muela de Cortes. This is one of the best trails to observe the Júcar river from above.
14th of October
Let’s go to Chelva to explore the famous Roman aqueduct, dating back more than 2000 years. We will also walk Ruta del Agua, which is especially beautiful now in Autumn.
9th of October
Let’s go to Aras de los Omos to do the Regajo ravine trail – one of the tributary ravines of the Turía River. The route will give us the opportunity to discover the transhumance roads that connected Valencia with Castilla la Mancha.
8th of October
Let’s go to Alcalá de la Selva and enjoy the Autumn colours, walking along the canyon made by Alcalá river. The Gúdar-Javalambre region is one of the best spots to see the change of seasons while hiking in beautiful scenery.
7th of October
The ascent from Segart to Mirador el Garbí, commonly known as Cadenas del Garbí is one of the most exiting routes in Valencia. It requires some some scrambling with the help of chains, which are well worth it, as the views from the top are stunning.
18th of September
A journey into the lands of Teruel and a beautiful town of Rubielos de Mora. During this trip we will visit the town and then do a loop through Fuentes de Rubielos. Christmas-themed costumes are welcome on this hike!
16th of September
Let’s go to Chera to do a loop around the Buseo reservoir. During this hike we will do a full loop around the reservoir and also pass by an impressive waterfall – el Chorrero de la Castellana.
9 – 11 of September
One of my favourite weekend trips we have done so far – the two waterfalls at both side of Valencian Community border, Cascada de Arquero in Teruel and Río Carbo waterfall in Castellón. This time we are staying in the charming village of Puertomingalvo on both nights of the trip.
20 – 27 of August
One of the most beautiful natural areas in Spain, Picos de Europa is a delight for hikers of all levels. We will spend a week hiking in those mountains and visit some of the most picturesque villages of the area, like Sotres, Covadonga and Potes.
July 31 – August 6
Somiedo Natural Park – the Asturian land of lakes will be our first destination in August. We will visit the most beautiful lakes and hike to another emblem of the area – teito huts. During the entire trip we will be staying in hotels within the natural park.
22 – 29 of July
Picos de Europa traverse – a thru hike from Lagos de Covadonga to Fuente Dé. We will spend 6 days hiking through Picos de Europa, passing by some of the most notable areas, like Picu Urrielu and Horcados Rojos.
15 – 17 of July
During this weekend trip we are going to explore the best of the Geological Park of Aliaga (Teruel). The area offers splendid hikes with lots of things to see – waterfalls, huge canyons and unique rock formations.
8th of July
Let’s take a stroll along one of the most beautiful routes in Valencian interior – Chelva’s Ruta del Agua. At the end of the hike we will also take a dip at a nice little corner called la Playeta.
2nd of July
Let’s go to the Western part of Sierra Espadán to hike to Salto de la Novia waterfall (yes, it has the same name as the other waterfall in Navajas). At the end of the hike we will also be able to bathe at the natural pool, right next to the town.
24 – 26 of June
This year we are going to explore the foothills of Javalambre mountains during the weekend of San Juan. We will hike several fluvial paths and get views from Picón del Buitre (1956m) as a bonus.
18th of June
This time we are going to el Garbí to see the sunrise from one of the best viewpoints in Valencia. After experiencing the sunrise we will hike down from el Garbí to Náquera.
4 – 5 of June
The classic Valencian weekend trip: a hike in el Maestrazgo, an overnight stay in Vistabella and a morning summit of the main peak of Valencian Community – Penyagolosa.
29th of May
Let’s go to Lucena del Cid to hike along its river and bathe in several pools made by it. The trail is called a Mill route since there are still the remains of old water mills to be found along the way.
22nd of May
A scenic hike through the fresh mountains of Bejís. The Resinero ravine trail goes along a cute mountain stream, which forms various beautiful pools along the way.
20th of May
The area of La Canal de Navarrés is saturated with all kinds of waterfalls, natural pools, cascades and mountain streams. This route gives you an opportunity to explore the three cascades, all within reach from the town of Anna.
15th of May
A circular route from the town of Alpuente that begins with a short hike up to the castle, followed by a loop on the local trails. At the end of the route we will visit the most beautiful spot in the area – La Bomba, a narrow gorge with a small waterfall, very close to the town.
8th of May
Let’s go to Andilla to do the natural trail of Bardés. The route will show us all the beauty of this remote area, while also taking us to the remains of the Civil War.
7th of May
A hike to one of the most imposing castles of Sierra Espadán – Castillo de Maús in Sueras. We’ll get to walk on some of the most magical trails of the natural park and get up to the castle towards the end.
24th of April
One of the most impressive routes in Sierra Espadán – the ascent to Castro Castle. The route passes through L’Arquet de Alfondeguilla and continues through the Fonteta ravine and among the cork oak forests up to the castle .
23rd of April
There are many great trails leading up to Pico Espadán. This time we are going to hike along the Barranco de Aguas Negras, navigating our way along and across the mountain stream and getting spectacular views from the peak.
22nd of April
A loop around the Cistercian monastery, starting and ending at Plá de Lucas. The route runs through the Sierra Calderona natural park in its entirety. The excursion will give us the opportunity to appreciate the views of the monastery from all sides, from far and near.
3rd of April
A new hike in the heart of Chera-Sot de Chera geological park. The main goal of this route is to link two gorgeous waterfalls near Chera, which now certainly have plenty of water, after all the rainfall of the last couple of weeks.
13th of March
This time we are going to taste the best of what Alto Palancia has to offer. Pristine nature of Sierra Espadán, best cheeses of Castellón from Los Corrales, combined with local wine and delicious lunch in Segorbe.
1st of April
We are going to the picturesque artist village of Vilafamés. During the trip we will discover the works of art it shelters and do the official ecotouristic hike around the town.
5th of March
A breathtaking trail at the foot of the impressive rocky walls that shape the coastline of El Poble Nou de Benitatxell. This route takes us from the touristy Moraig cove to the wild Llebeig cove.
27th of February
Let’s go to Chera to visit the waterfall and caves of Garita – the most attractive natural spot in Chera. We will also pass by les Dolomies – the dolomite formations, all within the Chera-Sot de Chera geological park.
24th of February
The hike within the Sierra Espadán natural park, from Alcudia de Veo to Órganos de Benitandús – imposing rock formations reminiscent of the shape of a church pipe organ.
19th of February
The most impressive costal route in Comunidad Valenciana – the hike along the cliffs of Serra Gelada. The route is linear, starting from Benidorm and making our way to the other side of the sierra – L’Alfàs del Pi.
13th of February
Let’s go to Benageber to do the route along the Turia river canyon, walk on the hanging bridge and contemplate a small waterfall – Chorros de Barchel.
11th of February
Let’s hike to one of the iconic peaks of Sierra Calderona – Mola de Segart. It’s peculiar shape makes it easily distinguishable from the coast, while the peak itself provides great views of the sea.
5 – 6 of February
Let’s spend a weekend hiking around one of the prettiest villages in Spain – Albarracín. During this 2-day trip we will hike the fluvial trail, visit the Albarracín castle and go up to spectacular viewpoint of Pinares de Rodeno.
29th of January
The ascent to the most recognizable peak in la Vall d’Uixo – Alto de la Pipa. A great combination of some coastal panoramic views on one side and the Eastern edge of Sierra Espadán park on the other.
23rd of January
This time we are doing something new! We will spend the entire trip in silence, without saying a single word. There is a perfect spot for that in Benagéber, called Camino del Silencio.
22nd of January
Probably the most famous mountain in Comunidad Valenciana – el Montgo. Few people have not heard about it, since it can be clearly seen from Valencia beach. Curiously, it resembles an island from there, here is your chance to check that this is not the case.
21st of January
This surroundings of this route are predominantly cork oaks, making the the trail one of the best examples of this magnificent tree. As a bonus, we will also visit Masía Mosquera – an abandoned cork oak factory.
16th of January
Those of you who have been on my hikes before know that if I am posting a hike – it is worth doing. So, this time I suggest a slightly different concept of a trip – we are going to hike in an undisclosed location (which will eventually be disclosed prior to leaving Valencia).
15th of January
Another classic route for the beginning of the year – the ascent to Pico Espadán. We will start from the pretty village of Aín, pass by its castle and head up to the main peak to get the best views of Sierra Espadán natural park.
29th of December – 2nd of January
Let’s spend the New Year’s eve in Mallorca, hiking along the beautiful cliffs of the island and walking parts of the Dry Stone Route, that runs through Sierra Tramuntana. The plan is to hike some of the best routes in the mountains of this island.
26th of December
This trail gives us the best opportunity to contemplate the magnificence of the Monduver massif, hiking up to the peak right behind it. At the same time, the coastal views with everpresent Montgo in the background, make for a great contrast.
18th of December
The Júcar river canyons will surely impress any hiker who ventures into the interior of the province of Valencia. You would never imagine that just over an hour from the city, you can come across a landscape that can make anyone dizzy.
12th of December
Time for the first snow hike of the season! We are going to the heart of the Gúdar-Javalambre region to do the Caños de Gúdar route, which now has an additional value of trails being covered with snow.
11th of December
The scenic ascent to the Goat Spring Peak (Pico de la Font de Cabres) from Vilavella. The village is considered to be one of the entrances to Sierra Espadán natural park, and on this hike we’ll get to know the side that’s closest to the coast.
4 – 5 of December
Let’s hike some of the best routes in Alicante province: Els Frares de Quatretondeta and Sierra de Aitana. We will get spectacular panoramic views on both hikes and get to appreciate the local customs staying in the village nearby.
28th of November
A nice route near the sea with great views of the coast and Mondúver range. Towards the end of the hike we will visit Marinyen castle, also known as Castillo de Reina Mora.
27th of November
Let’s go to Gestalgar to hike along the Túria river exploring the canyons made by it. We will walk all the way till Balneario de Chulilla and hike up Peña María on the way back.
13th of November
Let’s explore some of the most curious rock rock formations of the province of Cuenca – Callejuelas de Talayuelas. This place is somewhat similar to Ciudad Encantada, but has the advantage of being empty, since very few people know about it.
6th of November
This time we are going to one of the best waterfalls in the whole community – the río Carbo waterfall. We will also walk along the Carbo river, which has now been painted with Autumn tones.
31st of October
A special hike for the All Hallows’ Eve (or Samhain for all the pagans out there). Fall colors, medieval village & woods – this hike linking Fuentes de Rubileos and Olba has it all!
17th of October
The Bohilgues fluvial trail is one of the best hiking routes in Rincón de Ademuz. We will walk along the Bohilgues river from Ademuz to Vallanca and observe several waterfalls and multiple trees changing their colours along the way.
16th of October
This time we are going to the province of Cuenca to hike the Hoz de Alarcon trail. The route that goes along the banks of Júcar river is one of the most beautiful routes not only in Cuenca, but in Spain in general.
2nd of October
Let’s go to the edge of the province and hike along one of the most spectacular canyons in Valencia. The area is also a border between three kingdoms, as Aragón, Castilla la Mancha and Valencian Community come together here.
19th of November
Sot de Chera offers a vast range of trails, but my favorite is the one leading up to el Morroncillo – the summit with a viewpoint on top, that offers splendid views of the valley, the geological park and the town of Chera on the other side of it.
25th of September
During this trip we will visit to two small villages, filled with graffiti – Geldo and Fanzara, and engage in some gastronomical endeavors: visit Los Corrales cheese shop in Almedíjar and a small winery – El Celler de la Ibola – in Aín.
12th of September
Let’s to go the edge of Valencia province – Losilla and hike up to the Muela de Santa Catalina. The peak will offer us great views of the surrounding areas, we will also find a space observatory and several wind mills there.
9 – 11 of July
This weekend trip involves the best cheeses in Valencian Community, the best wines, the best natural pools and the best area for an overnight stay. How can a weekend trip be better than that?
13th of June
Let’s combine hiking with wine tasting! We will go to Aín to hike along Barranco de Caritat and up to the castle of Beniali. After the hike we will visit a small local winery – El Celler de la Ibola, and have a cata there.
30th of May
Let’s celebrate the fast approaching summer by hiking one of the most beautiful areas of Valencian Community – la Vall de la Gallinera. The area is especially attractive at this time thanks to all the cherry trees, which are full of fruit right now.
22nd of May
Let’s get up the most important peak of Valencian Community – Penyagolosa. This time we are going to take an alternative route, scrambling up the steep Eastern side of the mountain.
16th of May
Let’s go to Bicorp to walk along one of the most scenic ravines in Valencia in terms of landscape value, and contemplate some examples of the Rock Art of the Mediterranean Arc, declared by UNESCO the World Heritage Site.
15th of May
Let’s go to the edge of Castellón province to explore one of the most spectacular caves in Comunidad Valenciana – Cueva de Cerdaña. We will also pass by some wind turbines, getting the chance to appreciate their immensity.
7th of May
Hiking the Mill Routes of Ares del Maestrat is the best way to explore the landscape of the area. The trail goes along the old bridle path, that was used to get to the five flour mills that we will visit during this trip.
2nd of May
Let’s go to Titaguas to do hike to a peak called la Lampara, meaning “The Lamp” in Spanish. We will pass by Rincón del Tío Escribano cave paintings, as well as some poppy flower fields.
25th of April
Among olive trees, this route will help us discover the mines of the “Virgen del Amparo” mining complex, which were active until the middle of the 20th century. Its 5 km of galleries make them the largest in the Valencian Community.
18th of April
Let’s do an easy route in Andilla and discover it medieval past: an Arabic aqueduct, a Roman cobblestone path, Christian crosses… Various religions and cultures mix in this village.
23rd of January
* This time we’re taking a less-known route, starting from Beselga and going through the greenest and densest trails of Sierra Calderona. We will not go to Garbi itself, as it is too crowded on the weekends, but go to Puntal de Albarda, which offers the same views, and nobody knows about it.
16th of January
The iconic mountain of Costa Blanca – Puig Campana and one of the hardest routes in the area. We will go all the way to the peak to contemplate the most spectacular 360 views of the surroundings.
6th of January
A scenic hike through La Murta valley in Alzira with an ascent to Creu Cardenal peak as well as Cavall Bernat. We will also visit the monastery of Santa Maria de la Murta towards the end of the route.
3rd of January
The first hike of the year shall be in Sierra Espadán. We will go to Chóvar to do a mix of hiking and scrambling to get to Nevera de Castro. The route will also present us very impressive rock formations of Barranco de Ajuez.
7th of November
Sierra de Segária, the mountain range also known as the Sleeping Stone Giant, emerges out of nowhere in an esplanade facing the sea. The mountain is not very high, but it offers impressive views, due to its proximity to the coast.
30th of October
Few people know that the open space in front of San Francisco shrine in Náquera is a perfect spot to see the sunset as well as the panoramic views of Valencia. On this trip we’re going to go for a short hike and finish at the shrine right before the sunset.
24 of October
One of the most well-known areas for Autumn hiking in Comunidad Valenciana – el Carrascal de la Font Roja natural park. The hike combines two routes proposed by the visitor center – barranco del Infierno and the ascent to Menejador peak.
18th of October
The route begins and ends in Vall de Almonacid. During the hike we will cross irrigated farmlands and an extensive olive grove, and visit the ruins of the Almonecir Castle, undoubtedly one of the most important castles of Sierra de Espadán.
6th of November
The title is quite ambiguous – are we gorging on madroños or are we walking through a gorge full of these berries? Why not do both! This is exactly what we’re doing on this hike.
9th of October
The objective of this route is to hike through the municipality of Andilla in order to link its main population centers (Andilla, la Pobleta, Artaj and Osset). The trail runs entirely through the municipality of Andilla.
13 of September
This time we’re going to Bejís to do the Springs of Palancia river route. We’ll follow the PR-CV 275 trail most of the time, with a detour to a charming village el Molinar. There are a couple of spots to take a dip, like fuente los Cloticos and other pools formed by the Palancia river.
6th of September
The Mills of Gátova route is located in the North-Western part of Sierra Calderona natural park. During the excursion we will hike up to the Aguila peak and then we will descend first passing bythe Iranzo mill, and then the Ceja mill. Before returning to Gátova we can also make a detour to reach the Peñarroya viewpoint.