Walking

Walking in Andalusia.Walking is my passion. One that started years ago in the English Countryside, and has extended to the beautiful valleys and mountains here in Spain. I love to see others enjoy the experience too, so I've organised a walking group called WalkTall. So called because it's a positiv...
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"I thought you said you were NEVER doing a sponsored walk again!!"After completing the London to Brighton 100km sponsored walk where I lost 4 toenails, I DID happen to say something like "I'm NEVER doing another sponsored walk in my life!" But it would appear, just like childbirth, you tend to forge...
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Apps I use whilst out walking.Our mobile phones can be great personal tools and security devices when out walking, and I would not leave the house without mine. Here's some of my favourite mobile apps for helping me keep on the right track and for personal safety whilst out hiking and exploring. ...
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Suggested walk / hike in Cantoria Here's a suggested flat hiking route starting at Sara's Bar in Cantoria, walking to Almanzora for refreshments, then back along the same route.Walk name - Railway WalkMileage - 11.2km / 6.9miles Time - approx 2.5 hours (with a 15min break in Almanzora)Elevation gai...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria.This walk has some fab points of interest such as caves and the helipad next to a balsa, winding through the pine forest overlooking the lower end of OriaWalk name - Helipad PineDistance - 5.6km / 3.5miles Duration - approx 1.5hrsElevation gain - 124m / 407ftElevation l...
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Suggested walk / hike in Cantoria Here's a suggested hiking route starting at Almanzora that takes you through Gachas Migas and back to Almanzora for a well deserved refreshment.Walk name - Gachas Migas WalkMileage - 7km / 4.5miles Time - approx 2 hoursElevation gain uphill - 100m Elevation gain d...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria.You'll definitely need walking boots for this walk. It's a gradual uphill for most of this walk, then the terrain gets more difficult, especially picking your way over and down the Sierra De Las Estancias (Mountain range) and on the Camino Viejo de Chirivel (Old road of...
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Suggested walk / hike in Cantoria. Here's a suggested hiking route starting at Almanzora to La Cinta along the rambla, then back to Almanzora. This is a flat walk.Walk name - Almanzora to La CintaMileage - 7.2km / 4.5miles Time - 2.5hr Moving Time - 1hr 40min (we stopped in La Cinta for refreshment...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria.If I have my geography correct, this walk touches on the Loma de los Pobres which translates as the hill of the poor. It's a lovely walk with some fantastic views down to Oria and surrounding area.Walk name - Loma de los Pobres CircularDistance - 7.98km / 4.96milesTime ...
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Suggested walk / hike in Cantoria. Here's a suggested hiking route starting at Almanzora, along the old railway toward Cantoria, up the mountain to look out at the spectacular views, across the mountain range, then back down stopping in the village of Almanzora for a cold beer or glass of vino.Walk ...
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PART 1 - Training Jan 2018 ~ You are walking how many miles?I am walking "100km which is 62miles in just over a day" As I sat on my folded waterproof trousers to protect myself from the cold muddy ground, I looked up and watched natures wind-chimes, as the top branches hit each other in the wind. I ...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria.This is a mostly flat walk with a mix of road, trail and rambla. A lovely 4.5mile walk on the outskirts of Oria.Walk name - Los Lisos CircularMileage - 7.2 km / 4.5 milesTime - approx 1.5 hoursElevation gain - 72m / 236ftElevation loss - 72m / 236fElevation max - 933m /...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria.A lovely short walk in the area of El Frax, Madrid and Los Chulos in lower OriaWalk name - Bar El Frax CircularDistance - 3.28km / 2miles Duration - 45minElevation gain - 53m / 174ftElevation loss - 53m / 174ft Elevation max - 926m / 3,038ftElevation min - 862m / 2,828f...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria.If you love exploring, climbs, heights, and spectacular views, then this is the hike for you. This is a hard one with rough terrain that you need to pick through.Walk name - Antiguo Camino De Herradura (Old bridle path)Mileage - 8.8km / 5.5 milesTime - approx 4hours wit...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria.This particular walk is short, but tough. You will climb up a mountain of loose rock and slate. There's no path, so please take it as slow as you need. I would suggest taking gardening gloves, for those of you who like to use your hands!Walk name - Oria hill of the Cruz...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria.This particular walk didn't go to plan. The mountain range can be seen from my home, and I wanted to stand at the top and look over at the views. The trails I thought we could walk up, were either clearly marked as private property, or had chains across them. So, my fri...
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Suggested walk / hike in Oria. I am sharing a walk that I have enjoyed, and hope that you will to. I have included details of the route, the mileage and elevation stats, with some photos, to help you find new and interesting walks in and around Oria, Spain.Walk name - The scarecrow walkMileage - 9.8...
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New Adventure Sports Club of Oria - Club Deportivo Nueva Aventura de Oria. It's no secret that I love walking. It's my passion. That's why I run my own walking group. It's also no secret that I'm finding Spanish difficult to learn. Combine the two, and learning Spanish is a little easier, easier tha...
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Other WalksThis page includes routes that haven't quite made it to a page of their own. There's a map of the suggested route providedYou can find lots of other walks on this website that have a map and detailed step-by-step route instructions. Please check out the more detailed walking routes AlboxL...
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