Spanish Holidays for Hiking Lovers
by hiddeninspain / Friday, 09 September 2016 / Published in News
Do you like the hiking? It is the perfect combination of sport, culture and environment. How about a spanish holidays based on this fantastic sport?
Whether you are an expert or a beginner, you’re a solo traveller or travel with your family, we, Hidden in Spain, want to offer you some different options to enjoy hiking in Spain. You can get closer to the natural environment and learn more about the heritage and cultural elements of this country.
4 destinations in your spanish holidays for hiking lovers
- Valle del Tena (Tena Valley): Located in the heart of the Aragonese Pyrenees, this valley is well known for its awesome sceneries. There you’ll find an infinite variety of trails and paths with numerous viewpoints where to stop and contemplate the nature around you. Besides the beauty of its forests and lakes, it is also remarkable for its small mountain villages with a unique popular architecture. It is ideal for all year round: snow in winter which you can enjoy at their ski resorts, magical lights and colors on autumn and spring as well as pleasant temperatures on summer.
- Picos de Europa: This protected environment and Natural Park is the ultimate destination if you really want to get lost among the majestic nature of northern Spain. Located between the provinces of Asturias, Cantabria and Leon, this park has become a place of great tourist attraction that welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Hiking is the best way to discover its attractiveness: rocky peaks, glacial lakes, gorges, waterfalls, lush forests … You can find these and many more natural landscapes through its network of short and large paths. We definitely recommend the Lagos de Covadonga (Covadonga Lakes) and the Ruta del Cares (Cares Gorge), places that will make your spanish holidays an unforgettable experience.
- Sierra de Guadarrama: Located in the center of Spain, in the provinces of Segovia and Madrid. This National Park has many paths and roads that were opened by the inhabitants of the surrounding towns themselves in the past and are currently used by visitors. Because of the diversity of wildlife and vegetation, geological, botanical and ornithological routes are organized in order to show in detail the natural attributes of this place. You can live and feel the nature in a unique way by approaching the Spanish natural and cultural heritage.
- Teide (Teide National Park): is located in Tenerife, one of the most famous islands in the Canary Islands. It is an unrivaled destination as it represents one of the most spectacular manifestations of volcanism in the world and it is, as well, the highest peak in Spain. It offers plenty of alternatives, routes and activities, among which is the stargazing, tempting, isn’t it? The great climate of the island makes it a perfect destination at any time of year. You can also enjoy its wonderful beaches, so if you get tired of walking- go for a swim!
If you want to know more and/or want us to customize your holidays in Spain contact us here!
Tagged under: Cares Gorge, Covadonga Lakes, picos de europa, Sierra de Guadarrama, spanish holidays, Teide, Tena Valley
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