Category: Andalucia mountains

Fall in Spain: Fruit, Fish, Feathers and Faith!

It is said that, if you walk a mile in another man's shoes, you know how they  feel. This is true of both our walking and cycling holidays - when you travel  slowly, with the express purpose of exploring your surrounds on foot or by bike,  you discover every inch of the place. Breakaway's Spain offers some fantastic walking and cycling - largely  due to its diverse natural beauty, cultural…

Secrets of Andalucia Walk

Day 2Today is a warm up day - The Three Villages Walk – we’re expecting a 6 mile walk, but the elevation changes could make that seem a lot longer. The weather so far has been ideal, warm (say 75 F) in the daytime but cooling off quite a bit at night.We start out right from the hotel with a moderate uphill climb (I’m a bit worried, as I’m out…

Secrets of Andalucia Walk

Day 1I arrive early at the Malaga airport. Unfortunately, the cheap flight I booked required an early departure out of Barcelona. When the group arrives, it is easy to spot our fearless leader, Andrew. He would be the fit and gregarious fellow waiting in the airport café.We pile into our bus (mini) for the trip to Hotel Finca in Canillas de Albaida, a seemingly short 1 hour drive from Malaga.…