Category: mountain hiking in Spain

Go beyond the beaches and discover the real Spain!

Discover the real Spain with Breakaway  Spain may be famous for its beaches and paella but this beautiful country has a diverse landscape and each region has its own distinct culture. In independent-spirited Catalunya, picturesque coastal paths and lush green valleys create spectacular walking routes. In sharp contrast, the southern region of Andalucia, with its rich Moorish heritage, is full of spectacular gorges, cascading waterfalls and wonderful valley views. Away…

Extend your summer!

After a sweltering summer at home, it’s clear nobody wants it to end. An autumnal escape allows you to extend this rush of sunshine longer into the year – let the good times keep rolling... Why not extend your summer by walking on La Gomera. Experience spectacular coastal walks with breath-taking views of La Palma, El Hierro, Tenerife and Gran Canaria, complimented with exceptional local cuisine. Discover the secrets of Tenerife with soaring…

Spotlight on Southern Catalunya

[caption id="attachment_1178" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Historical amphitheater of Tarragona.[/caption] How about heading off the tourist trail to experience a unique and rarely seen side of Spain? Located in the Terres de l’Ebre region of Southern Catalunya, and traversed by the longest river in Spain, you’ll find the Ebro Delta – one of the most remarkable delta regions of its kind in Europe. Aside from its protected lagoons and wildlife, this…

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…

Request our new 2011 Europe Cycling and Walking Holidays brochure

It's here! The new Breakaway Adventures' EUROPE 2011 Walking and Cycling Holidays brochure is now available. We're pleased to offer a new independent inn to inn walking tour in Italy on the stunning Cinque Terre coastline and Liguarian Riviera for 2011. Arguably the finest hiking in Europe: dramatic stepped cliffs, terraced coastal paths and emerald seas. Where you'll stay is special too, each with its unique style and character: an…

Secrets of Anadalcia Walk

Day 3I’m a bit toasted; opt today for the 1 boot (easier) option. This means I can relax for a couple of hours before heading out. The pool is inviting, until I dip my toe in – feels like ice water. But, I’m thinking that my muscles are sore and my joints are swollen, so this could be the equivalent of a whole body cold pack. It takes me 15…