All you need to know to hike Pico del Cielo: Nerja’s unforgiving peak

Sunset from Pico del Cielo

Pico del Cielo, Nerja, boasts the absolute best 360 views on this part of Costa del Sol, but it’s also one of the most unforgiving peaks you’ll come across in Malaga. Not only because of the scorching sun that will follow you most of the trail most days but also because of the last few […]

El Torcal de Antequera: Hike through Spain’s most unique karst landscape

El Torcal de Antequera

Hidden in the inland of Malaga, not far from the main road to Seville, you find one of the most spectacular karst landscapes, not only in Spain but in Europe. El Torcal de Antequera. It all started around 150 million years ago when this whole area was safely tucked under the Tethys Sea. One day, […]

Hiking Ruta de Los Cahorros Monachil: The most fun hiking trail in Sierra Nevada

Hiking Ruta de Los Cahorros Monachil

You’re up for a fun hiking trail for the whole family, with swimming holes, waterfalls, hanging bridges, and challenging crawls and climbs under and around cliffs. You’re looking for a natural playground and eager to cross one of the longest hanging bridges in Spain. Then hiking Ruta de Los Cahorros Monachil is for you. But […]

A complete hiking guide to El Pinsapar Grazalema: Meet Andalucia’s national tree

El Pinsapar Grazalema

There are few places where you can see the Spanish fir, Abies pinsapo, in such density as in the protected area of El Pinsapar Grazalema. Native to southern Spain and northern Morocco, the endangered fir species can only be randomly spotted in a few other places, like along El Pozuelo trail in Sierra Blanca, scattered […]

Sierra de Mijas: A comprehensive guide to the top 5 hiking trails

Sierra de Mijas hiking routes

The impressive mountain range of Sierra de Mijas, overlooking the mesmerizing coastline from Mijas to Malaga on Costa del Sol has a myriad of hiking trails. Short and long. Easy and Hard. Finding the right trail for you in Sierra de Mijas isn’t always easy. I’ve found myself searching for information for hours without any […]

Pico de Veleta: Complete hiking guide to the second highest peak in Sierra Nevada

Hiking Pico de Veleta

As the second-highest peak in Sierra Nevada National Park and the third highest peak in mainland Spain, there is no arguing, Pico de Veleta (3398m) is a bucket list hike! The peak is easily accessible from the top of the Sierra Nevada chairlifts, but if you’re on this blog, I bet you’ll want to conquer […]

La Maroma: Hike Malaga’s highest peak from Canillas de Aceituno

La Maroma Malaga

La Maroma in Malaga is an astounding mountain that can be seen from miles away! The iconic peak, originally named Tejada, boasts incredible 360 views over the coastline as well as the Sierra Nevada mountain range where you can even see the highest peak of the Iberian Peninsula, Mulhacen (3479m). La Maroma peak is the […]