How to hike Caldera de Majada Redonda in Cabo de Gata

Hike Caldera de Majada Redonda Almeria

Cabo de Cata-Níjar Natural Park is one of the most unique natural spaces in Spain. With a vast desert area dominated by volcanic remains from the eruptions that took place millions of years ago. Though there are no dominating volcanoes on the peninsula, there are extinct volcanoes and calderas remaining. Caldera de Majada Redonda is […]

How to hike Sendero La Molata, Cabo de Gata (from Las Negras to El Playazo)

Hike Sendero La Molata from Las Negras to El Playazo

One of the many breathtaking coastal walks in Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park goes from the white coastal village of Las Negras to the popular El Playazo beach. Sendero La Molata is actually even shorter, as the official trailhead is at the next beach past Las Negras and ends right before El Playazo. But in […]

Hiking guide: Loma Pelada in Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, Almeria

Loma Pelada Cabo de Gato-Níjar

The dramatic coastline of Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park in Almeria is lined with hiking trails that take you from beach to beach with captivating views along the way. One of the most impressive, yet easy to walk, is the Loma Pelada trail from Cala Higuera, east of San Jose, to Cala Escondida in Los […]

21 Best hikes in Andalucia: Southern Spain bucket list hikes

Best hiking Andalucia Spain

Hiking in Andalucia is definitely worthy of your Spain bucket list! With a large variety of landscapes boasting coastal hikes like no other, rivers, ravines, waterfalls, and bare rugged 3000-meters peaks, it’s a wonderful destination for outdoor lovers! Having lived in the region for over 10 years and hiked in all 8 provinces, here are […]

12 Easy hiking trails for beginners in Andalucia

Hiking trails for beginners

If you’re a new hiker you might not want to head out on the most technically challenging or the steepest and longest trails just yet. It’s always safe to start out with easy hikes that are well marked and don’t take too long. Lucky for you, Andalucia is full of great hiking trails for beginners. […]

How to hike to Cala de San Pedro in Cabo de Gata (from Las Negras)

Cala de San Pedro Cabo de Gata Almeria

There are not many places you can go camping in nature in Andalucia. Especially beach camping is completely illegal. But there is one place you can set up the tent on the beach where the police is well aware and even protecting the activity. The hippie settlement of Cala de San Pedro in Cabo de […]

9 Amazing hikes in Sierra Nevada Spain for every level

Hiking Sierra Nevada Spain

Sierra Nevada National Park in Spain is jam-packed with impressive hiking routes crossing the astounding 3000-meter peaks that the park is so famous for. For many, it can seem intimidating to go there. With not much hiking experience, it can seem like a destination out of reach. But Sierra Nevada is so much more than […]

Hiking Rio Molinos: How to hike Almeria’s lush river walk

Rio Molinos Almeria

Sometimes, all you need is to hear drizzling water, birds singing, and to breathe in the fresh scent of trees. Rio Molinos in Bayárcal is the perfect place for that! An easy yet breathtaking hike crossing the river multiple times, passing old water mills, and taking in beautiful views. This is just a little of […]

How to hike El Chullo Sierra Nevada: Almeria’s highest peak

Hike El Chullo Sierra Nevada

When you think of the highest peak in the province you usually expect it to be a bit of a challenge. But El Chullo, Almeria province’s highest peak, is anything but challenging. It’s actually a great beginner’s hike for anyone wanting to start out on the peaks. Towering above 2600 meters of altitude, the hike […]