Complete hiking guide to Chorreras de Balastar in Faraján, Malaga

Chorreras de Balastar

With two mesmerizing cascades rushing down a landscape that belongs in fairytales with endless views of green-coated mountains, and colorful butterflies flopping from one fruit tree to the next. Plums, figs, pomegranates, loquats, blackberries, and you name it. Followed by the river of Balastar, this route is ideal for hiking with dogs even in summer […]

How to hike Rio Verde (Istan) in Malaga to Charco del Canalón

Charco del Canalón Malaga

It’s one of those unbearably hot days but you’re too restless to go to the beach, or maybe you’re just in need of a change from the saltwater. What you need is a proper river walk where you stay cool all day, feet and legs constantly immersed in freshwater combined with frequent swimming. Head up […]

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 Pico Torrecilla: Malaga’s biggest pride!

Pico Torrecilla Malaga

When asking any Malagueño (aka person from Malaga) what The mountain to climb is, there is only one answer to that, and it’s Pico Torrecilla (1919m) in Sierra de Las Nieves Natural Park. The second highest peak in Malaga after La Maroma (2066m) is still believed by many locals to be the highest in the […]

15 Amazing hikes in Malaga for your bucket list

Best hikes in Malaga

Malaga is one of the top places to go hiking in Andalucia with mountains overlooking the never-ending coastline, jaw-dropping canyons, curious wildlife, and seriously unforgiving peaks. There are endless hiking trails all over the coastal mountain ranges that range from easy to difficult, breathtaking, and fun. But the inland has numerous whitewashed villages that are […]