Andalucia is a wonderful area to visit for a walking holiday. However, as with all walking holidays, first of all you need to select an area which will give excellent access to a good number of walks. The area east of Malaga offers just that within the Sierras of Tejeda and Almijara national parks.
Head east from Malaga on your map and draw a line north from Velez Malaga and then the same from Almunecar which lies further east just inside the Granada province. The distance between both locations is approximately 60 kilometres - an easy 1 hour drive on the motorway. Try to select a base where you can stay midway between these points, either on the coast or just inland a few kilometres, as this will give you the best access to the largest number of walks in the region.
You will find a selection of twenty or so spectacular walks here on Walkingworld. However, should you wish to research further you can discover even more. Walks vary from easy to difficult with the highest point being La Maroma at a height of 2069 metres, so therefore the region can easily cater for all tastes and abilities.
The landscape is spectacular from the coast to the mountains. The area is blessed with a beautiful coastline, high summits, dramatic crags, wonderfully deep ravines, delightful rivers and all this in one region! The walking is truly wonderful. You can access the majority of mountain walks near to the following villages: Periana, Alcaucin, Canillas de Acetuno, Sedella, Salares, Cannillas de Albaida, Competa, Frigiliana, Maro and Otivar (running from east to west).
Pedal the steep slopes of ancient tracks, travel the open roads or take in the smells of the Mediterranean along the coastal paths.
There is a wide and varied selection of routes available, for all levels, across the countryside, through woodland glades that encompass epic climbs and thrilling descents as well as more gentle slopes in the Sierra Tejedas. Taking in miles of beautiful natural landscapes that stagger the senses amongst the clear mountain air.
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