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Ayna – The Manchego Switzerland!
Ayna – The Manchego Switzerland!

Ayna – The Manchego Switzerland!

Ayna is a small village about an hour’s drive south of Albacete. It really is Castile – La Mancha’s Switzerland if you believe the signposting you see everywhere. Its ever declining population of less than a thousand inhabitants is spread…

Walking the Via Verde (Agost)
Walking the Via Verde (Agost)

Walking the Via Verde (Agost)

All around Spain you will find a network of footpaths constructed along disused railway lines. These are known as Via Verdes or green routes. A short drive inland from Alicante is the town of Agost, well known for its craftsmen…

Five Easy Walks in the Vega Baja
Five Easy Walks in the Vega Baja

Five Easy Walks in the Vega Baja

Walking in Spain really is really one of life’s simple pleasures. Not everyone wants to climb mountains so we thought we would share with you five easy walks around Guardamar del Segura and Rojales. All you need is a good…

Adventure and Urbex in the Sierra Espuña
Adventure and Urbex in the Sierra Espuña

Adventure and Urbex in the Sierra Espuña

Sierra Espuña is a small range of mountains in the Murcia region. It is well signposted from the A7 / E15 motorway between the cities of Murcia and Lorca. We entered at Alhama de Murcia, which is also worthy of…

Picos de Europa – Cantabria
Picos de Europa – Cantabria

Picos de Europa – Cantabria

The Picos de Europa mountain range in northern Spain is incredible. On the Cantabrian side we recommend travelling to Fuente Dé and going up the cable car to the top of a rocky plateau. It’s truly breathtaking, and not just…

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