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Self Guided Walks

Self Guided walking holidays in Spain
and Morocco


Independent walking in Andalucia
for two or more guests

"We were first-timers to walking holidays
and first-timers to Spain.

We thoroughly enjoyed it."

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Independent walking

Superb walks and accommodation in great locations. Developed from our established program of guided holidays, these 7 night independent walking holidays can be started on any date (subject to availability). Ideal for peole with busy calanders, or those able to take advantage of the cheap mid-week flight offers. The holidays may best suit two or more people, who are happy to walk without a guide, but who are keen to get the very best out of an informal but structured walking holiday. Our self guided adventures are constantly evolving as we research and write up new walks.

What we provide*

-  Accommodation in carefully chosen rural hotels or exceptional village houses.
-  Welcome three course  restaurant meal with wine 
-  Breakfasts with most accommodation options
-  Information pack with up to date walk descriptions, restaurant guide, local information and telephone support numbers
-  Tranport, using self-drive hire car (included in holiday cost) or non-drive (chauffer driven) transfers to trail heads etc.
* See holiday description for detailed provisions

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THE SILK TRAIL  (Non Drive)
This unique linear walk traces old paths established a thousand years ago when the Axarquia was a main silk producing region. On route, you stay in three pretty white villages dating back to Moorish times when silk cultivation was the major source of income. The first three nights are spent in Canillas de Albaida, the next two nights in Frigiliana and the last two nights in the coastal village of Maro. Airport transfers are provided along with transfers to trail heads and the transportation of bags between hotels. Walks are tailor made to suit individual walking preferences

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SIERRAS TO THE SEA  (Self Drive)
This is the  self drive version of our Silk Trail holiday self guided holiday starting in Canillas de Albaida  in the mountains and ending in  a quite coastal  village close to  Nerja.  The ' trail ' walks the length of the south facing slopes of the Sierra Tejeda and Sierra Almijara, connecting villages on the way. It starts high in the sierras to the west and ends in the east where the mountains dramatically drop to the sea. Accommodation for the first three nights  is in  Canillas de Albaida, the next nights are spent in Frigiliana and the final two nights at the coastal village of Maro

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ROUTE OF THE PUEBLOS BLANCOS (Non Drive)
The famed white towns and villages around Ronda have long been a destination for discerning travellers.The rolling contryside of Serrania de Ronda and the majestic Sierras de Grazalema offer great opportunities for walking. This 7 night linear walking holiday explores the very best of the sierras. After the first night in Ronda you stay for 2 nights in Montejaque and the last 4 nights in Grazalema. The hotels are in the centre of these delightful pueblos and the last two locations have pools. Bags are transported between locations.

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PUEBLOS BLANCOS & CAMINITO del REY (Self Drive)
This self drive holiday follows a similar itinerary to the Route of the Pueblos Blancos plus the opportunity to walk the spectacular and recently re-opened Caminito del Rey. The first night is spent in Ronda, a 90 minute drive from Malaga airport. The followng two nights are spent in Montejaque, the next three nights in Grazalema and the last night in Guadalhorce, the 'lake district' of Andalucia. The drive from Grazalema to the lakes takes around 90 minutes and the Caminito is walked in the afternoon. Overnight accommodation is in a delightful hotel close to the north access of the gorge. This location leaves an easy 60 minute drive back to Malaga airport to end the adventure.

Spanish Steps hiking vacations

TWO CONTINENTS  - Tarifa to Fés (Non Drive)
This exciting walking adventure is based on our classic Two Continents guided walking holiday. Although similar in format to our Self Guided holidays in Spain, we engage local guides to accompany the walks in Morocco. The holiday starts in Tarifa, the most southerly point of Europe where you stay for two nights , The next thre nights are spent in the Chefchaouen, the stunning 'blue town' in the Rif moutains. The last two nights are spent in the Imperial city of Fes for onward travel in Morocco or departure from Fés airport

Self guided Prices 2018 - Quick view  

Non Drive - Airport transfers and transfers to trail heads included

Self Drive - Seven day hire car provided for all transfers and travel

Prices per person sharing double/twin rooms

See holiday pages for provisions and prices for larger groups.

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