FUTURE country Walks

Pleasant walks in the countryside for about two hours in duration and of 7 – 10 km

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Reservation is required before attending every Walk

Only paid up members of U3A International may participate
Guests are not permitted

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ALBUQUERIA VALLEY – UPPER WATERFALLS ROUTE

ALBUQUERIA VALLEY – UPPER WATERFALLS ROUTE -- Reservations Now Accepted
country Walk

The start of this walk is very difficult for the first km and the first half hour because of the steep rocky path with deep gullies and loose stones. However, it does ascend to a wider path which can be called a pleasant and easy, country walk.

8,5 Km
Medium to Heavy

LA MAIRENA TO OJEN MOUNTAIN TRACK

LA MAIRENA TO OJEN MOUNTAIN TRACK
country Walk

This walk is located behind La Mairena and from the starting point this is a very pleasant country walk with wonderful scenery all around. There are many view spots where it is possible to stop and take in the views. This is not a strenuous walk and there are no parts where there is uneven footing.

10 Km
Medium

PUERTA VERDE (LAKE CONCEPCIÓN)

PUERTA VERDE (LAKE CONCEPCIÓN)
country Walk

This walk is easy with only a few, quite gentle hills but is about 9 km long. There will be occasional stops to take in the wonderful views over Lake Concepción towards Istán and La Concha mountain.

9 Km
Easy

BENAHAVIS HIGH WALK

BENAHAVIS HIGH WALK
country Walk

This walk will be mostly along the river above the Benahavis reservoir.
Due to limited parking we will meet at the Carpark by the church 2Kms before entering Benahavis and then car share to the starting point.

6 Km
Easy to Medium

LAS HUERTAS DE COÍN

LAS HUERTAS DE COÍN
country Walk

Las Huertas de Coín is a small hamlet in the countryside between Guaro and Coín. The walk is a circular route over the Rio Grande and past agricultural land. It has spectacular views of the Sierra de las Nieves.

8 Km
Easy

RIO GRANDE TOW PATH – COÍN

RIO GRANDE TOW PATH – COÍN
country Walk

The Rio Grande Tow Path follows the Rio Grande on both sides. Part of the walk is through agricultural land where in the right time of the year wild narcissus are flowering.

9-10 Km
Easy to Medium

CHARCO DE LA VIRGEN – TOLOX

CHARCO DE LA VIRGEN – TOLOX
country Walk

This is an out and back walk starting at the Fuente Amargosa Health Spa in Tolox. Although this needs an extra half hour’s drive to the start of the walk, the drive is scenic and the walk, although shorter than usual, is well worth it.

5 Km
Medium

SIERRA DE LAS NIEVES NATURAL PARK

SIERRA DE LAS NIEVES NATURAL PARK
country Walk

The walk follows good tracks through pine woods with views of the mountains of La Sierra de las Nieves. This is an out and back walk with the turning point having views over Istán to Gibraltar (on a clear day).

8 Km
Medium

RIO PEREILAS VALLEY, MONDA

RIO PEREILAS VALLEY, MONDA
country Walk

This walk leads into the foot hills below the Sierra Alpujata, through avocado groves and almond trees, and reaches the point where it looks down onto the Rio Pereilas running through the rich fertile valley.

7 - 8 Km
Easy to Medium

NACIMIENTO DE COÍN AND FIRE-LOOKOUT

NACIMIENTO DE COÍN AND FIRE-LOOKOUT
country Walk

This walk will pass through the pine forest and across heath land. Several inclines lead to a mirador which is next to a fire lookout post. From this point there are great views down to the coastline and surrounding countryside.

9 Km
Easy to Medium

CABOPINO CIRCUIT

CABOPINO CIRCUIT
country Walk

This route follows the boardwalks next to the beach and sand dunes, passes through pleasant streets and then through unspoilt countryside. There are some gradients and some rough ground but there is a stop on the crest of a hill overlooking the sea. This is a joint country and hill walk, as it is the last walk of the season and everybody is invited to have lunch together in Cabopino Port afterwards.

9 Km
Medium to Heavy