Urban Walking in Seville
For walking Seville, we chose a route on the banks of the Guadalquivir river, from the town centre to the iconic Alamillo Bridge and across into neighbouring Alamillo Park.
The walk starts at San Telmo Bridge, near San Telmo Palace in the heart of the Old Town. Walk down to the Guadalquivir and stay on the “town side” of the river throughout.
On the first stretch of the walk, you will pass
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Easy hiking trails in Spain
This is easily one of the most scenic views from our recent hike on the Costa Brava between the Catalonian beach resorts of La Fosca and Palafrugell: with the three classical features of the Mediterranean coastline – the plants that grow out of the arid slopes and cliffs, the vast expanse of the ocean, the combination of beaches and human settlements – neatly arranged in the three dimensions of foreground, middleground and background, this looks almost too
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Easy hiking in Spain
Forget everything you have always thought you knew about the Costa Brava: the holiday factories, the hordes of Viking tourists, the overcrowded beaches….
Sure, the Costa Brava has all of that, but certainly not on the stretch between Palamos and Palafrugell – an area that will remind you, in fact, of what attracted the international tourism industry to this part of the Iberian Peninsula in the first place.
This part of the Cami de
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Easy hiking in Spain
La Fosca had been recommended to us. It is not a place where one would wind up otherwise.
Remember this: Next time you travel through Catalonia or anywhere along the Costa Brava, make room in your itinerary for a trip to La Fosca. Take this as a personal recommendation from Easy Hiker.
There are many reasons to go there. First of all, and most importantly for us, it is an
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Guest Post: Hiking El Camino de Santiago de Compostela
Hikers in Spain will witness a diverse range of landscapes during their journey, from rugged mountainsides and luscious greenery to quaint villages dotted with whitewashed houses along the Way of St James.
Many people visiting Spain for a trek will opt to go hiking the Way of St James – an ancient pilgrimage with a fascinating history that is once again gaining in popularity. The beauty of this trek is
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