Walking from Cómpeta

Unmentioned in any of the guide books for Southern Spain, the town of Competa is a hidden gem. Ideally situated, there's a network of paths, passing olive groves and orchards.


  • Andalucia

  • 7 nights

  • 20th Dec 2021 – 27th Dec 2021

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 14100

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Last Modified: 17th September 2021

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Enjoy hill walking in the Sierra Almijara and Sierra Tejeda with fantastic views over the valleys.
  • Admire the traditional Andalucian Pueblos Blancos dotted throughout the landscape.
  • Explore the charming town of Competa with its magnificent 16th century church and shaded plazas.
  • Discover Moorish architecture.
  • Walk to the hillside town of Frigiliana with valley and distant sea views.
  • Visit the charming villages, giving us a glimpse of a more traditional part of Andalucia.

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 5

Full day walks with moderate amounts of ascent and descent.

The paths are mostly good, but there may be some steep and rough ground.

Walks will last up to 6 hours and could involve as much as 750m of ascent and descent. Some walks will be less demanding.