Andalucian Trails

Away from the coastline, the quiet villages of Competa and Capileira take us to a hidden world of deepest Andalucia. The network of paths, passing olive groves and orchards, cross the region and offer panoramic views as we go.


  • Andalucia

  • 14 nights

  • 9th Apr 2022 – 23rd Apr 2022

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 14150

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Last Modified: 19th October 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.
  • Walk to the hillside town of Frigiliana with valley and distant sea views.
  • Explore the charming town of Competa with its magnificent 16th century church and shaded plazas.
  • Explore the trails of the Poqueira Gorge.
  • Picturesque panoramas with snow-capped mountains or springtime blossom.
  • Ascend the 2500m Peña Bon above Trevélez.

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.

Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent.

These walks are in more remote areas such as Andorra or northern Portugal.

Similar to Grade 5, but with most of the walks at the upper level of ascent/descent, time and distance.