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Sierra de Grazalema

from £855
The Sierra de Grazalema, offers a wealth of walking trails, to rugged limestone peaks, through verdant mountain pastures filled with flowers in the spring and between delightful mountain villages
  • Product Code 13500
  • Holiday Type Holidays With Two Grades Of Walking, New Holiday
  • Grade Grade 4, Grade 6
  • Holiday Duration 7 Nights

The village of Grazalema, nestling in a valley at 823m, is surrounded by beautiful and protected wooded mountains and rolling sierras, and is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque in Andalucia. Traditional whitewashed houses, narrow, steep cobblestone streets and picturesque vistas greet the visitor. The village lies within a natural park, the Sierra de Grazalema, which offers a wealth of walking trails, to rugged limestone peaks, through verdant mountain pastures filled with flowers in the spring and between delightful mountain villages such as Benaocaz and Benamahoma.

The extraordinary microclimate of the Grazalema region makes the Sierra region one of the most ecologically important in Spain. Mountains rise to over 1500m providing some beautiful scenery and highlights include the Sierra del Pinar, with its rare Pinsapo pines and spectacular views; ‘Goatherd’s Leap’, where you can often see many birds of prey and the varied and dramatic mountainous scenery as we cross the Sierra del Endrinal. The variety of terrain and scenery in such a small area is quite remarkable and is ideal for offering a two leader, two grade walking programme.

Grazalema provides a wonderful mix of walks in excellent countryside with returning to a traditional Spanish village each evening. Ronda, which sits atop the dramatic Tajo gorge, is close by and well worth a visit, not only for walking but also for the history, architecture and views.


Holiday Highlights

  • Enjoy the abundance of springtime flora.
  • Walking in contrasting terrain.
  • Sample walking at 2 Grades with 2 Leaders.
  • Stroll Garzalema's cobbled streets.
  • Surround yourself with rolling sierra views.
The holiday inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What's included in this holiday Items that are covered in the cost of holiday price.

      Return flights from Gatwick to Malaga (British Airways, Easyjet or Charter)
      Airport transfers
      Half board en suite accommodation with local wines with dinner
      All local transport costs.
Whats not included in this holiday Items that are not covered in the cost of holiday price.

  • Entrance fees to some museums and historic buildings (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Insurance
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Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised program, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.

This departure: Grade 4 and 6

  1. Day 1

    We arrive into Malaga airport and transfer by coach into the Andalucian countryside to the small village of Grazalema. Located in the Sierra de Grazalema, the village is a perfect base for exploring a green region of southern Spain. We stay at the Hotel Villa de Grazalema for seven nights' accommodation. Depending on our arrival time today, we may have an orientation walk of the village before dinner.

  2. Day 2 to 7

    The extraordinary microclimate of the Grazalema region makes the Sierra region one of the most ecologically important in Spain. Mountains rise to over 1500m providing some beautiful scenery and highlights include the Sierra del Pinar, with its rare Pinsapo pines and spectacular views; ‘Goatherd’s Leap’, where you can often see many birds of prey and the varied and dramatic mountainous scenery as we cross the Sierra del Endrinal. The variety of terrain and scenery in such a small area is quite remarkable and is ideal for offering a two leader, two grade walking programme. Each day, there will be a grade 4 and a grade 6 walk on offer, quite often following the same route, but with added transport for the grade 4 walk, making this within grade. 

    We are currently finalising our walking programme and full details will be available shortly.

  3. Day 8

    After breakfast, we make our way back to Malaga airport for our return flight.

Travel Details

  • Return flights from Gatwick to Malaga (British Airways, Easyjet or Charter)
  • Arrival transfers by road c.1hr30mins
  • We can offer regional flight options but due to the location and travelling time to our resort we operate just one transfer coach between the airport and our hotel to coincide with our main group. This may mean that there is a wait at the overseas airport in one or both directions.
  • Upgrades are available on most flights. For scheduled flights this may be Premium Economy, Business or First Class. Most low-cost carriers also have extra legroom seats. 

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Villa de Grazalema

The Villa de Grazalema is a short walk from the centre of the village, which is surrounded by Sierra del Endrinal Mountains. Traditional regional cuisine is offered in the hotel restaurant and there is a cafe/bar with a terrace overlooking the village. Rooms are all en suite with air conditioning, and balcony or terrace offering mountain views. There is also an outdoor swimming pool at the hotel.


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