Walking in the Sierra de Grazalema

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Zahara de la Sierra / Ronda
  • Distance 92 km / 57 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    March - May
    September - November
  • Price From $998

Overview

This will be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know one of the most beautiful mountainous areas in Spain. You will walk along the trails of the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park and have an unforgettable tour through the famous Pueblos Blancos. You can immerse yourself in a land of irregular limestone peaks, green mountains and deep gorges.

  • You’ll have a walk through one of the charming White Villages in Zahara de la Sierra, embedded in a rock at the base of the Grazalema Mountains
  • You'll stay in country houses and boutique hotels
  • You will discover Grazalema, one of the most beautiful white villages
  • You will see the Arab influence in the villages of Benaocaz, Benaojan and Montejaque
  • You will finish the route in one of the most famous white villages: Ronda

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Transfer from Ronda to Zahara de la Sierra
    • Baggage transfer service between stages
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Unspecified transfers
    • Unspecified meals
    • Drinks and snacks
    • Personal equipment
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To get to the starting point of this walking trail in Sierra de Grazalema, the best option is to take a flight to Malaga or Seville Airport. You will have to go by bus to Ronda (2h 30m) and from there, a private transferwill take you to Zahara de la Sierra.

    When you finish your trip, you can head to Malaga Airport, which is the closest. From Ronda, the journey will take approximately two hours.

    To get to Seville Airport, you will need to make a bus trip of approximately three hours.

    Another option is to take the train. Ronda is very well connected with other cities in Spain. You can visit Renfe's website for options.

    FAQs

    We suggest you book once you have decided your plans, as this is a very popular region and accommodation reservations should be made as soon as possible. However, we will do our best to fit in with your plans.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    This route has a moderate level of difficulty, so the walks are designed to last between 3 and 7 hours each day, with ascents between 225 and 795 metres and descents greater than 800 metres.

    The ground in general is quite rocky and there may be muddy/slippery stretches during the wet season.In addition, there are rural roads, asphalted areas, and sections with steep slopes (particularly in the Green Gorge area).

    From June to September the walk can be more difficult, due to the high temperatures at that time of year, so we recommend leaving early on those days.

    The detailed information will be sent to you once you make the reservation. This indicates a specific list of items, including good walking boots or shoes, waterproof clothing and a backpack.

    You can use public transport or local taxis to continue to the next stop.

    Yes, this is a requirement when booking with us. It's important that this insurance covers your activities, emergency evacuation, and hospital care.

    As a guide, we recommend that the minimum age of the traveller is 5 years old.