Walking through La Sierra de Gredos

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Hoyos del Espino / Hoyos del Espino
  • Distance 63 km / 40 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    March - November
  • Price From $1,199

Overview

La Sierra de Gredos offers many of the most beautiful routes in Spain, it is a place full of surprises and unique places recognized for its mountain peaks, its diversity, spectacular landscapes, waterfalls, orchards, among others.

It has all kinds of trails, from gentle walks through flower-filled valleys to high altitude walks with ascents up to 1800 metres. It also gives you the opportunity to get to know surrounding hamlets and villages that hide among the vegetation offered by this wonderful place.

  • Discover the historic cities of Avila, Toledo and Salamanca.
  • You will have the opportunity to enjoy the presence of woodpeckers, red kites, vultures and many more.
  • Flexibility in the type of walk you want to do.
  • You can walk around and explore trails between mountains, rivers and lagoons.
  • Ideal for lovers of food, wine, flora and fauna, art and history.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts 
    • Evening meal on day 1
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support 
    • Taxes included

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Car rental
    • Extra nights
    • Stay in additional hotels in nearby cities

    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 through La Sierra de Gredos, you must get to Madrid Airport.

    From there, you will have to rent a car to go to El Milano Real in Hoyos del Espino.

    When you finish your trip, you will have to return in the rented car and take the flight back to your place of origin from Madrid Airport.

    FAQs

    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 medium-low level of difficulty. You do not need to have experience in walking, however, it is advisable that you are in good physical condition and that you are in good health.

    No, only if you're looking to go on one of our challenging, high-level, independent routes. Otherwise, our itineraries and trails are properly marked.

    The routes on this trip are over varied terrain, so it is necessary to carry good boots and in addition, it is recommended to bring a walking stick as there are several long descents.

    This trip has a medium-low level of difficulty, and is perfect for people looking for 4-6 hour walks and are comfortable with 700 metre ascents and descents. No walking experience is needed.

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    karen L.karen L. ★★★★★ The administration was good before our trip and our questions were answered quickly. The accommodation was also good. We had no problems with the baggage transfer too.John W.John W. ★★★★★ Our group of 5 had a really great experience with orbis ways. Our contact person was helpful via email and via phone. Great accommodations and each host was helpful and generous with kindness.Juliana M.Juliana M. ★★★★★ I travelled last week to Madeira with Orbis Ways and it has been an amazing experience. Accommodations were exceptional, and everything was explained very well, apart from that the Island is amazing, must be seen at least once in a lifetime. Dinners were very good, with local fresh homemade food! Very recomending!!!Lauren G.Lauren G. ★★★★★ Excellent trip. Excellent communication with Orbis. Lovely accommodations. Luggage transfer was always done well and the overall trip was excellent. I cannot wait to do another walk in 2023 and will use Orbis ways 100%.sanda S.sanda S. ★★★★★ Few days ago I finished Camino Francés. Orbis Ways planned the trip for me, arranged my routes and accommodations as well as luggage transfers. Everything went smoothly from the beginning in St Jean Pied du Port until the end in Santiago. Rooms with private bathrooms that they booked for me were comfortable and clean and luggage transfers underwent without mistakes. My daily routes were well planned. In 34 days I had only two problematic situations with accommodations and their 24 hours assistance team solved them in few minutes. I enjoyed every minute of my Way. I am planning to return and do some other route - Norte and Portugués gor sure. Orbis Ways will be my choice again.Karin B.Karin B. ★★★★★ I did the wonderful walking holiday trip of 8 days Mont Blanc...the experience was incredible, from the beginning everything chosen in the dossier was beyond expectations, providing all the necessary information.I am very grateful for the wonderful and detailed attention of Jhonay. Also the accommodations chosen were very comfortable!I have no doubt that I will repeat as soon as I can, the routes are spectacular!Julie F.Julie F. ★★★★★ Orbisways did an outstanding job of planning our trip along the Camino de Santiago. The provided voucher provided excellent information, the accommodations were awesome, never had any confusion regarding travel details and the staff I worked with prior to our trip were kind and very efficient. I highly recommend OrbisWays and will definitely be traveling with them again!!js_loader