The Sierra de Aracena – walking in Spain

Uunspoiled, green countryside near Galaroza.

Uunspoiled, green countryside near Galaroza.

Having explored Spain’s Sierra de Aracena some years back for a walking guide and map, it was interesting to see a long and enticing piece in today’s Saturday Telegraph magazine about this little-visited region:-

http://tinyurl.com/qhyqwtj

 

 

Another green and beautiful walking route, near the little town of Fuenteheridos.

Another green and beautiful walking route, near the little town of Fuenteheridos.

Spain offers so many wonderful walking regions, yet Sierra de Aracena remains little-known – which is of course, part of its charm. If you want dramatic mountains, look elsewhere. If you like wonderful green, natural walking interspersed with hamlets and little characterful towns, you’ll enjoy this area. It’s the perfect ‘get away from it all’ place.

 

The little town of Cortelazor.

The little town of Cortelazor.

If your interest has been sparked, take a look at map and walking information from DIscovery Walking Guides:  http://www.dwgwalking.co.uk/sierradearacena.htm

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3 responses to “The Sierra de Aracena – walking in Spain”

  1. discoverywalking says :

    Seeing the Telegraph article today on Spain’s SIerra de Aracena was like meeting with an old friend. What a beautiful region it is!

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  2. rosinaus says :

    I remember this as a wonderfully fertile, green area with lots of streams, trees and wildflowers.

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  3. discoverywalking says :

    If you visit in autumn, don’t miss the Seta Festival – I had no idea there were so many different edible funghi!

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