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Granada and Las Alpujarras

From £1,180.00
11 Days & 10 Nights
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Granada and Las Alpujarras

  • An Andalucian adventure, exploring Granada and traversing the Alpujarras on foot
  • Discover the Alhambra palace, with its Moorish mosaics and fountain-filled gardens
  • Sample delicious local food—dried hams and dishes with an explosion of spices
  • Walk to Trevelez, the highest village in Spain, at the foot of mighty Mulhacen
  • Overnight stays in charming rural hotels in idyllic locations surronded by mountains
Explore Granada and traverse the Alpujarras, both highlights of Spain’s Andalucia region. Surrounded by the snow-dusted peaks of the Sierra Nevada and filled with Moorish mosaics and ancient alleyways, discover Granada, also home to the Alhambra Palace. Walk high into the mountains and enjoy laid-back rural life in the Alpujarras. Follow trails through olive groves and tiny Berber style villages, former strongholds of the Spanish Moors. Sample some of the delicious local specialities including, ‘jamon serrano’ and “plato alpujarreno’, walk up to the highest village in Spain, Trevelez, and stay in Mairena, described as the “Balcony of the Alpujarras”. Stunning panoramas are constantly on view and you will rarely meet another soul while walking in these lovely valleys of eastern Andalucia.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive and overnight in Granada Day 2 Free day in Granada. transfer to Capileira Day 3 Poqueira Gorge Loop Walk 5.8 miles / 9.3 km Day 4 Walk to Ferreirola 6.5 miles / 11.1 km Day 5 Taha Valley Loop Walk 9.5 miles / 15.5 km Day 6 Walk to Trevelez 10.1 miles / 16.3 km Day 7 Choice of walks from Trevelez 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 8 Walk to Berchules 10 miles / 16.5 km Day 9 Transfer to Yegen, Walk to Mairena 7 miles / 11.3 km Day 10 Loop walk from Mairena 7 miles / 11 km Day 11 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 17kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 17kg is equivalent to 100 cans of coke. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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