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 WALKING IN SOUTHERN SPAIN

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Andalusia, Costa Del Sol, Seville, Cordoba, Granada Marco Polo Map - Marco Polo maps feature completely up-to-date, digitally generated mapping. The high quality cartography with distance indicators and scale converters aid route planning. Includes 6 city plans: Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Jerez de la Frontera, Malaga and Sevilla. A fold-out overview map is ideal for route planning and 7 self-adhesive Marco Polo mark-it stickers can be used to pin-point a destination or route for future reference. Scenic routes and places of interest are highlighted - ideal for touring holidays. Comprehensive index. The map scale is 1: 200 000. Published May 11

Andalucia (Michelin Regional Maps) Published June 12

Comunidad, Valenciana, Murcia (Michelin Regional Maps) Published March 13

Alpujarras Tour & Trail Super-Durable Map - Alpujarras Tour & Trail Map 2nd edition is a 40K scale topographical map of the Alpujarras region of Andalucia. 2nd edition has been fully updated to include all the new research for 'Walk! the Alpujarras' guidebook. Published Nov 12

ISBN: 9781904946250 - Apujarras Tour and Trail Super-durable Map

Sierra De Aracena Tour and Trail Map - 1:40,000 scale topographical map covering the Sierra de Aracena region in northern Huelva/Andalucia. All walking routes from 'Sierra de Aracena - a Walk! Guidebook' are clearly highlighted including gps waypoints where space permits. Produced to the latest Tour & Trail standards resulting in a map of outstanding accuracy and clarity. Whether you are driving, walking, hiking, horse riding or mountain biking this is the map to carry with you. Published Sept 04

Axarquia (Costa Del Sol) Tour & Trail Map - Large 40,000 scale double sided topographical map specifically designed for car drivers and walkers exploring the Costa del Sol's premiere mountain landscapes. Published Sept 10

Axarquia Tour & Trail Map Super-Durable Edition. Published May 11

Andalucia Tourist Guide, Michelin. Published Jan 09. Limited availability.

ISBN: 9781906261399 - Michelin Travel Guide Andalucia


Costa Del Sol (Michelin Zoom Maps) Published April 09

Sierra Nevada, La Alpujarra Map and Hiking Guide. Sheet Map, scale 1:40,000. Published June 14.

Sierra De Grazalema Map and Hiking Guide Published July 05. Limited availability.

 

 


 

On Foot in Andalucia, Else Byskov - Andalucía is an eldorado for hikers. There are 24 natural parks with a completely pristine, wild and dramatic nature. This books takes the reader by the hand and leads the way onto Southern Spain´s cornucopia of untrodden paths. It doesn´t get any better or any more beautiful anywhere else in the world. Published June 14

Walking in Andalucia, Guy Hunter-Watts - Walking in Andalucía has become the trusted travelling companion for anyone wanting to discover the most beautiful walks that southern Spain has to offer. For this newly revised seventh edition, every route has been re-walked and re-mapped and all key information has been updated. Each of the routes - all of which start in one of southern Spain's five stunning national parks - feature information on estimated times, distances, and difficulty. Also included are detailed overviews of each park, including lists of the best places to eat and stay, plus practical advice on what to pack and where to buy essential items. Published Jan 12

The Mountains of Nerja:Sierras Tejeda, Almijara Y Alhama, Jim Ryan - The little town of Nerja, on Spain's Costa del Sol, nestles under a range of mighty mountains. Less than an hour's drive from Malaga airport, these are the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara Y Alhama. This guidebook describes 24 graded day walks suitable for all abilities, and range from gentle strolls to serious challenges up to high summits. The routes are described step by step and illustrated with extracts from the official IGN mapping with lots of extra information about the natural environment and local history. All of the routes in this guidebook could be done in a single day trip from Nerja, so Nerja is a good base for a trip to the area. With a season that lasts all year, it's no wonder that this area of southern Spain is a popular destination for walkers. Published Sept 14. K

Andalucia and The Costa Del Sol (Landscapes), John and Christine Oldfield - This pocket-sized full-colour guide describes car tours and walks throughout south-central Andalucia: the Alpujarra, Granada and the Sierra Nevada, the Axarquia, Antequera and the Torcal Natural Park, the El Chorro Nature Reserve, the Sierra de Mijas, Sierra de las Nieves, Ronda and the Sierra de Grazalema. All tours and walks are easily accessed from the popular Costa del Sol resorts. The guide includes fold-out touring maps, large-scale (1:50,000) topo walking maps, and timetables for local transport. There is a free on-line update service with specific route change information. Series (50 destinations) dubbed 'the blue Bibles' by the Sunday Times. Published June 10

ISBN: 9781856913805 - Andalucia

Walking in the Sierra Nevada, Andy Walmsley -
The Sierra Nevada, the highest mountain range in Spain, provides tremendous scope for the adventurous mountain traveller: there are rugged peaks over 3000m (Alta Montana), remote valleys, crystal-clear streams and some very interesting scenery among the lower limestone peaks of Baja Montana. Mountain bikers will find plenty of routes to explore; in winter there are snow sports galore, from dowhill skiing and snowboarding to nordic ski tours, and winter mountaineering. With the tourist excesses of the Alps thankfully still absent here, the Sierra Nevada can provide the kind of experience which is now becoming rare in many of the world's other mountain areas. This guide covers the high sector of the range and will prove invaluable to any visitor to the area. There is information on camping and accommodation, road access, mountain-biking routes, local bases, topography and climate, as well as descriptions of 50 walking routes that vary in length from 3km to 56km. Published Feb 06

ISBN: 9781852844356 - Walking in the Sierra Nevada

Andalucia South: The Finest Valley and Mountain Walks, Rother Guide - With a variety of walks from easy to the more demanding, this pocket sized guide to South Andalusia gives a full flavour of the area and includes estimated walking times. The guide also includes tips on accommodation, interesting sights, countryside matters and transport. Published Dec 08

Coastal Walks in Andalucia, Guy Hunter-Watts - Coastal Walking in Andalucía is the fruit of acclaimed author and expert rambler Guy Hunter-Watts' quest to discover walking routes that showcase the region's beautiful and dramatic Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines. Each of the 43 routes feature up-to-date information on estimated walking times, distances, and degrees of difficulty. Also included are detailed overviews of each region, including lists of the best places to eat and stay, plus practical advice on what to pack and where to buy essential items. Published March 12.

North from Granada: A Walking Tour from Granada to Toledo and Madrid in a Direct Line, Roy Nash - A very enjoyable read. This is NOT a serious book about walking in Spain, but a really humorous, and sometimes quite touching, account of the adventures of 2 very different middle-aged men who just decided to walk together from Granada to Madrid. Whether or not you know Spain, or even like walking, I think you're with them every step of the way, and by the end your feet ache too! You feel their frustration as they get into one scrape after another, as they argue and sulk, but are determined to keep going. And at the end you really share their pride when they eventually achieve their goal. Apart from being hugely entertaining, the book is visually attractive, with lots of photographs to aid the reader's imagination, and some amusing vignettes. It would make an ideal gift. Buyer Review. Published April 03. Limited availability.

Hardcover Version Published April 03. Limited availability.
 

Walking Guide to the Via de la Plata and the Camino Sanabres: from Seville to Santiago and Astorga, Gerald Kelly - The Vía de la Plata is a Roman road and pilgrimage route which starts in southern Spain and continues to the north coast at Asturias. It is used today by many pilgrim on their journey to Santiago de Compostela. It is one of the most popular Caminos in Spain.  This new print edition is based on the ebook of the same name. Published in February 2013, it is based on up-to-date information about pilgrim accommodation and facilities along the route. It covers the whole route from Seville to Santiago on the Vía de la Plata and the Camino Sanabrés and the extension which joins the Camino Francés in Astorga. It also describes the Camino to Finisterre and Muxía. Published Feb 13. K
For more on Caminos see Northern Spain

Walking the GR7 in Andalucia, Michelle Lowe and Kirstie Shirra - With its white sandy beaches, pine forests, snow-capped peaks, traditional villages, lush river valleys and olive groves, the GR7 in Andalucía takes you on a journey through the most geographically diverse region on the Iberian peninsula. This wonderfully varied route starts at the southernmost tip of Spain at Tarifa, and meanders through the provinces of Cádiz and Málaga before dividing. The northern route heads through Córdoba and Jaén provinces (711km in total), whilst the southern route passes through Almería and Granada (720km). The route crosses seven stunning natural parks and the Sierra Nevada national park. Published Oct 13. K

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The Andalucian Coast-to-Coast Walk, Guy Hunter-Watts - This is a stunning 21-day walk to do as a whole or in part, taking you through the heart of Andalucia. 'The Andalucian Coast-to-Coast Walk' is the fruit of acclaimed author and walking expert Guy Hunter-Watts' quest for a walking route that would link the region's most beautiful and ancient footpaths. The walk winds its way through six of Andalucia's Natural Parks and passes through several stunning hilltop villages including Frigiliana, Ronda, and Castillo de Castellar. This 21-day, 430-kilometre on-foot odyssey from Maro on the Mediterranean seaboard to Bolonia on the Atlantic Oceans features: detailed route notes with times, distances, water points, GPS and gradings; Spanish Geographical Institute maps with highlighted routes; historical overviews of all villages with recommended places to eat and sleep; and, full GPS references for the route available for direct upload to a handheld device. Published Nov 10

Walking in Andalucia: The Best Walks in Southern Spain's Natural Parks, Guy Hunter-Watts - "Walking in Andalucia" has become the most trusted traveling companion for anyone wanting to discover the most beautiful walks that southern Spain has to offer. In this completely revised and up-dated edition, every route has been re-walked and re-mapped, and several new routes have been added. Each of the 36 routes starts in one of southern Spain's five stunning national parks, features information on estimated times, distances, and difficulty. Also included are detailed overviews of each park, including lists of the best places to eat and stay, plus practical advice on what to pack and where to buy essential items. Published Jan 12.

ISBN: 9788489954847 - Walking in Andalucia

Walk! the Axarquia Charles Davies - The Axarquia contains the Sierras Tejeda and Almijara which form the backbone of the region. Blessed with high summits, dizzying pinnacles, dramatic crags, deep ravines, dozens of springs, delightful rivers and the best coves on the Costa del Sol, this is a region with something for everyone. The only prerequisites for benefiting from all this are a desire to get off the beaten track and a set of relatively sturdy legs. Charles Davis has brought together 32 fully detailed walking routes for his Axarquia 'home region' ranging from moderate routes up to adventures requiring a good degree of fitness. Published Sept 10

ISBN: 9781904946083 - Walk! Axarquia

Walk the Alpujarras, Charles Davies - This is a comprehensive walking guide to the Alpujarras region of Andalucia. Fully detailed walk descriptions include route summary, frequent timings, colour 40K maps and GPS waypoints. Accommodation and regional background are information included. It is written in Charles Davis' informative and inspirational style. "Walk! The Alpujarras" is fully up to date and replaces his earlier 34 "Alpujarras Walks book". GPS waypoints ensure pin-point navigational accuracy for all the routes in "Walk! The Alpujarras". Published Nov 12

 

Sierra De Aracena: A Walk! Guidebook, David and Rosamund Brawn - Introducing you to the beautiful region of Sierra de Aracena, this guidebook has 27 detailed walking routes backed by useful information. Every route has 1:40,000 scale colour mapping from "Tour & Trail Map", plus GPS Waypoints for pinpoint navigational accuracy. Published Sept 04

Costa Del Sol Walks: All Along the Coast from Nerja to Manilva, Charles Davies - 34 walking routes a short distance from the coastal resorts of the Costa del Sol, from Nerja to Manilva. Easy-to-follow, detailed notes with times, distances and gradings; full colour maps and photographs for each walk and clear instructions on how to get to the start of each route. Published Dec 04

ISBN: 9788489954397 - Costa Del Sol Walks

Holiday Walks from the Costa Del Sol, Matt Butler. Published March 03. Limited availability.

Holiday Walks in the Alpujarra, Jeremy Rabjohns - The most up-to-date and accurate collection of walks for this wild and beautiful region of Spain, conveniently located between the busy Costa del Sol and the cosmopolitan city of Granada. The intended audience is independent travellers with a sense of adventure. Published Sept 02. Limited availability.

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