Alicante self guided walking vacation
A tailor made, self guided walking vacation in the very tranquil Costa Blanca Mountains. Walking inn to inn for a week on a 100km route, with bags transferred.
Six days of walking in Alicante Costa Blanca Mountains Callosa de En Sarria Benifato Guadalest Valley and Guadalest Castle Aitana Mountain Confrido Facheca Seta Valley Castells de Castells, Tárbena Valley Algar Falls Callosa Accommodation in six different Mediterranean villages Bags transferred from inn to inn
€740 excluding flights
120€ single supplement 85€ extra nights
Description of Alicante self guided walking vacation
Daily departures from September to May
5 Reviews of Alicante self guided walking vacation
4 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 19 Feb 2017 by Gabriel HydeDramatic scenery. Really excellent. Read full review
Reviewed on 26 May 2016 by Michael WilkinsonWonderful experience - well organised and stress free! Read full review
Reviewed on 23 Jun 2015 by Gerald McManusExcellent, regarding the quality of Erik service, the selection of the trails and of the accommodations. Read full review
Reviewed on 07 Jan 2013 by Sandra OThe Walks everyday were so amazing and varied, it is hard to pick a favorite. Also the food was great, and there was lots of it. And the hosts were always welcoming and hospitable. I felt I had made a new friend every day. Read full review
Reviewed on 16 Mar 2012 by Brian GarsdenThe most memorable part of this vacation is difficult to choose. Probably the longest day over the "moorland " and then down into the valley where we were dwarfed seemingly on all side by the high mountainous walls surrounding it. Read full review
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetDiversifying into rural tourism allows the villagers to develop an income that contributes towards sustaining the rural economy, and in turn, allows the villagers to continue caring for their land and conserves the diversity of flora, fauna and landscape.
The conservation of these biological and landscape values is crucial in an area acknowledged as a European bio-diversity hotspot but that has little, or no, official status or protection.
A walking vacation also has a small carbon footprint and so has little impact on global warming.
PeopleYour visit to this area will both make a difference to the local community and the to the environment. Rural depopulation and an aging population structure are slowly eroding the traditional way of life pursued by the inhabitants of these mountain villages for hundreds of years.
Our main aim in promoting this trek is to help provide these villages with an economic alternative that respects cultural and environmental values. In most, farming is the only means of earning a living. However, continuing reductions in crop prices and rising production costs means that it is becoming less and less viable to farm these steep mountains.
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