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Spanish Fir and Chestnut Forest Guided Holiday Treks
DURATION: 2 ó 3 Days. 160 €
GUIDED: Minimum 8 people.
INCLUDES: Specialist guide, Insurance, Picnic on route. Acommodation in **Hostal in Ronda.
OPTION: TAILOR MADE
DEPARTURES:
20th-21st July 2004
8th-9th May 2004
16th-17th October 2004
30th October-1st November
9 al 11 de Abril (Semana Santa)
DIFFICULTY:
PRICE: 160 € / Person / VAT Included

Day 1: The Fir Forest of the Nieves Mountains
Day 2: The Upper Genal Valley

Route:
The hidden landscapes of Southern Europe is ideal for walking holidays in Spain. A magical valley forgotten by time… Discover the hiking trails of the Nieves Mountains Nature Reserve and the Genal Valley, its ancient Spanish fir and chestnut forests, and a botanical gem known as the gall-oak… Look out over the Costa del Sol, Africa and “El Peñon” (Gibraltar).

Sierra de las Nieves Nature Reserve and Valle del Genal. Serranía de Ronda (Ronda mountains). Málaga.
You will discover its paths, scouring centenarian Spanish fir forests until you find "el quejido de la montaña". You will enjoy an unique view of the Costa del Sol, Africa and the Rock of Gibraltar.
On the second day you will visit a valley forgotten by the men, where the people of the Valle del Geniales will show you how, 100 years ago, they used to carry water in their mules to take it to the country houses. A colorful mosaic changing every season.

First day trek: The Sierra de las Nieves Spanish Fir Forest
Second day trek: Through the Valle del Genal

Sierra de las Nieves Spanish Fir Forest. Biosphere Reserve
Valle del Genal, the last virgin valley on the South.

Total of Kilometres: 18 Km.
Accumulated Positive Drop:
Accumulated Negative Drop:
Duration: 2 days / Technical difficulty: Low. Physical difficulty: Medium
First day: The Sierra de las Nieves Spanish Fir Forest
Duration: 3-4 hours. Difficulty: Intermediate (adaptable)
Distance: 10 Km. / Drop: +400m

The Spanish Fir Forest is an endemic fir tree on the South of Spain.
This route will let you know one of the best preserved Spanish fir forests in this area, as well as know the mountain gall-oak grove, a magnificent botanical treasure.
Second day: Through the high Genal Valley. Duration: 3-4 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate (adaptable) Distance: 10 Km. Drop: +400
Some of the attractions are walking Ander a centenary chestnut forest, discovering small fields (cultivated in a tradicional way), crossing small cristaline streams... A magical route that will make you go back in time
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