Category: Local Area

Algueña – Peña Gorda (1085m)

My name is Heidi and I come from Helsinki, Finland. With my husband Olli-Pekka and our 3 dogs we live in Gran Alacant and enjoy the brilliant Mediterranean climate and possibility of discovering new hiking routes all over our Alicante province and sometimes even a bit further. Ironically, I have a fear of heights, but
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The Giant’s Cauldron

I remember reading about this walk a couple of year’s ago with it’s intriguing name, La Caldera de Gigante! Although, we’d not visited this area before, I expected that the terrain would be totally flat, hence being suitable for the fruit and vegetable farmers of the Vega Baja. Off we set taking the N332 south
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Gran Alacant to Santa Pola Town Centre Walk

Another delightful walk! Walking shoes/trainers/sandals should be worn although generally it is a smooth track/road! It takes 1-1½ hours to reach Santa Pola. From near the top of Avda Escandinavia, just past the new walkway to the paragliders’ launch site, turn right up a track there. At the signpost turn right, walk the short distance
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GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA

Guardamar del Segura is famous for its 12 kilometres of fine sandy beaches. It lies approximately 15 kilometres north of Torrevieja and has a population of just over 11,000. As it is located at the mouth of the river Segura, it is believed that it was given this name, meaning the Guardian of the river
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