Castles, Canyons & Forgotten Kingdoms


7 Day Guided Walking Holiday

Your week of walking explores the incredible rocky summits, valleys and canyons of the Costa Blanca mountains. You will also visit ancient castles built by the Moors, whose descendants still live in the area. One of the highlights is an ascent of the Sierra Aitana, at over 5,000 feet it is the  highest summit in Valencia province.

Dates: October 14th - 21st  2017 (or any other dates for groups of 3, 4 or 5 - please enquire)

Location: Guadalest Valley (Sierra Serrella & Sierra Aitana)

Price: £499

The Costa Blanca is great for winter walking with one of the mildest winter climates in Europe.
Blue Skies and Endless Vistas
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On your walking holiday you will ascend the highest peak in Valencia which lies a few miles to the south of Abdet
Valencias Highest Peak
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You will visit some incredible ruined castles built by the Moors more than 500 years ago.
Ancient Castles perched on rocky peaks
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In Spring the terraces are ablaze with blossom and flowers. In Autumn there is fruit and crops such as almonds, walnuts and olives which you can sample.
Almond Blossom
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Fresh water springs flow out the mountains and provide welcome cool drinks on warm days
Water Stop
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Your walks will take you through some remote and spectacular mountain scenery.
Spectacular Mountain Trails
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These unique rock crevasses lie high on a mountainside above Abdet. Every walk is full of surprises!
Rock Crevasses
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A mule trail goes through this rock arch as it ascends to a hidden canyon and abandoned settlements, there is lots to explore.
Rock Arch
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Most walks start from Abdet. Sunrise is always special and is something you won't forget
Abdet Sunrise
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The ridge top walks on Serrella give you a birds eye view over the Costa Blanca mountains
Enjoying the Views
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Awesome rock walls tower above you on this ascent of the Monte Ponoche
Vast Rock Walls
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With a maximum of 8 people you will enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
Small groups - friendly atmosphere
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We provide full board with great home cooking, and also picnic lunches with healthy options and a few treats!
Picnic Lunch at the Castle
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Home cooked treats after your walk!
Post Walk Treats
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If you enjoy landscape photography then you will have plenty to keep you busy. we also supply free of charge digital copies of photos from your weeks holiday such as this panorama of the Sierra Aitana
Photo Opportunites
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The Guadalest Valley is one of the most spectacular valleys in Spain. Forests, almond and olive terraces, traditional Costa Blanca villages, and a huge range of walks which we look forward to sharing with you.
The Guadalest Valley
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Walking Holiday Accommodation

accommodation for walkers costa blanca

Accommodation for walkers families and individuals from £10 per person per night! Contact us for special offers. Abdet is the ideal base for a walking holiday with easy access to many walks, and of course you are surrounded by spectacular scenery. There are two recently renovated houses area suitable for groups or individuals. All bedding is included and we can also provide a food welcome pack to get you started. We also offer guided walking holidays

There is a restaurant in the village and even more choice in the nearby village of Confrides. In the summer months the local pools and streams provide superb venues for relaxation.

For further info look at the Costa Blanca Mountain Friends web site. the small, fit and friendly group devoted to mountain walks, scrambling, abseiling and rock climbing in the beautiful Costa Blanca mountain area of the Valencia region