Hiking Holidays in Spain - The Costa Blanca

Hiking Holidays in Spain- The Costa Blanca

Hiking Holidays in Spain - "The rugged mountains of the Costa Blanca offer a wonderful landscape of pinnacled ridges, enourmous crags and shady pines. Orange and almond groved enhance the valleys, whilst attractive mountain villages provide hospitality, offering a real Spanish experience."

Abdet is situated in the heart of the Costa Blanca mountains. Ideally placed for a wide variety of walks, some straight from your doorstep! The peaceful village has only 100 residents yet you are certain of a warm welcome. Please visit our accommodation page for details of where to stay

Other popular areas include the Sierra Aitana, Monte Ponoch, Puig Campana; the Val de Arc; the Benidorm Area - Sierra Helada, Sierra Cortina; Sierra Serrella/Aixorta; Val de Algar; Val de Galinera/Forada; and the North-west Sierras.

Hiking Holidays in Spain - The Costa Blanca
On this page - free walking guides for the Costa Blanca

You will find more than enough walks to keep you going for a couple of weeks in the local area though.

Short walks around Abdet - ideal for families.

The Old Mill Walk, and the Abdet Upper Canyon

Distance: 2.5 kms. Explore ancient terraces, an abandoned mill, and a rocky canyon with amazing pools (ideal for a swim) on this short walk starting in Abdet.
  solitude in the barranco de meli - Abdet
Pinnacles Walk and Rocky Valley

Distance: approx 4 to 6 kms. Starting in Abdet this delightful walk follows narrow roads, tracks and paths around rocky pinnacles with ever changing views.
  Early morning view over Abdet
Tree walk - Spot fruit trees on a circular walk via Confrides

Distance: 5km. Easy walking, an old mule trail forms part of this scenic walk to Abdet's twin village Confrides. In autumn the trees are laden with fruits of many different kinds
  Bernia Ridge from the fruit tree walk

Confrides Castle Walk

Distance: 1.5km. A short walk with spectacular views and impressive rock scenery. Explore the remains of an ancient castle perched on an improbable rock peak.

  Confrides Castle

Confrides Circuits

Distance: 2kms to 12 kms. Four circular walks that can be linked in various ways to provide one or more routes with great variety. Explore the old village of Confrides, ancient terraces, old mills, and quiet rural lanes.


Serella Castle Short Walk and Loop

Distance: 2.2 kms or 7.5 kms (longer options available). At over 1400 Metres high the ruins of Serella Castle suprisingly provide 2 pleasant short walks.

  Returning along the ridge of the Serella Castle Loop
Longer walks


Serella Pinnacles - The Lost World

Distance 8kms - Visit the amazing pinnacles of Pena Yedra. Although the full circuit involves some easy scrambling it is possble to do a return walk to visit this superb area of rock scenery. Can be extended into a longer walk with different approaches.


Sanchet Traverse

Distance 8kms - Sanchet is almost a hidden mountain. It is composed of huge fins and butresses with some steep terraces in between. There are only three possible ways onto the summit apart from long rock climbing routes. This is a challenging mountain walk, although short in distance.


Ombria Solaro Valley Walk

Distance 8 kms - mainly downhill. Explore a little visited hidden valley with good views of the rocky ridges of the Serella peaks. Mainly on tracks with a short section on narrow footpaths crossing the Barranco de Mancillo.

  Rock Arch

Sierra Aitana Peaks

Distance: 8kms. Unique ridges, rock crevices and crevasses, snow holes and mountain scenery are all encountered on this circuit on the Sierra Aitana.

  Contouring in towards fat mans agony
Sanchet Circuit and the Hidden Valleys

Distance: 16kms. Good footpaths and tracks on a journey through remote tranquil valleys. This full circuit around the peak of Sanchet provides an unforgetable day out.
  On the initial climb towards the Pena Roc cliffs

Guide Books

The Costa Blanca Walks Volume One book is ideal, and although slightly out of date in places it will give you a wide variety of walks all within easy reach from Abdet.

Walking holidays in Spain

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.

There are two restaurants 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.

Check out the virtual tours where you can look around the accommodation in detail as well as explore the village!



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

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