5 Hiking trails to enjoy in the French Pyrenees

As a natural barrier that marks the border between Spain and France, the Pyrenees are one of the most renowned mountain ranges in Europe.

While it is true that Spaniards have the privilege of enjoying the beauty of its southern slope, which separates Guipúzcoa, Navarra, Aragón and Catalonia from France, the French Pyrenees on its northern side are also a source of surprise and admiration for its visitors.

Therefore, from Walkaholic, we suggest some special routes to immerse yourself during this summer in the freshness of the mountain landscapes of the French Pyrenees. Continue reading 5 Hiking trails to enjoy in the French Pyrenees

Required equipment for summer hiking

Summer is the season of the year where thousands of people prepare to get in touch with nature, going out and fill their lungs with clean and fresh air.

One of the most important elements during the practice of this activity is to be well prepared to overcome the obstacles of each season. Therefore, it is important to think carefully which are the accessories that to carry in the backpack and which are the right footwear and clothes.

Then, we must take into account the characteristics of the route of choice, the distance that we will travel, if we are going to camp and the number of days we will be on the road. In addition, of course, we must take into account the climatic conditions that we are going to face. Continue reading Required equipment for summer hiking

Hiking trails with water to travel in Spain this summer

Summer is the season that comes with high temperatures and scorching sun. Although these conditions do not frighten a well-prepared hiker, it is also true that, to make the day more fun and fresh, there is nothing better than walking on routes with water nearby.

The proximity of the precious liquid tends to cool the environment and make the heat more tolerable, as well as being an accessible water source to combat dehydration, if all necessary precautions are taken to make it drinkable.

Of course, not all are practical advantages: waterfalls, rivers and lagoons in perfect harmony with the environment are places that attract a very interesting flora and fauna, as well as being the perfect frames for the most beautiful photos. Continue reading Hiking trails with water to travel in Spain this summer

7 Routes to visit in the Basque Country that you will love

Euskadi, the Basque Country, is a territory full of diverse landscapes, history and cultural heritage. The best way to know entirely and really get filled with the spirit of its people is walking its roads and breathing the pure air of its countryside.

This region is privileged by a well-marked network of routes and trails, which includes GR (Long Distance), PR (Small Route) and SL (Local Path) trajectories. Therefore, you can visit on foot its most picturesque villages,  museums, enjoy Basque cuisine and be delighted with wonderful views.

To discover Euskadi, from Walkaholic we propose you 7 hiking routes in the Basque Country, taking into account different degrees of difficulty and terrains. Continue reading 7 Routes to visit in the Basque Country that you will love

Stunning coastal hiking trails to do in Spain

Hiking is not just mounts and peaks. If you enjoy the sea, sunsets, cliffs and grazing meadows, you also have the opportunity to hike along the Spanish coastline.

Spain has more than 4,900 kilometers of coastline, and although much of it is inhospitable or urbanized, there is a lot of shore to be measured by our steps.

Therefore, from Walkaholic we propose 9 coastal hiking routes for all, to discover from deserted beaches to magnificent natural parks. Continue reading Stunning coastal hiking trails to do in Spain