France is a very attractive country, a region privileged by its geographical situation that gives it a great climatic and geological diversity. This variety paints a surprising natural mosaic, where many ecosystems coexist and will never cease to amaze us.
From the Alps peaks to the marshes of the Mediterranean coast, more than 20% of the country’s surface is protected by Natural Parks, which provide a unique opportunity for hikers to be able to be marveled by such beauty. This is only in mainland France, without taking into consideration the overseas territories. Continue reading The best 7 natural parks in France
Spain is one of the countries where you can combine hiking with the most beautiful sunset’s sights, worth to be forever remembered.
The Sunset Hiking is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding experiences for the spirit, because few things can be compared to the magical moment when the sun sets on the horizon.
That special moment that dyes the whole panorama of reds and oranges, as night prelude, is best enjoyed outdoors in the magnificent natural scenery distributed throughout our geography, where there are no shortage of high mountains or heavenly beaches. Continue reading Sunset Hiking in Spain
Located in the Pyrenees and with an extension of 468 km², the Principality of Andorra stands out as one of the main tourist attractions in Europe.
Since we are really close to that country, why not give it a try this summer?
If you are one of those who like mountain hiking to avoid the heat of the season for a while, this small state between France and Catalonia offers a unique opportunity. Nobody doubts that Andorra is full of dazzling landscapes, thanks to its glacial lakes and protected spaces.
Thus, there is much to see in the Madriu-Perafita-Claror valley, the Valls del Comapedrosa Communal Natural Park or in the Sorteny Valley Natural Park. Continue reading The best hiking trails in Andorra
Interest on hiking has increased considerably in Spain. There are many new fans that day by day are eager to travel trails, discovering and enjoying the natural beauty that our country offers.
For both the most daring and amateurs there are a large number of long-distance footpaths (known as routes of Gran Recorrido, GR footpaths) that are recognized by the Spanish Federation of Mountain and Climbing Sports (FEDME), many of them belonging to the network of European Long-Distance Trails .
A long-distance trail means a route of more than 50 km in length, designed to be traveled in 2 or more stages.
These roads are marked by a white stripe on a red one, which are painted along the route in visible places such as trees, stones or specially placed supports to mark the route.
In Spain there are more than 200 major long distance trails or GR footpaths, each of them with several stages and many with variants, so the number of possible routes is enormous. Continue reading The best long-distance footpaths (GR) in Spain
All hikers know it: if you really want to know a place, you will need to walk it. For that, Galicia is an ideal place to be discovered by our steps.
Full of idyllic trails, exuberant nature and a unique history, this region also stands out for the endemic character of its species and its landscapes worthy of contemplation, as well as the exuberance of its geography that combines rivers, sea, mountains, valleys and a thousand more landscapes to discover.
Good for walking at any time of the year, the Galician trails are dressed up in spring and autumn for the maximum enjoyment of the traveler with flower fields and sun rays over the Galician¡ beaches.
Therefore, from Walkaholic we will like to propose you 7 hiking trails in this community that stands out for its beauty and splendor. Continue reading The 7 best hiking trails in Galicia