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Duration: 8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS
Location: Estepona - Marbella - Málaga (just over 90 km walk with flat profile).
Price: Request your quote here
Level: Media
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The Pyrenees of the South

The 100 km length of the Costa del Sol represents the beginning of the Alboran Sea from the Strait of Gibraltar. In sight of an ocean and two continents, the coastline we invite you to know is presented in the form of three large bays, Estepona , Marbella and Fuengirola .
These costs are flanked on the north by a succession of mountains that protect them from cold winds , and there are many short rivers that lead us to cross . Numerous quality hotel facilities and developments have left very interesting pieces of history and nature that have costasoleña to get to know.


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    Day 1. Arrival and presentation of the trip.

    Pick up at Malaga airport and transfer to hotel in Estepona. Welcome lunch or dinner . When we finish there will be a presentation of our trip that will be in charge of our guides. If the welcome meal is lunch , our travelers will enjoy the free afternoon to explore the city of Estepona. Our company will advise the places not to be missed , especially related to fishing culture and its historical past.

    Day 2.Estepona - Puerto Banus 18km.

    This first stage of our journey through the Sea Trail runs through different coastal landscapes , but always with the Strait of Gibraltar as a backdrop to the west. The beaches we visited on this day are made of small rocks , each of which the sea was responsible for giving a beautiful and unique way . We certainly surprised the survival of enclaves of historical and environmental value exclusive residential areas . We will have the opportunity to visit Roman baths and an early Christian basilica around Poplar Brook.

    Day 3.Puerto Banus - Marbella 9km.

    Puerto Banus, is without a doubt the most luxurious port, despite not being the biggest one of the Costa del Sol, where there are large private yachts in the harbour, which indicates that the area that we are walking toward is the one that many have chosen to spend their holidays. 6 kilometers in, we will be entering Marbella, the luxurious city of the Costa del Sol, we will have time today to pass through its old town, a wonderful white village, and without a doubt, it is one of the most beautiful places in Andalucía. A recommended visit could be the Roman Villa of Rio Verde.

    Day 4.Marbella - Artola Dunes 18km.

    After breakfast we will have a nice trip in a catamarán in this part of the sea Alborán, a unique opportunity to contemplate the coastal path from Alta Mar.
    As we leave Marbella, we will continue this journey of experiences and sensations. Today, the beaches become more spacious and natural, sometimes due to the sand of the sea and other times due to the wooden walkways that make it more comfortable and attractive.
    Areas of small sand dunes with rare species of plants and some species of seagulls today, will make this a trip to remember.

    Day 5.Artola Dunes - Fuengirola 17km

    The dunes of Artola, is a natural protected area, as it´s in an excellent state of conservation, surprises the traveller due to its location, in the heart of the Costa del Sol and is surrounded by great luxurious mansions. Shortly after we arrive at the Cabo Pino Marina, which is small but very charming, from this point we will enter Mijas – which is excellently cared for, and for a large part of the tour there are wooden walkways.
    Soon we will arrive at the promenade of Fuengirola and see its excellent beaches, near our Hotel.
    Very close, the mouth of Fuengirola river with its leisure equipment and the imposing medieval castle of Sohail.

    Day 6.Fuengirola - Benalmadena 15km.

    After our well-deserved rest, it is time to continue our journey. Fuengirola is the town of Málaga with the best quality beaches, there are countless restaurants and beach bars, in this trip we will stop off to enjoy a beer or some other cold drink. As we leave Fuengirola, the coves become smaller and the steps from one to the other become more narrow and beautiful, and as our pace slows down, we can enjoy the marine views as much as possible.
    We will arrive at Benalmádena city, a perfect spot for our holiday, due to its excellent entertainment.

    Day 7.Benalmadena - Málaga 14km.

    We arrive in Benalmádena and we will pass by the sporty Marina, if everything we have seen until now has amazed us, this port will also amaze us, as we were in Puerto Banus, on the Maritime excursion which will allow us to see "THE PATH OF THE SEA" after the ride, we will begin to walk around on the last stage of our journey. La Carihuela is a beautiful area and we will not realise we are in Torremolinos with its big hotels and wide beaches, after this, nature begins to take place again, and we are at the mouth of the River Guadalhorce - the best place in Málaga for bird watching.
    Our trip ends at the port of Malaga center of this beautiful city.

    Day 8. Transfer to Malaga airport.

    At the appointed hour we are picked up form the hotel to take us to the airport , ending here our journey with the hope that they have been a few days of enjoyment road and encounter with oneself , aided by the beauty of the the landscapes and hosting the costasoleñas people.

    Recommendation.

    We have a wide variety of activities to be performed at different facilities to complement this approach to the territory of the Costa del Sol . This is interpreted visits related to the history, culture and the local fishing industry . Contact us and together we will design a customized program according to their topics of interest.

    Day 1.Arrival and trip presentation

    Pick up at the airport of Malaga and transfer to the hotel “La Viñuela” 4*.
    Welcoming lunch or dinner. When we are finished, our guides will make a presentation of our trip. If it’s a welcoming lunch, our travellers will enjoy a free afternoon to know more about the town of Velez-Málaga.

    Day 2. Lake Viñuela - Periana

    Our journey begins on the track that surrounds the Lake Viñuela. The profile, for 7 km, is completely flat and prepares our bodies for this beautiful trip. Since it is the area known as Las Mayoralas, and in the tail of the reservoir, the road begins to climb. We will see fantastic olive trees that deserve our attention and explanation of our guide. We continue to gain altitude and the landscape becomes more beautiful as we look back. Almost without realizing we are in Periana, famous for its peaches and oil. We will have a good lunch and comfortable accommodation.

    Day 3. Periana - Pulgarín Bajo

    Sunrise in the Axarquía, silence and majesty of the landscape invites you to discover the beautiful region. From Periana we will take a dirt road with little traffic, in the twentieth century this was the old railway line linking the region of Zafarraya, Granada area of high agricultural production. After several km we reached the highest point of the route today, near the village of Guaro with a much smoother profile. We will walk West along the South side of the limestone arch in its central part, before us are beautiful landscapes dotted with trees growing in areas in perfect harmony with nature. Today our resting place is a carefully restored old mill, with friendly people, which adds value to this idyllic place.

    Day 4. Pulgarín Bajo - Alfarnate

    After the excellent breakfast offered by this nice family we are ready to undertake the biggest stage route of this trip. We continue for a while walking among olive, almond and some other trees that are grown in this area. First we will go to Alfarnatejo, without realizing landscapes are changing suddenly, they are much greener and we are now surrounded by mountains. In Alfarnatejo we will have the chance to enjoy a good lunch based on typical cooking in the Axarquía. Only four km separate us from Alfarnate, the destination of our day, a small village North of the Axarquia. It's time to settle into our accommodation and rest.

    Day 5. Alfarnate - Villanueva del Rosario

    Today we will head to the region "Sierra Norte de Málaga". We will start to walk towards the port of "Quejigales" and it is this section in which the route is reminiscent of the Pyrenean landscapes, green meadows and high mountains, really nice scenery and nice temperatures that attract the Axarquia visitors. At the port we will look back at the region where we walked for four days and what we have experienced. We continue up to the port of Quejigales, with its 1380 meters, it is the highest point of the entire route of the Great Path of Málaga. From there all the way is a pleasant descent to Villanueva del Rosario, the destination of our day. Overnight in a famous sale in the pleasantly hosting visitors.

    Day 6. Villanueva del Rosario - Archidona

    Nice stage that will take us to Archidona. We will walk along quiet agricultural tracks for several km before tackling the last leg of our trip that holds pleasant surprises. Small pine forests and a beautiful trail along the river make this day a good stage for the end of our trip.


OUR TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Transfers from the international Malaga airport to Estepona , and from the hotel bacj to the airport .
  • Accommodations in Estepona , Marbella, Fuengirola and Benalmadena (3 * and 4 * ) . We have selected boutique hotels located near the start and end points of the trails and close to the beach.
  • The daily breakfasts and lunches each day, coinciding with the end of each stage.
  • Water and fruit on our way , taking advantage of the access points with support vehicles, with the possibility that some participants can use to shorten the route.
  • Luggage transfer each day to hotels destination.
  • Entrance to the archaeological sites and routes in catamaran.
  • Photographic collection of our trip.

HIGHLIGHTS: Safety, personalized service and VIP organization.

Groups: Departure for 6 pax and organized groups any day and time of year , subject to availability.

Duration: 8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS.

Itinerary: Estepona - Marbella - Málaga (just over 90 km walk with flat profile).

Price: Request your budget.

 

 


GROUPS: Departures for organised groups of 6 people, whichever day and time of the year subject to availability.

Accommodation
We have selected boutique hotels. Guaranteeing the travelers comfort and rest during the days of our trip. They are well placed to facilitate walking around the natural áreas or along the beaches.

Gastronomy
Malaga province is also famous for its excellent cuisine , especially related to fish and seafood . You can not leave the Costa del Sol without tasting the famous Malaga fried or grilled sardines

Vehicles
During our trip we will have one or more vehicles that will serve the transfer of our luggage and for other needs that may arise during the road for safety or care to users. The days it´s possible we will find them one or more times on the way to offer water fruit or the possibility of not walking more for that day.

Guide
All the way we will be accompanied by one or more bilingual guides ( Spanish and English ) that will help us interpret the landscape , understand the nature and enjoy the journey . Their mission is to answer all our questions and concerns related to the route, as well as knowledge of the possibilities Malaga offers hiking and nature tourism.

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