Inn to Inn Walking in the Sierra de Aracena

Follow ancient mule tracks and cobbled paths through the rolling hills, woodlands, lush pastures, and orchards of the Sierra de Aracena National Park, with overnight stays in the sleepy and undiscovered whitewashed villages of Los Marines, Cortelazor and Alajar. 

Your tour begins with two nights in the lovely Finca Buenvino, in its beautiful hilltop location amongst the chestnut and cork forest, offering fine regional cuisine. Walk from Aracena to the nearby village of Corteconcepcion on quiet, easy trails, and past meadows where the Black Iberian pigs graze. Continue to the village of Fuenteheridos with its lively tapas bars lining the square, and then on to the sleepy village of Cortelazor for two nights, where time truly seems to stand still.

Your final stopover is one of the prettiest villages in the sierra, Alajar, with its 16th century church and small paseo (square). Enjoy a walk to Linares de Sierra, with its Michelin rated restaurant, and explore the nearby village of Almonaster la Real with its magnificent 10th century hilltop mosque.

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Hiking trail · Aracena

Loop Walk to Corteconcepción

October 24, 2018
easy
9.5 km
2:30 h
182 m
132 m
An easy going loop walk to Cortecepción passing remote fincas, olive groves, cork tree plantations and the famed Iberico Pig farms.
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Hiking trail · Aracena

Los Marines or Aracena to Cortelazor

October 24, 2018
moderate
19.3 km
4:45 h
478 m
522 m
A day of forestry trails and wonderful views over the mountains of the Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche Natural Park.
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Hiking trail · Cortelazor

Loop Walk from Cortelazor

October 24, 2018
moderate
16.5 km
4:30 h
596 m
590 m
Enjoy a sense of remoteness as you follow this looped trail up and over the Sierras and along narrow forest tracks.
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Hiking trail · Cortelazor

Cortelazor to Alajar

October 24, 2018
moderate
16 km
3:45 h
405 m
456 m
Follow a section of the GR-47 (Gran Recorrido) long distance hiking trail, through forest, farm land, the white washed village of Fuenteheridos ...
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Hiking trail · Alájar

Loop walk to Linares de la Sierra

October 24, 2018
moderate
11 km
3:15 h
324 m
330 m
An easy to follow loop walk along quiet cobbled paths, through an abandonded hamlet and farmland with a steep climb at the end. We suggest ...
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Hiking trail · Almonaster la Real

Loop Walk to Cerro San Cristobal

October 24, 2018
moderate
11.2 km
3:00 h
407 m
411 m
A wonderful loop walk with amazing hilltop views and one of the most quaint villages in The Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park.
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