La Sierra de Aracena Walking Holidays

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La Sierra de Aracena Walking Holidays

Distance: 78 Km

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Meals: Breakfasts and dinners

Accomodation: Hotels and Country Cottages

Price: From 744€ per person

Our Official License as a Wholesale Agency (Tour-Operator) allows us to work without intermediaries.

Have you ever thought about touring around a National Park and sleeping in the surrounding villages? You can do this on your hiking trail in La Sierra de Aracena.

In Santiago Ways we want to be part of this adventure and, through our experience, help you enjoy your holiday as you walk along ancient stone trails, in the middle of hills, forests and orchards, advancing towards each of the places that you will encounter during your travels: Cortelazor, Alájar, Los Marines, among others.

The hiking trail in La Sierra de Aracena, which starts in Aracena and ends in Alájar, will allow you to trek along easily walkable trails and meadows with Iberian pigs, as well as get to know the 10th-century mosque in Almonaster la Real. You will be able to go to the best bars in Fuenteheridos and delight in the silence and rest in Cortelazor.  

You can enjoy our baggage transfer service that will allow you to walk much easier while discovering the beauty of this hiking trail through the towns and villages you’ll be visiting.

Also, if you have any incidents en route, we are at your disposal 24 hours a day via an emergency telephone. With Santiago Ways, you will walk safely and comfortably.

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Hiking trail in La Sierra de Aracena


Arrival in Los Marines

Dinner included.

Today you will arrive at Seville airport from your home city and, from there, you will have a transfer that takes you to Los Marines to spend your first night on this hiking trip. If you arrive during the day, we suggest you try some of the traditional regional dishes such as Iberian pork or Aracena cheese. It will be the best way for you to begin your experience.


Circular route towards Corteconcepción

Breakfast and dinner included.

Today you will be transferred to Aracena to start your route. There, we recommend that you get to know Las Grutas de las Maravillas and the underground lakes, and then start the walk to your final destination for today: Corteconcepción. Your journey will start along stone trails and a spectacular valley, passing through some farms until you reach Corteconcepción. Once there, the visit to the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Concepción, from the 16th century, you will love the bullring.

When you leave the village, you will find large farmlands with Iberian pigs and livestock which are typical in this area of Andalusia. When you return to Aracena, you can enjoy the town, try some of its authentic cuisine and take a taxi back on your own to your accommodation.


Hike to Cortelazor

Breakfast included.

Today you will go to Cortelazor through forests and valleys characterized by the tranquillity they offer to their walkers. Once you pass through the village of Corterrangel, you will reach some stone paths, and surrounded by spring flowers, they will guide you to Cortelazor, your destination today.

When you are in the village, which stands out for its life and rural atmosphere, why not try out some tapas in the bars on the square that will be evident thanks to its colourful façades.


Circular route from Cortelazor

Breakfast included.

For today's hike, you will travel through ravines and across streams until you reach Valdelarco, from where you will have spectacular views. You will continue to Navahermosa and continue along orchard and olive grove trails that will take you back to Cortelazor. Remember that you are in a region which is rich in local gastronomy, so be sure to try the desserts made with honey, olive oil and Aracena goat's cheese. 


Hike towards Alájar

Breakfast included.

Your hike today will begin as a climb along a valley that stands out for its stunning green landscape which surrounds it. You will cross farmland and find donkeys, birds and livestock typical of the rural area in this region of Spain. When you arrive at Fuenteheridos, remember to stop and enjoy a good meal in its typical bars.

Then, follow through the hills and start descending towards Alájar, a village with stone streets and full of traditions and gastronomy that you will fall in love with.


Circular route towards Linares de Sierra

Breakfast included.

Today you will enjoy your walk more than you can imagine. You will walk across farmland and numerous orchards that will take you to the village of Los Madroñeros, the essence of highland architecture, and then on to Linares de Sierra. Once there, visit the Church of San Juan Bautista and its popular old fountain.

On your way back to Alájar, you'll go through large trees and citrus plantations that will allow you to start seeing in the distance the white houses of today's final destination.


Circular route towards Cerro San Cristóbal

Breakfast included.

Today you will walk above the village of Almonaster la Real, until you reach Cerro San Cristóbal while enjoying stunning views of the Sierra de Aracena. When you're in the village, remember to visit the 10th-century mosque at the top of the hill.

Return to Alájar in the afternoon after your walk and do not hesitate to try the food and get to know the places you haven't yet seen. Take advantage of your last night of your trip.


Return from Seville

Breakfast included.

Today you finish your hiking route in La Sierra de Aracena with Santiago Ways.* You will be transferred from Alájar to Seville so that you can take your flight back home.

*Remember that when you book your circuit, you can ask us to book additional hotel nights for the days after the end of your circuit to extend your stay in one of the villages in La Sierra de Aracena on your own.

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Accommodation on your hiking trail in La Sierra de Aracena

Accommodation in hotels and country cottages.

All the rooms you will find on the trekking route in La Sierra de Aracena have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to guarantee good comfort during your stay. 

Our lodgings have been selected to ensure tranquillity, rest and enjoyment during your hiking route in La Sierra de Aracena.

Our team checks the quality "in situ" of all the accommodation offered. 

Accomodation in Los Marines

Alojamiento Los Marines

Accomodation in Cortelazor

Alojamiento en Cortelazor

Accomodation in Alájar

Alojamiento en Alajar

Since we work with quality accommodation with limited capacity, the exact name will be given 30 days before the start of the trekking route.

Services in your hiking trail in La Sierra de Aracena

Included services

Accommodation in hotels and country cottages.

Rooms with private bathroom.

Meal plan of your choice.

Complete itinerary of your trekking route in La Sierra de Aracena.

Transfers according to the itinerary.

24 hours Telephone assistance on route.


Additional services

Additional single room: to consult.

Extra night in La Sierra de Aracena (breakfast included): to consult.

Travel assistance insurance: €3 per person and day.

Cancellation insurance: €3 per person and day.

It is important to note that this route can only be completed between January and June or between September and December, starting on any day.

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