El Ejido is a municipality of Almeria province, in the autonomous community of west Andalusia. It lies between the mountain range of Sierra de Gador and the Mediterranean Sea. Neighboring municipalities are Dalias and Vicar, Berja and Roquetas de Mar.
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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Mojacar, Almeria, Andalusia Spain
The mountains in combination with the 17 km/10.5 mi seafront make it an excellent spot for hikers. Temperatures vary with colder months being from January to February and warmest ones July and August.
There are schools you can attend to and group trips for all ages. Plan a trip to Sierra Cabrera, an ecosystem in the mountain, with geological formations unique in Spain. Follow known routes to Bedar old railway, the orange grove, the fossil valley, treasure island and many more.
Don’t forget that visiting the natural Nature Reserve’s small beaches and bays is not possible by car, only by foot, so be prepared. Reasons why a hiker will love Mojacar: its old city street paths, the Mediterranean long coasts, and the mountain hill long walks.
Easy difficulty routes: Sopalmo – Rambla of Granatilla. Medium difficulty routes: Sendero La Mena – Macenas, Sopalmo – Adelfa, Suida al Picacho Mojacar Pueblo.