Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Almeria, Andalusia, Andalusia Spain

Top spot:
Cabo de Gata
Almeria is a province of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, between Enix, Pechina and Nijar. With mountain sierras and a 40 km/25 mi of seacoast terrain, Almeria enjoys a subtropical Mediterranean climate with hot summers and warm winters.

It offers one of the sunniest, warmest and driest climates in Europe with low annually rainfall. With an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine everyday and temperatures from 26 to 30°C/78.80 to 86°F during summer and 15 to 19°C/59 to 66.20°F during winter. 

Almeria provides with everything a hiker could dream of. The natural park of Cabo de Gata, a unique ecosystem in Spain, birth shelter for many animals, and home of a big variety of flora. With many mountains in the area, from snowy Sierra Nevada peaks, through the Alpujarras, or hiking in the desert, Almeria has many trails to follow, known paths, or discover your own.

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 for the long way there. Easy trails: Faro San Telmo, Andarax, Alhama, Cuevas Negras. Difficult trails: Los Molinicos, Canjayar, Santiago.