Cadiz - Cape Trafalgar Walking

7 Nights in Spain
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What can you expect

Cliff Top Walks

A beautiful walk along the highest cliffs of the Andalusian coast

Cape Trafalgar

Discover the headland at Cape Trafalgar and its iconic lighthouse.

Alcornocales Natural Park

A day of fantastic scenery

Tarifa

Discover the charming resort of Tarifa with its beautiful old town and fortress.

About the trip

Join us on a week of delightful Solos Spanish walking around the beautiful area of Cadiz, located in Spain’s well known Andalusian region. We will marvel at stunning views and experience fascinating history on our four exclusive fully guided walks taking in the sights of gorgeous forests, the highest cliffs of the Andalusian coast as well as a spectacular coastal walk.

Grade: Medium

What's Included

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/double room for sole use
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Solos Board: Breakfast & dinner daily, 3 in local restaurants & 4 in the hotel -(one glass of wine and beer included)
  • 4 guided walks
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully financially protected

Itinerary

  • Arrive in Spain
  • Cliffs of Barbate & Canos de Meca
  • Bolonia Coastline
  • Day At Leisure
  • Alcornocales National Park
  • Day At Lesiure
  • Coastal Trail to Tarifa
  • Departure Day

What’s Extra

  • Lunches
  • Insurance, see here

What you'll be doing

DAY 1

Arrive in Spain

After arriving in Gibraltar airport, we will transfer to our hotel. In the evening we will have a Solos welcome drink followed by dinner.

  • Dinner Included
DAY 2

Cliffs of Barbate & Canos de Meca

A beautiful walk along the highest cliffs of the Andalusian coast! Starting from Barbate, we climb gently from the beach through inland pine woodland and Mediterranean shrubland. The views are amazing and we might even see the coast of Africa in the distance. We continue to the village of Caños de Meca perfect for a pitstop on its lovely beach and maybe dip your toes in the sea.
The walk continues along the beach as far as the headland at Cape Trafalgar and its iconic lighthouse.

Distance: 12,5 kilometres (7.76 miles)
Highest point: 106 metres
Difficulty: Moderate

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included
DAY 3

Bolonia Coastline

We start from Valdevaqueiros and its huge dune and walk through the countryside climbing towards San Bartolome mountains. On the way, we walk past one of the major Necropolis in the South west of the Iberian Peninsula used by prehistoric humans and later on by Romans for their funerals. We continue to the tiny village of Betijuelo hiking amongst cattle and start going down back to the beach across the pine forest. The beach is lined with stunning rocky cliffs and we walk along the cliffs as far as Bolonia.

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DAY 4

Day At Leisure

Today is at leisure where you could take an optional excursion to discover the beautiful city of Cadiz with a guided tour. Approx cost €55

  • Breakfast & Dinner
DAY 5

Alcornocales National Park

The longest, but most beautiful walk of the week ; we start with a walk through a cork tree forest (Alcornocales) continuing through a canyon (canuto) where the humidity and the microclimate allow for a spectacular array of tropical vegetation. As we continue, on clear days, we can see the rock of Gibraltar, coast of Africa, the cliffs of Barbate and the bay of Bolonia. A day of fantastic scenery.

Distance: 16,5 kilometres (10 miles)
Highest point: 1130 meters
Difficulty: Moderate

  • Breakfast & Dinner
DAY 6

Day At Leisure

Today is at leisure where you could take an optional excursion and Whale watch at Tarifa. Approx cost €60

  • Breakfast & Dinner
DAY 7

Coastal Trail to Tarifa

Today we take a lovely walk along the coast to Tarifa ; we hike along pebbled beaches, passing the imposing watch tower of Guadalmesi, with the 2 pillars of Hercules, the official waterline between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean clearly visible. The walk ends in the charming resort of Tarifa with its beautiful old town and fortress.

Distance: 16 kilometres (9.5 miles)
Highest point: 240 meters
Difficulty: Moderate

  • Breakfast & Dinner
DAY 8

Departure Day

We say goodbye to Andalusia and depart to the airport for our flight home

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

Pozo Del Duque Hotel 3*

This delightful beach front, Moorish-style hotel located on land formally owned by the Dukes of Medina Sidonia is perfectly located only a short walk to the town centre of Zahara de los Atunes. A lovely traditional base for our week of Solos walking

Facilities Include

Facilities include a restaurant, bar, TV/reading rooms as well as an outdoor pool.

Room Includes

All the well-furnished rooms have a private balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, hairdryer and safe. There is free Wi-Fi available in all rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
October 24 °C 13 °C

Our Reviews

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Our tour leader Monica was exceptional! Had such a good time and will be rebooking with Solos. Thanks for a great holiday!

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