9781740592451

Lonely Planet Walking in Spain

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    9781740592451

  • ISBN10:

    174059245X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-04-01
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet

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Summary

Tackle the rugged Pyrenees, Picos de Europa or Sierra Nevada, tread history along the Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail or sample Spain's diverse natural and cultural beauty, from misty Galicia to Alpujarran Muslim villages. 142 days of walking, from easy coastal strolls to multiday high-level challenges.Detailed route descriptions, including nine new walks.Two-color contour maps for each walk.The lowdown on accommodation, food and transport options.Includes Andorra, Mallorca and walks a pebble's throw from the Costa del Sol and Costa Blana.Practical tips on buying gear, staying healthy, navigation and safety.

Table of Contents

Table of Walks
4(4)
Table of Maps
8(1)
The Authors 9(3)
This Book 12(1)
Walk Descriptions 13(1)
Maps
14(2)
Foreword 16(1)
Introduction 17(2)
Facts About Spain
19(17)
History
19(2)
Geography
21(1)
Geology
22(2)
Climate
24(1)
Ecology & Environment
25(8)
Watching Wildlife
27(6)
National Parks & Reserves
33(1)
Population & People
34(1)
Society & Conduct
35(1)
Facts for the Walker
36(14)
Suggested Itineraries
36(1)
When to Walk
37(1)
What Kind of Walk?
37(1)
Organised Walks
38(1)
Accommodation
39(3)
Food
42(2)
Drinks
44(1)
Women Walkers
44(1)
Walking with Children
45(1)
Dangers & Annoyances
46(1)
Maps
46(1)
Place Names
47(1)
Useful Organisations
47(1)
Digital Resources
47(1)
Books
47(1)
Newspapers & Magazines
48(1)
Weather Information
48(1)
Photography
49(1)
Clothing & Equipment
50(6)
Gearing up to Walk
50(6)
Navigation Equipment
52(4)
Health & Safety
56(7)
Predeparture Planning
56(1)
Staying Healthy
57(1)
Medical Problems & Treatment
58(3)
Safety on the Walk
61(2)
Sistema Central
63(29)
Sierra de Gredos
67(3)
Alta Ruta de Gredos
70(6)
Covacha Walk
76(4)
Sierra de Candelario
80(5)
Sierra de Guadarrama
83(2)
Valle de la Fuenfria
85(3)
Cuerda Larga
88(4)
Other Walks
90(2)
The Pyrenees
92(68)
The Pyrenean Traverse
97(49)
Andorra
143(3)
Basses de les Salamandres
146(1)
Estanys de Siscaro
147(1)
Pic de I'Estanyo
148(4)
Parc Nacional d'Aiguestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici
150(2)
Estany Llong
152(1)
Refugi de Colomina
153(2)
Port de Ratera d'Espot
155(1)
The Aragonese Pyrenees
156(1)
Frontier Ridge
156(2)
Lago de Creguena
158(2)
Other Walks
158(2)
Basque Country & Navarran Pyrenees
160(26)
Gorbeia Traverse
165(3)
Urkiola: Anboto Ridge
168(3)
Around Aizkorri
171(4)
San Sebastian to Hondarribia
175(5)
GR11: Elizondo to Roncesvalles
180(6)
Other Walks
184(2)
Cordillera Cantabrica
186(31)
Costa Naviega
190(4)
Parque Natural de Somiedo
192(2)
Ruta de los Lagos
194(1)
Ruta de las Branas
195(2)
Parque Natural de Saja-Besaya
196(1)
Besaya-Saja Traverse
197(8)
Parque Nacional de los Picos de Europa
201(4)
Picos de Europa Circuit
205(12)
Other Walks
215(2)
Galicia
217(27)
Costa da Morte
220(1)
Monte Pindo
221(3)
Spindrift Walk
224(5)
Illas Cies
227(2)
Illa Do Faro
229(1)
Illa Monte Agudo
230(3)
Serra dos Ancares
231(2)
Ancares Ridge
233(2)
Piornedo Loop
235(2)
Serra do Courel
235(2)
Devesa da Rogueira Loop
237(2)
Rio Lor Meander
239(5)
Other Walks
242(2)
Valencia
244(22)
Els Ports Loop
247(11)
La Marina
255(3)
Ruta La Marina Alta
258(4)
Serra de Bernia Traverse
262(4)
Other Walks
264(2)
Mallorca
266(19)
Monestir de Sa Trapa
271(2)
Soller to Deia
273(2)
Barranc de Biniaraix & Embassament de Cuber
275(2)
Valldemossa Loop
277(3)
Soller to Sa Calobra
280(2)
Torrent de Pareis
282(3)
Other Walks
284(1)
Andalucia
285(43)
Parque Natural de Cazorla
290(2)
Sierra de Cazorla Loop
292(2)
Barranco del Guadalentin
294(1)
Rio Borosa
295(4)
Sierra Nevada & Las Alpujarras
297(2)
Alpujarras Tour
299(11)
Sierra Nevada Traverse
310(7)
Cabo de Gata
316(1)
Cabo de Gata Coast
317(6)
Sierra de Grazalema
322(1)
Grazalema Loop
323(2)
Benamahoma to Zahara de la Sierra
325(3)
Other Walks
327(1)
Camino De Santiago
328(37)
Camino Frances
336(29)
Other Pilgrim Walks
364(1)
Travel Facts
365(10)
Tourist Offices
365(1)
Visas & Documents
365(1)
Embassies
366(1)
Customs
366(1)
Money
366(2)
Post & Communications
368(1)
Time
369(1)
Electricity
369(1)
Weights & Measures
369(1)
Business Hours
369(1)
Public Holidays & Special Events
369(1)
Getting There & Away
370(1)
Air
370(2)
Land
372(1)
Sea
372(1)
Getting Around
372(1)
Air
372(1)
Bus
373(1)
Train
373(1)
Car & Motorcycle
373(1)
Hitching
374(1)
Language 375(6)
Glossary 381(5)
Index 386

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