Spain's Sendero Historico: The GR1

Northern Spain - Picos to the Mediterranean

By John Hayes

Guidebook to the 1250km of Spain's Sendero Historico (GR1), traversing northern Spain from Puerto de Tarna in the province of Leon in the west to the Mediterranean near L'Escala in Catalonia, through fascinating, varied landscapes and the foothills of the Pyrenees. Described in 53 stages, about 25km each in length, with detailed mapping.

Seasons

Seasons

potentially accessible throughout the year but best experienced from April to early June and in September and October
Centres

Centres

Reinosa, Vitoria, Olite, Murillo de Gállego, Graus and Gironella
Difficulty

Difficulty

quiet and often remote providing a wide range of walking experiences none of which requires technical expertise; accommodation can usually be found on the route and at the end of a 7 to 8-hour walking day
Must See

Must See

combines visits to many of the most important sites in the country's historical development with some its best scenery
ISBN
9781852845698
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Published
Published
1 Oct 2015
Edition
First
Pages
304
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.7cm
Weight
340g
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Hayes John

John Hayes

John Hayes is a retired management consultant with degrees from Liverpool University and University College London. Immediately after finishing work in 2011 he embarked on an epic 5000km trek across Europe, walking from Tarifa in Spain to Budapest. John has written for numerous walking and trekking magazines. John has walked the Camiño dos Faros twice, in April 2016 (with Christine his wife) and in June 2017.

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