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Secret Trails of Medieval Spain - Exodus Travels
8 days

Secret Trails of Medieval Spain

Start and end in Covarrubias
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Exodus Travels
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16 to 99
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Start and end in Covarrubias! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Secret Trails of Medieval Spain, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Covarrubias, Spain and 3 other destinations in Spain. Secret Trails of Medieval Spain includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Covarrubias.
  2. Day 2: Circular walk in the Valles de Ura, home to numerous species of local flora and fauna.
  3. Day 3: Walk the GR82 from Retuerta to Santo Domingo, stopping at an iconic filming location from "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly".
  4. Day 4: Walk from San Juan de Ortega to Burgos on the world-renowned Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route.
  5. Day 5: Walk through vineyards and beautiful valleys to 'The Three Villages', three remote and primitive settlements.
  6. Day 6: Free day to relax or visit the cathedral city of Burgos and its many attractions.
  7. Day 7: Walk along the crest of the Sierra de las Mamblas for stunning panoramic views.
  8. Day 8: End Covarrubias.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

7 nights

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  • RD
    · October 17th, 2017
    Xavi, the trip guide, was a friendly and knowledgeable person, particularly about wildlife and plants. The walks went through some beautiful and historic areas. I expected a moderate (Level 3) experience as described, instead the experience was at Level... Show more
    Trip date: October 2017
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    · November 3rd, 2013
    A really lovely holiday in a beautiful little known area of Spain. The walks  are between 10 and 13 miles a day with ample time take in the " Wild West" scenery, small villages  and wildlife. The village of Covarrubias is a great  centre for walking... Show more
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    · October 14th, 2013
    Very relaxing trip in a wonderfully unspoilt region. Covarrubias is a beautiful Medieval village, full of character and charm.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Highlights of the trip include; the vultures, the visit to Saint Domingo de... Show more
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  • A
    · June 18th, 2013
    We had a wonderful week, thoroughly enjoyed the walks and visits to the various villages etc. The hotel was very comfortable and the owner could not do enough for youWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The views were magnificent, it is... Show more
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  • A
    · June 8th, 2013
    Most likely I was the youngest traveler ever on that journey, but despite my age of 22 I truly enjoyed the holiday! The whole trip is so much more than "only" a walking holiday. Things like the visit to the monastery where we went to see some Gregorian... Show more
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  • A
    · October 3rd, 2012
    It was a very relaxing holiday as the walks were quite leisurely. No huffing and puffing involved. We had plenty of opportunity to chat to each other. The hotel is very cosy and welcoming, the soundproofing, however, almost non-existent. Since we were... Show more
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    · October 1st, 2012
    This was a walking holiday where each days walk was very differentWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Although initially the countryside looked very similar when cresting a ridge or exiting woodland the vista never ceased to... Show more
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    · July 2nd, 2012
    An opportunity to stay in a mediaeval town which feels like 'real' Spain. Covarrubias is a delight and the hotel staff worked hard to make us comfortable. Nearly all meals are included in the cost of the holiday, with a choice of local wine so not many... Show more
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  • A
    · July 1st, 2012
    This is a great trip - beautiful location with a variety of walks taking in some small villages on the way. The mountains are not very steep and the summits are inaccessible so its more of a moderate than a challenging grade. I found it a very relaxing... Show more
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    · June 1st, 2012
    Interesting scenery sprinkled with a few really, truely spectacular vistas. Dry, Mediterranean forests and farmland, a little bit of fauna and tonnes of fantastic flora in all its flowery and scented glory in Spring. The remains of plenty of interesting... Show more
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    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Spain. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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