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Gorgeous walk from Jimena

We walked from the village down to the river. Quite a steep climb, but so beautiful. There were... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Sutton, United Kingdom
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Lovely walks

From the bridge at Jimena you can walk along past the old bomb factory ruins (18th century) and... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We walked from the village down to the river. Quite a steep climb, but so beautiful. There were people swimming in the river.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 39jo
Reviewed 22 December 2017

No water in the river. It was very difficult to find and not worth going at all. The trip by car up the mountains is much better.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Jesper B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

From the bridge at Jimena you can walk along past the old bomb factory ruins (18th century) and either go up into old Jimena or continue round to the camp site, taking in the cave paintings. Make sure you do this early in the summer...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I just went on a three and a half hour hike which involved a fairly steep incline on an old section of a Roman road, then an easy part on a gravel road in a pine forest before heading down a steeper...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Einar B
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The Hozgarganta is reachable from both sides of Jimena, the access from the campsite is the easiest which leads one to a beautiful area, suitable for sit and picnic or choose to go off on a walk along the marked tracks. In particular the Sendora...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank charliesclan
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time walking up el sendero Miradores de Risco and then down to Hozgaganta river, we then followed the river along its shore line back to the town of Jimena. It took us most of the day but I would recommend this route...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank wilsonk809
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Try to take the walk down from the town past El Risco and turn right at the bottom, over some superb paths worn into the rocks, leading to a little "beach" area where you can swim around the rocks even in the height of summer...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Charles A
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We were a bit optimistic entering this walk down to the river and then up again, it was a hot day and perhaps not so suitable for a retired couple, not trained and prepared for this walk. The nature interesting, but the river was smaller...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank 126juhanit
Reviewed 10 May 2016

With three hours to spare this was a lovely river walk. We were advised by our hotel to try this short stretch of the GR7 ( the famous walking trail in Southern Spain) At four and a half kilometres it was not too demanding for...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 11 April 2016

the sendero de rio hozgarganta is a wonderful walk arround Jimena. the scenery is simply beautiful, very relaxing and peaceful. bring enough water for hot days!

Date of experience: April 2016
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