Index, key-map and calendar of Benamonarda holidays





Index by type of programme
Type of activities starting from Jubrique elsewhere in Andalusia other parts of Spain
walking (guided) The Genal Valley
Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia

Caliphs of Cordoba


Baeza, Cazorla & Segura

Moorish Kingdom of Granada
Sierras of Extremadura

Sierra de Guadalupe

Albarracín Cuenca &Teruel

Rioja Alta & Sierra Cebollera

Natural Parks of Old Castile


Mar y Sierra: Asturias

Mar y Sierra: Cantabria

Escapade in Cantabria
nature rambles Nature Rambles-Serranía de Ronda    
historical journeys
with short walks
(only for groups)
    Vía de la Plata... from Zafra to Zamora

Júcar, Duero, Mancha

Aragón y Ebro
festivals   Biennial Festival of the Flamenco Arts, Seville

Jerez Flamenco Festival
Almagro Theatre Festival

Ciudad Rodrigo Theatre Festival
discovery weeks from a single hotel, with short walks
(*two-centre holidays)
  Christmas at Cordoba

*Al-Andalus (Cordoba patios)

*Mar y Sierra: zambombas
Almagro-La Mancha

Berlanga & Soria

Extremaduran Kaleidoscope

Candás and the Costa Verde


Liérganes and Santander

New Year 2018-9 at Trujillo

*Ruta del Oro

*Ciudad Rodrigo-Arribes del Duero


Escapade in Cantabria
Spanish courses The Genal Valley    
self-guided walking Self guided walking in the Genal Valley    







Map of Spain with the situation of our holiday programmes (above) and key to map (below). An explanation of the abbreviations in the columns 'category', 'walking grade' and 'price' is given below the key.
map ref programme category walk
grade
duration
(nights)
price p.p.
euros
single
suppl.
airport
1 Genal Valley W 2 1 wk (7) 695 a 135 Málaga
1 Nature Rambles–Serranía de Ronda N 1.5 1 wk (7) 695 a 135 Málaga
1 Self-guided walking–Genal Valley S 2 1 wk (7) 745 d 145 Málaga
1 Self-guided walking–relaxed S 1.5 1 wk (7) 745 d 145 Málaga
1+2+4 Mar y Sierra: zambombas DM 1 9 d (8) 895 b 155 Málaga
1+4+5 Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia M 1.5 9 d (8) 925 b 185 Sevilla
2 Caliphs of Cordoba W 1.5 1 wk (7) 845 b 155 Málaga
2 Christmas at Cordoba D 1 1 wk (7) 895 b 155 Málaga
20 Baeza, Cazorla & Segura W 2 1 wk (7) 875 a 155 Málaga
20 Baños de la Encina & Jaén D 1 1 wk (7) 845 b 135 Málaga
2+3 Al-Andalus D 0.5 7 d (6) 795 b 125 Málaga
3 Moorish Kingdom of Granada W 2 1 wk (7) 875 b 155 Málaga
4 Jerez Flamenco Festival F 0.5 1 wk (7) 995 b 155 Málaga/Jerez
5 Biennial Flamenco Festival, Seville F 0 1 wk (7) 1125 c 195 Sevilla
6 Sierras of Extremadura W 2 1 wk (7) 825 a 135 Madrid
7 Extremaduran Kaleidoscope D 0.5 9 d (8) 945 a 155 Sevilla
14+15 Albarracín, Cuenca and Teruel W 1,5 1 wk (7) 875 b 135 Madrid
8 Natural Parks of Old Castile W 1.5 1 wk (7) 825 a 135 Bilbao
10 Mar y Sierra: Asturias M 1.5 1 wk (7) 845 b 155 Bilbao
10 Candás and the Costa Verde D 1 1 wk (7) 895 b 195 Bilbao
9 Ruta del Oro: El Bierzo and León D 1 1 wk (7) 945 b 185 Madrid
16 Berlanga and Soria D 1 7 d (6) 745 b 115 Madrid
12 Almagro and La Mancha D 1 1 wk (7) 825 b 135 Madrid
12 Almagro Theatre Festival F 0.5 7 d (6) 925 b 155 Madrid
18 Rioja Alta and Sierra Cebollera W 1.5 1 wk (7) 895 a 175 Bilbao
13 Ciudad Rodrigo and Arribes del Duero D 1 1 wk (7) 945 b 195 Madrid
13 Ciudad Rodrigo Theatre Festival F 0.5 7 d (6) 995 c 225 Madrid
6+7 New Year 2018-9 at Trujillo D 1 1 wk (7) 945 b 155 Madrid
11 Escapade in Cantabria M 1.5/1 6 d (5) 695 b 115 Santander
11 Mar y Sierra: Cantabria M 1,5 1 wk (7) 845 b 175 Bilbao
11 Liérganes and Santander D 1 1 wk (7) 895 b 195 Bilbao


categories

W = guided mountain walking (with nature and cultural/historical visits)
M = 'Mar y Sierra' guided walking (with nature and cultural/historical visits)
N = shorter guided 'nature walks' specializing in botany
S = self-guided walking
D = 'discovery' with shorter guided walks, nature and history
F = festival programmes

grades of walking

0.5 easy, occasionally stony terrain; 1-2h walking a day, 2-4 days a week; max denivellation +100m
1 easy, occasionally stony terrain; 1-4h walking a day, 3-5 days a week; max denivellation +300m
1.5 occasionally steep or stony terrain; 3-5h walking/day, 4-5 days/week; max denivellation +450m
2 sometimes steep &/or stony terrain; 3-6h walking/day, 4-6 days/week; max denivellation +700m

Denivellation = the total of differences in altitude during a day's walking, uphill (if positive) or downhill (if negative - only given for non-circular walks in which there is much downhill walking).


price information (prices per person)
a = full board, hotel accommodation
b = full board except 1-5 meals, hotel accommodation
c = partial board (see individual programmes), hotel accommodation
d = price per person, full board, for a group of 2-3 persons; for groups of 4-10, 50 euros discount p.p.


PRICE REDUCTIONS (per person and booking)

– booking for 2 consecutive programmes: 80 euros, and free transfer between them
OR – booking for a second programme in the same calendar year: 50 euros
AND – previous clients of Benamonarda: 40 euros.


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holidays for families, friends, associations and other groups





Calendar autumn 2017 and 2018
WEEK from Sunday to Sunday

14-20 September 2017 (Thu-Wed) - Berlanga and Soria explore Soria province (Old Castile)
30 Sep-7 October 2017 (Sat-Sat) - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment
14-22 October 2017 (Sat-Sun) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature
5-12 November 2017 - The Genal Valley walking, nature autumn colours
1-9 December 2017 (Fri-Sat) - Autumn Flamenco Nights Jerez, Cadiz and Granada
20-27 December 2017 (Wed-Wed) - Christmas at Cordoba walks, history Christmas
11-18 February 2018 - The Genal Valley walking, nature almonds in flower
22 February-1 March (Thu-Thu) - Jerez Flamenco Festival new itinerary
3-10 March (Sat-Sat) - Caliphs of Cordoba walking, nature, history NEW
10-18 March (Sat-Sun) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature
18-25 March - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment
25 March-1 April - The Genal Valley walking, nature cherries in bloom Holy Week
25 March-1 April - Nature Rambles-Serranía de Ronda flora, fauna, landscapes Holy Week
1-8 April - Baeza, Cazorla and Segura walking, nature, history NEW
1-8 April - Baños de la Encina and Jaén discover the Andalusian frontier
8-16 April (Sun-Mon) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature
10-18 April (Tue-Wed) - Extremaduran Kaleidoscope a new look at Extremadura
12-19 April (Thu-Thu) - Almagro and La Mancha explore the land of Don Quijote
21-28 April (Sat-Sat) - Caliphs of Cordoba walking, nature, history NEW
22-29 April - The Genal Valley walking, nature spring flowers
22-29 April - Nature Rambles-Serranía de Ronda flora, fauna, landscapes
3-10 May (Thu-Thu) - Almagro and La Mancha explore the land of Don Quijote
6-12 May (Sun-Sat) - Al-Andalus festive Cordoba & Granada Cordoba Patio Festival FULLY BOOKED
12-19 May (Sat-Sat) - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment
12-19 May (Sat-Sat) - Baeza, Cazorla and Segura walking, nature, history NEW
14-21 May (Mon-Mon) - Sierras of Extremadura walking, nature, history
22-29 May (Tue-Tue) - Ruta del Oro: El Bierzo and León discover the northwest
29 May-5 June (Tue-Tue) - Ciudad Rodrigo and Arribes del Duero explore the far west
9-16 June (Sat-Sat) - The Genal Valley walking, nature chestnuts in bloom
20-27 June (Wed-Wed) - Mar y Sierra:Asturias walking, nature, history
27 June-4 July (Wed-Wed) - Natural Parks of Old Castile walking, nature, history
27 June-4 July (Wed-Wed) - Mar y Sierra: Cantabria walking, history, nature
4-11 July (Wed-Wed) - Liérganes and Santander discover Cantabria
4-11 July (Wed-Wed) - Candás and the Costa Verde discover Asturias
12-18 July (Thu-Wed) - Almagro Theatre Festival theatre and discovery of La Mancha
15-22 July - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment - summer
22-29 July - The Genal Valley walking, nature - summer
29 July-5 August - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment - summer
11-18 August (Sat-Sat) - The Genal Valley walking, nature - summer
20-26 August (Mon-Sun) - Ciudad Rodrigo Theatre Festival discover the Campo Charro
31 August-5 September (Fri-Wed) - Escapade in Cantabria the best of Cantabria in 6 days NEW
15-22 September(Sat-Sat) - Biennial Festival of the Flamenco Arts, Seville new excursions
26 September-3 October (Wed-Wed) - Rioja Alta & Sierra Cebollera walking, history, nature
4-10 October (Thu-Wed) - Berlanga and Soria explore Soria province (Old Castile)
4-11 October (Thu-Thu) - Albarracín, Cuenca & Teruel walking, history, nature
13-20 October (Sat-Sat) - The Genal Valley walking, nature chestnut harvest
20-27 October (Sat-Sat) - Caliphs of Cordoba walking, nature, history NEW
27 October-4 November (Sat-Sun) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature
4-11 November - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment
11-18 November - The Genal Valley walking, nature autumn colours
14-22 December (Fri-Sat) - Mar y Sierra: zambombas walks, history, music, patios NEW
22-29 December 2018 (Sat-Sat) - Christmas at Cordoba walks, history, music, patios Christmas
30 Dec 18-6 Jan 19 - New Year 2018-9 at Trujillo walking, history, Cabalgata Reyes Magos


most times of year (1 week): Self-guided walking in the Genal Valley two levels; for groups of 2-10


only for groups in 2018 - Sierra de Guadalupe walking, nature, history
only for groups in 2018 - Vía de la Plata... from Zafra to Zamora explore western Spain
only for groups in 2018 - Júcar, Duero, Mancha discover 'lesser known' central Spain
only for groups in 2018 - Aragón y Ebro explore northeast Spain from the Pyrenees to lower Aragón
only for groups in 2018 - Uncastillo and the pre-Pyrenees discover the Cinco Villas


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