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

Subbéticas Cordobesas N P


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
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

Summer/Autumn Flamenco Nights
Almagro Theatre Festival

Ciudad Rodrigo Theatre Festival
discovery weeks from a single hotel, with short walks
(*two-centre holidays)
  Christmas 2017 at Cordoba Almagro-La Mancha-Toledo

Berlanga & Soria

Uncastillo & Pre-Pyrenees

Extremaduran Kaleidoscope

Candás and the Costa Verde


Liérganes and Santander

New Year 2017-8 at Trujillo

*Ruta del Oro

*Ciudad Rodrigo-Arribes del Duero
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) 635 a 50 Málaga
1 Nature Rambles–Serranía de Ronda N 1.5 1 wk (7) 635 a 50 Málaga
1 Self-guided walking–Genal Valley S 2 1 wk (7) 695 d 95 Málaga
1 Self-guided walking–relaxed S 1.5 1 wk (7) 695 d 95 Málaga
1+4+5 Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia W 1.5 9 d (8) 925 c 185 Sevilla
2 Subbéticas Cordobesas Natural Park W 1.5 1 wk (7) 845 c 155 Málaga
2 Christmas 2017 at Cordoba R 1 1 wk (7) 895 c 175 Málaga
20 Baños de la Encina & Jaén R 1 1 wk (7) 825 c 135 Málaga
3 Moorish Kingdom of Granada W 2 1 wk (7) 845 c 155 Málaga
3+4 Summer/Autumn Flamenco Nights FR 0.5 9 d (8) 995 c 175 Málaga
4 Jerez Flamenco Festival F 0.5 1 wk (7) 995 d 155 Málaga/Jerez
5 Biennial Flamenco Festival, Seville F 0 1 wk (7)     Sevilla
6 Sierras of Extremadura W 2 1 wk (7) 825 b 135 Madrid
7 Extremaduran Kaleidoscope R 0.5 9 d (8) 925 c 155 Sevilla
14+15 Albarracín, Cuenca and Teruel W 1,5 1 wk (7) 845 c 135 Madrid
8 Natural Parks of Old Castile W 1.5 1 wk (7) 825 b 135 Bilbao
10 Mar y Sierra: Asturias M 1.5 1 wk (7) 845 c 155 Bilbao
10 Candás and the Costa Verde R 1 1 wk (7) 895 c 195 Bilbao
9 Ruta del Oro: El Bierzo and León R 1 1 wk (7) 895 c 155 Madrid
16 Berlanga and Soria R 1 7 d (6) 695 b 115 Madrid
12 Almagro, La Mancha and Toledo R 1 9 d (8) 895 c 155 Madrid
12 Almagro Theatre Festival F 0.5 7 d (6) 895 c 155 Madrid
17 Uncastillo and the Pre-Pyrenees R 1 7 d (6) 895 c 165 Madrid/Zaragoza
18 Rioja Alta and Sierra Cebollera W 1.5 1 wk (7) 895 b 175 Bilbao
13 Ciudad Rodrigo and Arribes del Duero R 1 7 d (6) 845 c 165 Madrid
7 New Year 2017-8 at Trujillo R 1 1 wk (7) 945 c 155 Madrid
11 Mar y Sierra: Cantabria M 1,5 1 wk (7) 845 c 175 Bilbao
11 Liérganes and Santander R 1 1 wk (7) 895 c 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
R = 'relaxing discovery' with shorter guided walks, nature and history, based in a single hotel
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, accommodation with a village family (or in hotel with a supplement)
b = full board, hotel accommodation
c = full board except 2-6 meals, 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 cumulative up to a maximum of 120 euros per person:
– all previous clients of Benamonarda: 40 euros

– booking for 2 consecutive programmes: 80 euros
if there is a one-day gap between programmes (30 May, 12 July, 13 September), we also offer a free night's accommodation and breakfast (and lunch if during the transfer).


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holidays for families, friends, associations and other groups





Calendar 2017
WEEK from Sunday to Sunday

18-25 February 2017 (Sat-Sat) - Subbéticas Cordobesas Natural Park walking, nature, history
11-18 March (Sat-Sat) - The Genal Valley walking, nature
12-19 March - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment
25 March-2 April (Sat-Sun) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature
26 March-2 April - Subbéticas Cordobesas Natural Park walking, nature, history
26 March-2 April - Baños de la Encina and Jaén discover the Andalusian frontier
9-16 April - The Genal Valley walking, nature Holy Week FULLY BOOKED
9-16 April - Nature Rambles-Serranía de Ronda flora, fauna, landscapes Holy Week
16-24 April (Sun-Mon) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature
18-26 April (Tue-Wed) - Extremaduran Kaleidoscope a new look at Extremadura new itinerary
29 April-6 May (Sat-Sat) - The Genal Valley walking, nature
29 April-6 May (Sat-Sat) - Nature Rambles-Serranía de Ronda flora, fauna, landscapes
9-16 May (Tue-Tue) - Ruta del Oro: El Bierzo and León discover the northwest NEW - FULLY BOOKED
16-22 May (Tue-Mon) - Ciudad Rodrigo and Arribes del Duero explore the far west NEW - FULLY BOOKED
4-11 June - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment FULLY BOOKED
5-13 June (Mon-Tue) - Almagro, La Mancha & Toledo explore the land of Don Quijote new itinerary
14-21 June (Wed-Wed) - Rioja Alta & Sierra Cebollera walking, history, nature NEW
21-28 June (Wed-Wed) - Mar y Sierra: Cantabria walking, history, nature
21-28 June (Wed-Wed) - Liérganes and Santander discover Cantabria
28 June-5 July (Wed-Wed) - Natural Parks of Old Castile walking, nature, history new itinerary FULLY BOOKED
5-12 July (Wed-Wed) - Mar y Sierra:Asturias walking, nature, history
5-12 July (Wed-Wed) - Candás and the Costa Verde discover Asturias
13-19 July (Thu-Wed) - Almagro Theatre Festival theatre and discovery of La Mancha FULLY BOOKED
23-30 July - The Genal Valley walking, nature - summer
4-12 August (Fri-Sat) - Summer Flamenco Nights Jerez, Cadiz and Granada
12-19 August (Sat-Sat) - The Genal Valley walking, nature - summer
21-27 August (Mon-Sun) - Ciudad Rodrigo Theatre Festival FOR FAMILIES/MINI-GROUPS (3-6 persons) FULLY BOOKED
6-13 September (Wed-Wed) - Rioja Alta & Sierra Cebollera walking, history, nature NEW
14-20 September (Thu-Wed) - Berlanga and Soria explore Soria province (Old Castile)
20-26 September (Wed-Tue) - Uncastillo and the pre-Pyrenees discover the Cinco Villas FULLY BOOKED
30 Sep-7 October (Sat-Sat) - Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment
8-15 October - The Genal Valley walking, nature
14-22 October (Sat-Sun) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature
22-29 October - Sierras of Extremadura walking, nature, history
29 October-5 November - Subbéticas Cordobesas Natural Park walking, nature, history
5-12 November - The Genal Valley walking, nature
1-9 December (Fri-Sat) - Autumn Flamenco Nights Jerez, Cadiz and Granada
9-17 December (Sat-Sun) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature zambombas
20-27 December 2017 (Wed-Wed) - Festive Season at Cordoba walks, history Christmas
30 Dec 17-6 Jan 18 (Sat-Sat) - New Year 2017-8 at Trujillo walking, history, nature NEW FULLY BOOKED
22 February-1 March 2018 (Thu-Thu) - Jerez Flamenco Festival new itinerary


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


only for groups in 2017 - Sierra de Guadalupe walking, nature, history
only for groups in 2017 - Albarracín, Cuenca & Teruel walking, history, nature
only for groups in 2017 - Vía de la Plata... from Zafra to Zamora explore western Spain
only for groups in 2017 - Júcar, Duero, Mancha discover 'lesser known' central Spain
only for groups in 2017 - Aragón y Ebro explore northeast Spain from the Pyrenees to lower Aragón
September 2018 - Biennial Festival of the Flamenco Arts, Seville


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