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)
(‡=only for groups)
The Genal Valley
Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia

Caliphs of Cordoba

Moorish Kingdom Granada

Baeza, Cazorla & Segura
Sanabria Natural Park

Lozoya, Guadarrama, Duratón

Albarracín Cuenca &Teruel

Duero Soriano

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 Ronda    
historical journeys
with short walks
(only for groups)
    Vía de la Plata

Júcar, Duero, Mancha

Aragón y Ebro
festivals   Biennial of Flamenco, Seville

Jerez Flamenco Festival
Almagro Theatre Festival

Ciudad Rodrigo Theatre Festival
discovery weeks from a single hotel, with short walks
(*two-centre holidays)
(‡=only for groups)
  *Christmas on the Costa de la Luz

*Andalusian Wild West-Cabo de Gata

*Huelva, Land of Mariners

*Guadiato and Campiña Cordobesa

*New Year in 3 Natural Parks of Cádiz

Baños de la Encina & Jaén
Almagro-La Mancha

Berlanga & Soria

Landscapes Rioja Alta

Uncastillo & Pre-Pyrenees

Discover Extremadura

Zafra and the Tierra de Barros

Candás and the Costa Verde


Liérganes and Santander

*The land of lakes and storks

*Ruta del Oro

*Ciudad Rodrigo-Arribes Duero

*Lozoya, Guadarrama, Duratón

*Segura, Júcar, Mundo

Escapade in Cantabria





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) 775 a 135 Málaga
1 Nature Rambles–Serranía de Ronda N 1.5 1 wk (7) 775 a 135 Málaga
1+4+5 Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia M 1.5 9 d (8) 975 b 185 Sevilla
2 Guadiato and Campiña Cordobesa D 1 1 wk (7) 995 b 195 Málaga
19 Andalusian Wild West & Cabo de Gata DM 1 1 wk (7) 955 a 155 Almería/Málaga
21 Huelva, Land of Mariners DM 0.5 1 wk (7) 975 b 225 Sevilla
24 New Year in 3 Natural Parks of Cádiz D 1 1 wk (7) 1075 a 155 Málaga
4 Jerez Flamenco Festival F 0.5 1 wk (7) 1045 b 155 Málaga/Jerez
4 Christmas on the Costa de la Luz D 1 9 d (8) 1135 b 215 Málaga
5 Biennial Flamenco Festival, Seville F 0 1 wk (7) 1195 c 205 Sevilla
7 Zafra and the Tierra de Barros D 1 7 d (6) 795 a 115 Sevilla
6+7 Discover Extremadura D 1 9 d (8) 975 b 155 Madrid
14+15 Albarracín, Cuenca and Teruel W 1.5 1 wk (7) 945 b 155 Madrid
8 Natural Parks of Old Castile W 1.5 1 wk (7) 865 a 135 Bilbao
10 Candás and the Costa Verde D 1 1 wk (7) 995 b 225 Bilbao
9 Ruta del Oro: El Bierzo and León D 1 1 wk (7) 975 b 185 Madrid
16 Berlanga and Soria D 1 7 d (6) 795 b 115 Madrid
16 Gorges & plateaux of the Duero Soriano W 1.5 1 wk (7) 895 b 135 Madrid
12 Almagro and La Mancha D 1 1 wk (7) 865 b 135 Madrid
12 Almagro Theatre Festival F 0.5 7 d (6) 945 b 155 Madrid
13 Ciudad Rodrigo and Arribes del Duero D 1 7 d (6) 895 b 185 Madrid
13 Ciudad Rodrigo Theatre Festival F 0.5 6 d (5) 895 b 335 Madrid
18

Landscapes & traditions of the Rioja Alta

D

1 1 wk (7) 945 a 225 Madrid
18

Rioja Alta and Sierra Cebollera

W

1,5 1 wk (7) 945 a 225 Madrid
22 The land of lakes and storks D 1 1 wk (7) 1095 a 225 Madrid
23 Lozoya, Guadarrama, Duratón W/D 1.5/1 1 wk (7) 1045 b 195 Madrid
25 Segura, Júcar, Mundo D 1 1 wk (7) 1145 b 155 Madrid
11 Escapade in Cantabria M/D 1.5/1 6 d (5) 695 b 115 Santander
11 Mar y Sierra: Cantabria M 1.5 1 wk (7) 935 b 175 Bilbao
11 Liérganes and Santander D 1 1 wk (7) 995 b 225 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
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 = see programme, hotel accommodation


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.

**if there is a day between the two programmes, you pay 60 euros as a contribution towards your meals and accommodation for this day.

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Calendar Autumn 2021-2022
WEEK

4-12 November 2021 (Thu-Fri) - Guadiato and Campiña Cordobesa walks, nature, history in the centre of Andalusia NEW
17-25 December (Fri-Sat) - Christmas on the Costa de la Luz walks, nature, history, music, traditions Christmas NEW
30 Dec 21-6 Jan 22 (Thu-Thu) - New Year in 3 Natural Parks of Cádiz walks, nature, history, traditions New Year NEW
11-18 February (Fri-Fri) - The Genal Valley walking, nature almonds & narcissi in flower CANCELLED
25 February-4 March 2022 (Fri-Fri) - Jerez Flamenco Festival Flamenco, history, nature
13-20 March (Sun-Sun) - The Genal Valley walking, nature plums in flower CANCELLED
13-20 March (Sun-Sun) - Nature Rambles-Serranía de Ronda flora, fauna, landscapes CANCELLED
20-26 March (Sun-Sat) - Zafra and the Tierra de Barros explore south Extremadura
26 March-2 April (Sat-Sat) - Huelva, Land of Mariners discover Andalusia's borderland
26 March-3 April (Sat-Sun) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature, flamenco
3-10 April (Sun-Sun) - The Genal Valley walking, nature early spring flowers CANCELLED
3-10 April (Sun-Sun) - Nature Rambles-Serranía de Ronda flora, fauna, landscapes CANCELLED
21-28/29 April (Thu-Thu/Fri) - Almagro and La Mancha explore the land of Don Quijote + Toledo
22-29 April (Fri-Fri) - Guadiato and Campiña Cordobesa walks, nature, history in the centre of Andalusia
29 April-6 May (Fri-Fri) - The Genal Valley walking, nature later spring flowers CANCELLED
29 April-6 May (Fri-Fri) - Nature Rambles-Serranía de Ronda flora, fauna, landscapes CANCELLED
4-10 May (Wed-Tue) - Ciudad Rodrigo and Arribes del Duero explore the far west
5-12 May (Thu-Thu) - Andalusian Wild West & Cabo de Gata Almería: walks, nature, cinema
10-17 May (Tue-Tue) - Ruta del Oro: El Bierzo and León discover the northwest
12-19 May (Thu-Thu) - Segura, Júcar, Mundo exploration of southeast Spain NEW
30 May-6 June (Mon-Mon) - Lozoya, Guadarrama, Duratón 2 levels of walking, history, nature NEW
6-13 June (Mon-Mon) - The land of lakes and storks discover Sanabria and Tierra de Campos NEW
29 June-6 July (Wed-Wed) - Natural Parks of Old Castile walking, nature, history
7-14 July (Thu-Thu) - Mar y Sierra: Cantabria walking, history, nature
7-14 July (Thu-Thu) - Liérganes and Santander discover Cantabria
14-21 July (Thu-Thu) - Candás and the Costa Verde discover Asturias
16-22 July (Sat-Fri) - Almagro Theatre Festival theatre and discovery of La Mancha
22-27 August (Mon-Sat) - Ciudad Rodrigo Theatre Festival discover the Campo Charro
31 August-7 September (Wed-Wed) - Natural Parks of Old Castile walking, nature, history
2-7 September (Fri-Wed) - Escapade in Cantabria the best of Cantabria in 6 days
8-15 September (Thu-Thu) - Gorges & plateaux of the Duero Soriano walking, nature, history
9-15 September (Fri-Thu) - Berlanga and Soria explore Soria province (Old Castile)
13-20 September (Tue-Tue) - Biennial Festival of the Flamenco Arts, Seville
20-28 September (Tue-Wed) - Discover Extremadura from Trujillo
28 Sep-5 October (Wed-Wed) - Landscapes & traditions of the Rioja Alta discover the Cameros
28 Sep-5 October (Wed-Wed) - Rioja Alta and Sierra Cebollera walking, nature, history
5-12 October (Wed-Wed) - Albarracín, Cuenca & Teruel walking, history, nature
7-14 October (Fri-Fri) - The Genal Valley walking, nature chestnut harvest CANCELLED
14-21 October (Fri-Fri) - Andalusian Wild West & Cabo de Gata Almería: walks, nature, cinema
22-30 October (Sat-Sun) - Mar y Sierra: West Andalusia walking, history, nature, flamenco
13-20 November (Sun-Sun) - The Genal Valley walking, nature autumn colours CANCELLED
17-25 December 2022 (Sat-Sun) - Christmas on the Costa de la Luz walks, nature, history, music, traditions Christmas


Other programmes only for groups (see Exclusive programmes for groups)
Caliphs of Cordoba walking, nature, history map 2
Moorish Kingdom of Granada walking, history, nature, evening entertainment map 3
Mar y Sierra:Asturias walking, nature, history map 10
Uncastillo and the pre-Pyrenees discover the Cinco Villas map 17
Baños de la Encina and Jaén discover the Andalusian frontier map 20
Baeza, Cazorla and Segura walking, nature, history map 20
Sanabria Natural Park walking, nature, history map 22
Vía de la Plata... from Zafra to Zamora explore western Spain (2 weeks) map 6-7-13
Júcar, Duero, Mancha discover 'lesser known' central Spain (2 weeks) map 20-15-14-16-12
Aragón y Ebro explore northeast Spain from the Pyrenees to lower Aragón (2 weeks) map 16-17


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