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beautiful but very badly signposted

Walk through a beautiful village that has a river flowing through it and up a steep hill and down a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
loli2001
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Gibraltar
Great walk in a gorgeous nature reserve

The sierra nevada is an absolute must if you like hiking and this walk was amazing fun. Hanging... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
DebbyR977
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Antwerp
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All reviews hanging bridges the river great walk the bus great fun lower trail easy walk kids aged well worth the effort my opinion second half stunning scenery rock climbers early morning mid day thank god parking place
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk through a beautiful village that has a river flowing through it and up a steep hill and down a path that starts the cahorros sender. Beautiful, rocky and very badly signposted, hanging bridges, lots of water falls and we got lost on top of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The sierra nevada is an absolute must if you like hiking and this walk was amazing fun. Hanging bridges, rock climbers, cliffs, a cute river, high mountains and waterfalls. This walk has it all. Do look up the route though; it is easy to get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic hike, the bridges, crawling etc make it very interesting. Tough enough if done in heat all the way to Monichil

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Visiting here was one of the best days of my holiday. If you are coming from Granada Central, take the 183 bus from Plaza Nuevo. If you want to do things on your own don't bother with guided tours or trips that cost the earth....More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Walk up-hill from the village of Monachil keeping to the Right side as you climb (there is an easier but uninteresting track on Left). This will take you past old and new hydroelectric plants before the climb to the bridges. After heavy rains it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DanDale
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great walk today. Some stunning scenery. Strongly advise sturdy footwear and be prepared to scramble in places. I walk a lot in Snowdonia Wales and in my opinion I wouldn’t say this is a walk for the faint hearted it’s quite tricky in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great walk, take water as hot, but beautiful views. Cavern between rocks is challenging so sturdy footware a must.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Nice, beautiful nature! Clean, clear water! Beautiful waterfalls! Suitable even for kids, our was 9 and 10 and they love it! They cross true every bridge and they even take a "bath" in a cold river! But in that sun, river was fresh!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We took a break from going to the beach while being on vacation in Marbella. We drove for about 2hrs and reached the parking in Monachil at 10am. We started the hike at 10:15 and we were back at around 14. We had plenty of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Ioana_kiki
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Very fun 9km hike across a swing bridge, through caves & the mountains. The route took us around 2 and a half hours however I believe there are alternative routes! Most of your time is spent making your way through the right paths within the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Halinka C
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You can go there at anytime in every season.
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Travels0111
30 November 2018|
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Response from JJF2905 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, you have a bus a i think you can take in Paseo del Salon in Granada. You can call at the town hall of Monachil (is the village where is situed los cachorros) at the number 958 30 12 30 for more information
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9 August 2018|
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Response from RickT2632011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are some but as the previous person said we printed off a guide from the internet and we also read a blog about a previous trip someone made and this pointed out some of the pitfalls. It is not easy going but it's... More
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