The Great Path of Malaga, a great way to get to know the province

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After knowing the 10 best destinations in the world in 2015, we return to Spain to tell you about one of the best ways to enjoy nature in spring, which for many is the most beautiful season of the year, as it floods the streets and fields of cheerful colors. We are referring to hiking through different parts of our geography. The good thing is that, regardless of the autonomous community in which you live, you will find routes where you can enjoy nature and truly surprising corners.

Specifically, today we want to talk to you about the Great Malaga Path , a 650-kilometer circular route that can be started from almost anywhere between Malaga and the different provinces with which it borders (Cádiz, Seville, Córdoba and Granada). Do you want to know all the details about this fantastic hiking route? Well, do not miss anything that we tell you below!

A great bonding point

As we told you, the Great Malaga Path has more than 650 kilometers. In addition, it is linked to other trails, such as the Mozarabic Way of Santiago or the Great European Tour, which ends in Greece. Although you can do the entire route, you can also choose to travel it in small doses , since there are different stages. One of the main characteristics of this route, which makes it special, is that it integrates in a single route the territorial and environmental variety of the entire province. In this way, the environment, sports, tourism and employment opportunities come together, which serves to promote the development of Malaga.

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Many attractions

As explained from the official website of the Great Malaga Path, following this route we will be able to enjoy many attractions. For example, it must be taken into account that it has sports infrastructures to carry out activities such as rafting, canoeing, mountain biking, climbing, canyoning, via ferratas … On the other hand, the trail is a journey through the culture of the province , being able to know first-hand the historical and traditional heritage of the area. Of course, we cannot forget the possibility of enjoying the unique gastronomic products of this place. Not to mention the number of tourist attractions: museums, monuments, sites, spas, wineries, viewpoints, golf courses, marinas, tourist offices … Of course, without a doubt, one of the great attractions of the city. route is to be able to enjoy the natural environment. And it is that the trail runs through 4 natural parks, 3 natural places and 2 natural reserves.

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Personal growth and development

One of the things that has caught our attention is that the organizers also understand the trail as "an opportunity for personal growth and development." To do this, they divide the route into different stages into three categories : body, stages that require capacity and physical response; mind, stages linked to mental and decision-making processes in the environment; and emotions, stages where you can connect with nature and inner dialogue.

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The paths

As we have already mentioned before, the Great Málaga Path has different trails, divided into different categories: Long Distance Trails, Short Distance Trails, Local Trails and Others. For more information, you just have to access the official website of the Great Malaga Trail. Of course, you must be clear that the main thing to do a good walk with little physical exhaustion lies in physical capacity, which is achieved with training; and the technique, for which it is necessary to know the route. Then we leave you with our gallery , where you can find some images of the Great Malaga Trail that we have extracted from the official website of the route. Do not miss it!