GR Long Distance Trails in Andalusia

GR-242 & 249 Long Distance Hikes

The GR 242 & 249 long-distance trails in the Tejeda-Almijara Mountains have a length of almost 80 kilometers. The day stages are: from Periana - in the west to Alcaucin in the Sierra de Tejeda ( 15.5 km), Alcaucin to Canillas de Aceituno (11 km), Canillas de Aceituno to Canillas de Albaida (24.5 km), Canillas the Albaida to Frigiliana (25 km) and Frigiliana to Nerja (15 km) on the Mediterranean coast in the east. A description of this route is available in the Tourist Office of Cómpeta and you can also download it from this website. 


Through the Gran Senda de Málaga GR-249 project , the province of Málaga has developed an extensive network of approximately 650 km of hiking trails, divided into 35 stages with an average of 20 km. In the immediate vicinity of Cómpeta you through the well -marked hiking stages of from Velez Malaga to Torrox , Nerja , Frigiliana , Cómpeta, Canillas the Albaida and Periana The GR-249 route follows the same routes as the GR-242, albeit through Nerja from east to Periana in the west. The GR-hiking route are very extensive signposted with poles and wrong walking is almost impossible.  

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Videos GR-249

Below are 2 previews of the long-distance hike GR-249 in Andalusia.

Tailor-made hiking holidays 

We will make an individual or group "Customized" package for your hiking holiday in Andalusia, incl. Airport transfers, accommodation, breakfast, dinner, and private transfers to/from the various route sections for you! Request information!