Trekking routes in Malaga

Malaga is a good place to discover landscapes of great beauty and go on trekking routes that offer amazing views. Wanting to relax on your holiday on the Costa del Sol is not a sufficient excuse to not want to make the most of your visit in Malaga.

In this section our aim is to encourage you to go on excursions to places that are well worth visiting. Generally, the roads to get there are in good conditions, although it is possible that some of them are mountain ports, so you’ll have to drive carefully as they are old and narrow two-way roads.

Malaga is the most important city in Andalusia, between the sea and the mountains it has a climate that is characterised by the amount of sunny days a year, which make Malaga the ideal place to go trekking.

Some of the most beautiful routes in Malaga for trekking are:






Sierra de las Nieves


Los Quejigales-Torrecilla

17 kms
7 h


A diversity of flora and fauna, the mountain goat, the golden eagle and the pine trees are just some of the examples of what we’ll find there.

Yunquera-Pico de los Enamorados

6 h


A 6-hour route with beautiful views through a terrain with not many difficulties.

Llanos de Antequera

Laguna de Fuente de Piedra

3 h


Presence of flamingos and plenty of different birds.

Valle de Abdalajís

Valle de Abdalajís-El Chorro

2 h


With roman remains, it’s a very interesting place to visit.

Sierra de Ardales

El Chorro - Desfiladero de los Gaitanes - Desfiladero del Gaitanejo

3 h


A 3-hour route through an easy path.


Some of the routes begin or end in villages that are highly recommendable to visit, to stroll through their streets and taste their gastronomy. You can make the most of your visit by trying one of the area’s typical dishes.

In the summer, wear adequate clothing and take plenty of liquid to avoid dehydration, sunglasses and sun cream. In winter make sure to check the weather conditions first.

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