Galicia Hiking Guide (Spain) edited by Rother. Summary and example-type in photo. 176 pages, 114 photos, 51 altitude profiles, 51 maps at 1:25 000 / 1:50 000 / 1:75 000, 2 synoptic maps at 1: 1,500,000 and 1: 3,000,000.
GPS coordinates are downloadable for all routes on the publisher site (rother).
The worls most famous "hiking trails" crisscross Galicia for more than 1000 years: the roads of St-Jacques to Santiago de Compostela. But outside these high places, the rest of Galicia remains well unknown. Yet the green north of Spain seduces with an extraordinary diversity of landscapes. This Rother hiking guide invites you to discover the region by 51 selected routes, along the coast or rivers and in the hinterland mountains.
Hiking for all tastes and requirements, the easiest walk to the most demanding mountain itinerary will make you explore the many unknown facets of Galicia. The Atlantic coast of 1500 km long is sometimes wild and unpublished, sometimes soft with antillex beach and a beauty that the Mediterranean coast with its mass constructions has no long since. The hinterland offers pastoral landscapes with archaic gaits and surprises with its lush forests and its preserved rivers. Quite southeast, Galicia even exceeds the 2000 meters above sea level in the Massif de la Peña-Trevinca with almost alpine paces, ideal for superb mountain routes.
Each of the routes presented in this Rother Hiking Guide includes a detailed description of the itinerary, a map extract with the route of the course and an informative altitude profile. GPS coordinates can be downloaded. Many hikes are very suitable for children. In most routes, there are information about the tourist attractions to visit in the vicinity to complete and expand excursions. The introduction offers travel tips, hiking information in Galicia and a list of finest routes.
ISBN/EAN : 9783763349500
Publication date: 2016
Pagination: 176 pages
Folded dimensions: 12 x 17cm