EXPLORE BERNiA

EXPLORE BERNiA

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THE WiNDOW TO THE MEDiTERRANEAN SEA
THE WiNDOW TO THE MEDiTERRANEAN SEA​

It’s a classic visit for all walkers visiting Costa Blanca and the so-called the window to the sea: Bernia. A circular walk will take us to a military fort of the 17th century following historical trails and discovering amazing views all around the mountain. The Bernia Ridge runs from East to West dominating the views of the valley of Guadalest. Visit mountain springs, an ancient fort and even a tunnel through the mountain!

  • Location: Altea La Vella
  • Season: September-June
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group size: Minimum 2, maximum 7 (for bigger groups please contact us)
  • Languages: English, Spanish, German
  • Duration of activity: 5 hours
  • Lenght: 9 km
  • Ascent: 450 m
  • Descent: 450 m
  • Terrain: Mostly footpaths with some rocky sections

It’s a classic visit for all walkers visiting Costa Blanca and the so-called the window to the sea: Bernia. A circular walk will take us to a military fort of the 17th century following historical trails and discovering amazing views all around the mountain. The Bernia Ridge runs from East to West dominating the views of the valley of Guadalest. Visit mountain springs, an ancient fort and even a tunnel through the mountain!

  • Location: Altea La Vella
  • Season: September-June
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group size: Minimum 4, maximum 14
  • Languages: English, Spanish, German
  • Duration of activity: 5 hours
  • Lenght: 9 km
  • Ascent: 450 m
  • Descent: 450 m
  • Terrain: Mostly footpaths with some rocky sections
Price: 40€ per person
What's included?
  • Transfer in a private 8-seater van (Collection from any point between Alicante to Altea)
  • Qualified mountain guide
  • Insurance
  • Lunch: Picnic bag with fresh-made sandwich
Is this for me?

This trek is certainly possible for anyone with a general level of health and average fitness. It is suitable as a beginners walk considering it’s a full day activity. Adequate as a family activity.

What will we do?

We circumnavigate this beautiful mountain going through mountain passes, natural cave and springs enjoying the fresh water. We’ll stop for picnic with views along the way.

How long will it take?

The walking hours is around 3.5 h, plus stops 5 h in total. 

What do you need to bring?

Trekking boots

Comfortable trousers, quickdry top (non cotton)

Polarfleece, Windstopper

Winter departures: Wolly hat, gloves, waterproof jacket 

Watterbottle 2 liters

Small daypack 20 liters

Sun protection

Personal medication

Where do we meet?

Possible meeting point: Tourist information in Altea. Or just give us a call and we can also pick you up at your hotel or apartment. 

How big are the groups?

This is a private activity so it will be just you and your friends and family. 

What else do you need to know?

Be prepared to enjoy a fantastic day in the mountains with views over the sea all around. 

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