Daytrip with walk in Confrides

From Sella you drive in 52 minutes on a windy road to the village of Confrides at the end of the Guadalest valley.

Total distance : 29 kms forth en 46,7 kms back
Lenght : full day excursion
Go: Sella via Alcoleja to Confrides.
Return: Confrides via Benimantell, Finestrat to Sella or via Guadalest , Finestrat to Sella.

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Confrides is located north of the Sierra de Aitana and with an altitude of 785 m it is one of the highest villages in Alicante province.
The village lies at the end of the valley of Guadalest.
There are several hiking trails.
In Confrides the Guadalest river arises and there are also several springs "El Arbol", "Forata", "Fuster" and "Machelis".
In 2015 there were 208 inhabitants spread over the villages Confrides and Abdet.
(source Wikipedia)

We went for dinner at Pension - Restaurant "El Pirineo" a must for those who love the traditional local cuisine .

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We did two walks.

Walk from Confrides to Abdet >>
Walk from the village to the castle of Confrides >>

Walk from Confrides to Abdet

1 hr 30 minschoen 6 kms schoenclimb 182 m

This walk along narrow paths through the rolling countryside is ideal to explore the area.
If you are fit and in posession of proper walking shoes you can do this walk without any problems.

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Walk to Confrides castle

3 hrs schoen 8,5 kms schoenclimb 336 m

There is also a circular walk to the castle but it runs partly on private land.
Therefore, we recommend to walk there and back on the same (tarmac) road.
Leaving the paved road its a steep climb on narrow paths and loose stones.
Good footwear and experience of mountain hiking are important.

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Drive + walk in Confrides