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The Area

This is one of the truly special places in Spain which few visitors ever have the privilege of knowing with a magnificent natural environment and everyday sights of goatherds and their flocks wandering the mountainsides farmers harvesting by hand and carrying their produce in panniers on donkeys’ backs all reflecting a culture still rooted in an age long past.

Hiking in Gredos. SpainMost of the area falls within the Gredos Regional Park covering some 213098 acres -a natural paradise. Majestic horned mountain goats abound and tawny vultures golden eagles brightly coloured woodpeckers and red kites are to be spotted in this bird watcher's paradise.

Walking- Self Guided

The walking is of an easy to moderate nature with a few challenges for the more adventurous. Some walks are available from the hotel whilst some are just a short drive away.

If you do not have your own car the hotel will gladly arrange transport for you, payable locally. On the northern side of the Gredos you will walk through a wild open sparsely populated expanse with sweeping views that will have you staring forever!

You will come across fresh mountain streams possibly still fed by the melting snows on the higher peaks and follow them down through flower-filled valleys.

On one day you can cross the Gredos via a Roman road, the only one we know of with hairpin bends as it winds down the mountainside. Here there are fragrant lemon trees, olive groves and vineyards reflecting the warmer south facing slopes. The contrast is most definite!

Visit some of the villages of this lovely valley along mule tracks, bridle paths and sections of an ancient Roman road. Yet you can still walk into the high mountains where the scenery is more jagged with spectacular waterfalls.

Walk Grading

Self Guided- Easy, Moderate & Challenging

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Hotel Milano Real

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A special place to stay in Hoyos del Espino with the feel of an English Country House. Theresa and Paco the owners and hosts have created a haven of tranquility in stunning surroundings. All bathrooms have full baths. Superior rooms and suites have balconies with superb views.

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Spring and Autumn are the best time to visit this area avoiding the winter snow and the high summer heat.

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Madrid can be reached from most major UK cities by scheduled or no frills airlines. Valladolid from London is also within easy access. The driving time to your base is about 2½ hours to Madrid and 3 hours to Valladolid. We include a weeks group A hire car in the price or we can arrange a transfer at a small supplement.

There are flights as follows:

Madrid - there are nonstop flights from Heathrow Gatwick Luton Bristol Bournemouth East Midlands Liverpool Edinburgh and Dublin.

Valladolid - there is a nonstop flight from London Stansted.

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·         7 Nights accommodation with half board*

·         8 days car hire

·         Our unique walking booklet written by one of our team and local walking map

* Half board is dinner, bed and breakfast


·         Car hire can be substituted for transfers at a small supplement

·          ‘With flights’ includes typical flight prices* from London Gatwick to Zaragoza. Flights from many local airports are also available (exact price for your dates available on request)

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Not Included:

  • Lunch and drinks with meals

Please note these prices will differ from our current brochure price list and are the current correct prices

All prices valid for 2018

Prices are per person in GBP / UK £ and are based on 7 nights half board* in a shared twin/double standard room. 

El Milano


7 nights half board*


With Flights

7 nights half board*

 Own International Flights

Extra Night per person

Single Supplement per night

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* Half board is dinner, bed and breakfast

Room supplements per person per night:

  • El Milano Suite £27

Seasonal Supplements for Easter Christmas & New Year may apply

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