Spanish & Hiking


Combination: Spanish & Hiking. Take a unique opportunity to learn and practice Spanish while enjoying hiking trips in the enchating landscape of Granada and its natural areas. In these full-immersion language courses, you will interact with your techers, Spanish students, mountain guides and local hikers.

Standard Program

Spanish in the Classroom
• 4 classes daily, Monday to Friday
• 20 classes  weekly
• 50 minutes duration of a class
• Method: teacher rotation
• Material included in the price: books and all necessary equipment
• Daily social and cultural activities, with Spanish teachers

Spanish while Hiking – Program for 1 week
• Two short hikes (3-4 hours) on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons
• 1-day hike on Saturday
• 1-day hike on Sunday

Spanish while Hiking – Program for 2 weeks
• Four short hikes (3-4 hours) on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons each week
• 1-day hike on Saturday
• 1-day hike on Sunday
• In students stay in Granada after the end of the course, they will be invited to go on another excursion for free.

On the Sunday hikes you will join a group of local Spanish hikers from Granada.

Special Programs

Students of CastiLa can complement their Spanish Course (4 or 6 classes daily) at their convenience with a Specific Hiking Program.

The Specific Hiking Programs are always organised with Spanish teacher-guides and other Spanish hikers.

Months when special hiking programmes are scheduled:

A)  February 28th to March 3rd, 2019, 5 days´ hiking:  Coast, caves and desert: Hiking in Cabo de Gata – Almeria

B) December 6th–9th, 4 days´ hiking:  Parque naturales de El Estrecho y de los Alcornacales, Cadíz. Booking deadline November 6th

C) May 3th–5th. 3 days´ hiking:  Parque Natural Subbético Cordobés- Includes accommodation half board. Booking deadline April 3th…170€

D) June 14th–21th, 8 days´ hiking: The origin. Camino de Santiago – Asturias: 650 €, Fees includes accommodation, breakfast, return flight Málaga-Oviedo, airport and other transfers, luggage transport between accommodation for the 8 hiking stages, guided visits and accident assurance. Booking deadline May 16th… 650€

E) July 6th–7th, 2 days´ hiking: The jewels of the Sierra Nevada: Mulhacen and Veleta peaks, includes accommodation (mountain refuge). Booking deadline June 6th … 240€

C) Parque Natural Subbético Cordobés 170€
D) Camino de Santiago – Asturias 650€
E)  Fin de Semana Sierra Nevada 240€

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Course Summary

Levels: A1-C2

Duration (weeks): 1-2

Hours per week: 20

Hours per day: 4

Timetable: Monday to Friday / 9.30am–1.35pm

Sierra & Sol

Guided hiking and trekking tours led by experienced local experts through the Natural Parks and cultural heritage areas of the mountains of southern Spain. All year around we offer hiking trips, because in Granada it’s always spring. Reed more at

Spanish and hiking – Calendar


a* / b* /c* / d* / e* –  Special program including a bank holiday hiking trip