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Trail Running in Spain: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Spain is a wonderfully diverse and beautiful country with a wide array of landscape, scenery and terrain, from dry and arid plains to towering mountain ranges, as well as spectacular coastlines. Trail running is one of the best methods to truly get a feel for what this great country is about!

Spain is one the most popular outdoor tourist destinations in Europe, and it is easy to see why. The gorgeous weather, beautiful pristine countryside and laid-back nature of the country appeal to all and sundry, and it provides the perfect setting for the rewarding activity of trail running. The diversity of the landscape is what sets Spain apart, and the different regions of countryside are all truly special. Away from trail running, the big cities of Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia and Seville are some of the most cosmopolitan and exciting in Europe, and the towns and villages that dot the rest of the country are equally as idyllic and fascinating. Take a pick from our selection of trail running trips and explore the delights of Spain!

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What should I know about Trail Running Spain?

Spain is a wonderful country that provides something for people from all walks of life, from the alluring and lovely beaches all along the coast and the Canary Islands, to the mountains, valleys and plains of the middle, to the big cities of Madrid and Barcelona.

The weather is superb for much of the year, meaning trail running can be done for most of it. Temperatures can get quite hot in Summer, and in the Northern and Central parts of the country, Winters can get quite cool.

The villages, towns and cities are full of intriguing histories and culture which they are very proud of, especially in the autonomous regions, providing endless hours of exploration and discovery, thus ensuring there is always something to see and do.

A lot of the trail running can be very physically and mentally demanding, so it is recommended that you build up a very good base of fitness before tackling any of the routes.

Why should I choose Spain for my Trail Running adventure?

The Scenery

The scenery in Spain is wildly diverse and just as beautiful, with dry countryside, majestic mountain ranges and beautiful fields and valleys a common feature from the Portuguese border over to the Mediterranean, and also the Canary Islands. There are a large number of excellent running trails among the landscape and terrain, and these provide ample opportunity to indulge in trail running.

The Vibe

Spain has long been known as a laid-back, relaxed country, and it is a large reason why people keep coming back here. Even the big cities of Barcelona and Madrid manage to give off a relaxed vibe while still offering all the hustle, bustle and entertainment of large metropolis'. The beaches and countryside take this tranquil vibe to a new level, and you should never feel stressed while being here.

The History & Culture

Spain has a long, rich and fascinating history and culture, from its days of empire, to the civil war and dictatorship of the 20th century to the modern, thriving country that it is today. The food, architecture and sights and sounds provide endless exploration and entertainment, as every town, village and bit of countryside and beach have a story to tell.

What can I expect from the weather in Spain?

Mild along the coasts for most of the year, with the interior and Basque and Galician regions seeing significant rainfall.

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How can I get to Spain?

Flights to all major metropolis' from all major European, African and Asian hubs.

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What’s the high season for Trail Running in Spain?

Any time of year.

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