Barranca Malafi is the grandiose and remote gully formed by the, generally dry, river Malafi. Both walks are superb with plentiful wild flowers in spring and early summer and lots of birds, nightingales and sometimes eagles. Both start with 5.0 km along stony paths and stream bed. with gentle gradients, with the same return for the medium walk, For the hard walk this is followed by a return over the heights of Alfaro, via a rough track with one hard gradient to start but then undulating with superb views ending with a good path down to Petracos on the road near the start.

(Petracos is the site of some protected prehistoric cliff paintings and well worth a visit).

Best time not too windy or hot with fairly long days. Stream occasionally has water in the winter and the high track is a bit muddy after heavy rain.

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