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Address: Sierra de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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Awesome Hiking!

My husband and I were not super into the overly touristy pueblo blanco village of Mijas, but absolutely loved the Pico Mijas hike (orange trail). The trail that we took was the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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Virginia Beach, VA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were not super into the overly touristy pueblo blanco village of Mijas, but absolutely loved the Pico Mijas hike (orange trail). The trail that we took was the most challenging of the hikes out of Mijas but well worth it (and helped work off some of the amazing Spanish cheese and meats we consumed on our... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

this is a lovely spanish village up in the mountains. be sure to go on a clear day and the views are stunning. you can have a horse and cart ride around the village if you want, great if you cant really walk far. loads of lovely little shops. if you like site seeing, go here!

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lancs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Beautiful old Spanish village with a charming atmosphere.The bus trip up boasts fabulous views if not a bit hair raising roung the bends.Lovely church,square bull ring and lovely gardens with views down to the cost.Free flamenco show in the square.Well worth a visit.

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Cheshire UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

All seemed to work out very expensive, don't expect to pay that for family run typically Spanish place, guess looking back it was a bit touristy, we were tired and just sat down, but when the bill came to over 55 euros for what was mainly salads, we were horrifed!! It was OK, but we steered clear for the rest... More 

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wrexham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We visited Mijas Pueblo whilst on holiday with Club La Costa.The village is simply full of charm and has amazing views. You can wander around all day if you wish to. We arrived mid-afternoon and decided to have a drink first,in one of the many cafes. We then went for a walk around the numerous shops.There are loads to visit... More 

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Malaga
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66 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The views from the village are great if you go up to the top by the bull ring and church or the Capella. However if you drive after around the village there is a stop to park and see the village from above. There are hiking trails from town check in tourist office in town. Take water and go early... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We combined the blue (up) and yellow (down) trail and it was a perfect hour hike that was semi challenging at times but always offered breath-taking views! We lucked out with a few clouds - otherwise I'd imagine it'd be sweltering in direct sunlight. Highly recommend it!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Very atmospheric village set in the mountains with fabulous views down to the sea. It has an old religious shrine set in a cave, a very small bullring and lots of narrow streets. OK it's a bit commercialised now with horse & buggy rides, tourist shops & bars & restaurants galore. I've been there many times now & will probably... More 

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Pennington, New Jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Mijas is a small mountain town that oversees parts of the Costa del Sol specially the beach area just before Marbella called Fuengirola. The panoramic views are stunning and the town itself has those small streets with small shops, cafes....etc. You can take a trip around the town with a donkey cart. It's around 30 min from Marbella and worth... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This was pleasant enough, but never felt, to me, like a proper place..Lots of leather shops, obviously set up for tourists, as they were large, and didn`t look as though the locals used them, especially as the signs in these shops were written in what I thought was Japanese, and the fact that the place was full of Japanese tourists.All... More 

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