Running around El Valle de Lecrín

If you’re a lover of country running and like a bit of a challenge, then the Lecrin Valley has routes aplenty and lots of fabulous scenery, sights and sounds to distract you from the hills! Local runner and our new colleague, Catherine Walkley tells us why she loves running around El Valle de Lecrín…

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The end of “estado de alarma” and the welcome start of summer

This weekend, the sun reached its highest point in the sky, we had our longest day and summer officially started in the northern hemisphere. It was also, very happily, the weekend that the ‘state of alarm’ officially ended in Spain. Until further notice, we will now live under the rather awkwardly-named “new normal”, but in Andalucia, this will not be quite the same as in the rest of the country.

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Find your future home in the Lecrin Valley for €85K or less!

If you’ve been thinking about following your dreams and buying a (holiday) home in the Spanish sunshine, but have a limited budget, you may think that your ‘place in the sun’ is still out of reach… Wrong! We have 10 village houses in the heart of our beautiful Lecrin Valley, ready to move into right now, for €85,000 or less!

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The likely effects of lockdown on the Spanish property market

Easter will have turned out differently for most of us this year: no family gatherings, empty streets, empty beaches, worries about your own health and that of your loved ones, and perhaps financial and economic concerns.

You may be wondering what this will mean for the plans you’ve made in relation to future holidays and, for some of you, for your future emigration to Spain and what this all means for the property market.

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Walking the GR-7 trail through the Lecrin Valley

If you’re a keen rambler or just an occasional walker, you may have heard of the GR-7, a famous walking route that extends throughout Europe, passing through some of the most beautiful countryside our continent has to offer.   You may not know, however, that part of the GR-7 goes through our own, very lovely Lecrin Valley. 

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