We leave our farm stay before the dawn to drive around the mountains to the start of the hike to Galillo in the Sierra de la Cazorla. There are various ways to complete this hike. You can do a loop that takes in views of La Iruela and Cazorla. Or you can walk up and back to Galillo. We chose the out and back trail because it stays up high in the alpine mountains, which Mum and I both love.
Our hosts at the farm stay had loaned us a topographic map of the national park so we knew exactly where we were headed. But it was nice to see that the trails are well signed.
They also meet the European standards in coloured paint markings. The trail to Puerto de Galillo uses a yellow and red paint marking. I love this style of trail marking because it means that…
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