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The Best Backpacking in Spain

Looking for the best backpacking in Spain? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Spain. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Spain

  • Valtierra, Spain

    Bardenas Reales de Navarra

    24.9 mi
    Following the trails that are suitable for cars and the route can be loop, out-and-back or point-to-point, as wished. A military zone with no fence but marks should be avoided.The park can be traveled by walk, Segway, bicycle or by car. Cars can only travel on allowed tracks. Although it is possi...
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  • Oviedo, Spain

    Backpack El Camino de Santiago (Primitivo Route)

    190 mi
    El Camino is one of the most popular treks in the world. While there are a number of different routes you can embark on for this trek, I recommend the Primitivo route as it is a bit more challenging, and has both fewer people and beautiful views. This route technically begins in Villavicosa, but ...
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  • Roncesvalles, Spain

    Explore the Forest of Witches via Camino de Santiago

    14 mi / 1500 ft gain
    Departing Roncesvalles with rested bodies was an unknown necessity.   As we picked up the path marked with blue and yellow arrows, my companions and I were promptly greeted with a dark and damp forest trail, with thick moss upon the stone wall.   I felt heavy, but not due to my pack or hiking boo...
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  • Zubiri, Spain

    Hike to Pamplona via Camino de Santiago

    13.5 mi
    Departing from the beautiful and welcoming Hotel Txantxorena, we connected with the Camino de Santiago at Calle 4 to loop eastward before diverging off the village roadways. Zubiri, Basque for bridge, did not disappoint with several pleasing river crossings to adorn the 25 km walk southwest into ...
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