CBMW Walking and Wine Festival

Wednesday 8th November 2017

Join us for an exciting day of walks, choose from an easy stroll to a very strenuous walk and enjoy a visit to a Bodega or bar for wine tasting (tbc) followed by a social get together at Aleluya’s for wine, tapas and a lot of fun from 3.30 pm onwards.


See each walk for start time as they will all start at different times but finish at about 3pm.


At 3pm there will be a get together at Aleluya’s (opposite the Tourist Information Centre) to enjoy the local vino and where our own resident wine connoisseur Tim Fawle will be on hand to explain the virtues of the local wine.

The Walks.

Walks will leave promptly at the different times stated below so please arrive early. All walks start at Tourist Information Office, Jalon, GPS co-ords 38.744193,-0.017402.

Walk 1

Start 0930 hrs.  A Very Strenuous (VS) walk led by Mary Gough (Tel: 655676118).  5 hr 30 min, 18 km, 700 m ascent on rough terrain, only suitable for experienced mountain walkers known to the walk leader.

Jalon circular

A scenic clockwise route above and around Jalon, ascend to Col de Rates , down through Parcent and Alcalali and return from the Western end of Solana – some interesting and demanding ‘undulations’ but mostly on walked paths.

Walk 2

Start 1000 hrs.  A Strenuous (S) walk led by Ralph Phipps (Tel: 699784253).  5 hr, 14 km, 600 m ascent, includes rough terrain.

Col de Rates including summit of Penya Talai.

Walk 3

Start 1010 hrs.  A Moderately Strenuous (MS) walk led by Sue Bonser (Tel: 627269919).  5 hr, 12 km, 550 m ascent, taken at a moderate pace, includes rough terrain.

Col de Rates (excluding the summit).

Walk 4

Start 1230 hrs.  An easy/moderate (E/M) walk led by Mike and Jackie Broadley (Tel: 628404020).  3 hr, 9 km, 160 m ascent with some rough terrain, enjoying the delights of the Jalon Valley,

Walk 5

Start 1300 hrs.  An easy (E) stroll, led by Angela Colgate (Tel966404192). 2 hr, 5km, 80m ascent, mostly on good tracks and country lanes.

From Jalon to Lliber alongside the riverbed path, visiting Los Arcos medieval water reserve on route. In Lliber there will be time to look around the village, or have a coffee, before we return over the riverbed, through fields and back to Jalon along a quiet country lane.


In case of inclement weather on the day see CBMW web site cbmwalkers.org stop press for information or Facebook, or telephone Dave 965920432, 00447921010142. email braindave@ymail.com

Whatever the weather we will still meet at Aleluya Bar at 1530 hrs to enjoy the fruits of the vine, tapas and celebrate 30 years of the CBMW.