Via Ferrata in Comares in Costa del Sol
Via Ferrata in Comares, a great and little known experience in a unique panorama
In this article you will find the essential information to do the beautiful via ferrata in Comares:
- What is a via ferrata?
- How is this activity organised in Comares?
- What the activity includes
- Booking the via ferrata from Nerja
- Two other beautiful via ferrata: those of Caminito del Rey and Zafarraya
What is a via ferrata?
A via ferrata (which can be translated as “vertical hike”) is a route that is both vertical and horizontal, equipped with various materials.
What you will find on a via ferrata: steel holds, chains, suspension bridges and zip lines, which allow you to safely reach areas that are difficult to access.
How is this activity organised in Comares?
The word of David, the instructor: “We will meet at the bus station in Nerja. Then with our shuttle bus we will go to the village of Comares. This Via Ferrata offers the possibility of 3 different routes in terms of difficulty and technical level.
We will cross different hanging bridges and use tyrolean traverse.
At the end of this activity, we will take a walk through the fabulous village of Comares, known as “the balcony of Axarquia” for its incredible views of the surrounding sierras and the sea.
NB: David speaks Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.
What this activity includes:
- total duration of the activity: 4 hours
- transport to and from the site
- an official guide, certified in active tourism
- equipment: helmet, harness, gloves and dissipators
- insurance and civil liability
- photos and a souvenir film of the activity
- an organic picnic
- a short visit to Comares
This via ferrata is open all year round and costs 45€.
It is possible to do this activity from the age of 12. You must be in good physical condition and not be afraid of heights, and you must be equipped with sports shoes.
Booking the via ferrata from Nerja
David, the instructor, will pick you up in Nerja and then go to the via ferrata site in Comares.
Please find here the link with all the details for booking : …in the process of being finalised, see the following two via ferrata which are already open for booking.
Two other beautiful via ferrata in the area
The via Ferrata de Zafarraya :
Here is the link to discover the via Ferrata of Zafarraya.
The via Ferrata du Caminito del Rey :
Here is the link to discover the via Ferrata of Caminito del Rey.