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Hiking with children in La Rioja, family hiking routes

 

Each province or region offers us a great number of options to enjoy nature with children while we exercise. La Rioja concentrates in its territory different alternatives that adjust perfectly to the different profiles, abilities or tastes of each family. Family hiking routes that will lead us to discover hidden corners, to go through leafy and colourful forests or to step on large mountains while we hiking with children in La Rioja.

 

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Choosing the right hiking route that best suits our characteristics, always taking into account the small companions who will follow us, is essential to enjoy the day. Cataloguing each route by age range, as a board game, and choosing the route that falls within the age of our child is not enough to guarantee the success of our adventure. Although the children between 6-8 years old do not have the same capacities as those between 8-10 years old, neither does the one between 7 years old who usually goes out to the mountains on weekends than the one between 11 years old, which is the first route he is going to take. In the article of Trekking and mountain with children we try to show you some tips that will surely be useful to take your first steps.

 

These are the hiking routes with children in La Rioja that we propose.

 

Hiking with children in La Rioja, family hiking routes, we propose a series of routes of different levels and characteristics with which to enjoy this land full of contrasts.

 

Path of the Jump of the Water

Family hiking routes, hiking with children in La Rioja

 

Route par excellence of hiking with family or children in La Rioja. This route will allow us to enter without major complications or physical demands inside a narrow gorge, among colossal rocky masses, home to a large number of birds. Nature in its purest state that, together with the wild surroundings, will undoubtedly make this itinerary an authentic adventure for the little ones and not so little ones. 

 

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Difficulty: Low

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Total Time: 1:30 h

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Total Distance: 3,6 Km

 

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Greenway of the Oja

Family hiking routes, hiking with children in La Rioja

 

This old railway line, perfectly adapted and conditioned, gives us the opportunity to travel quietly choosing the stretch that suits us best. Given its good condition gives us the opportunity to be used as an unbeatable bike path where you can enjoy without problems the nature that surrounds us while we walk the course of the railway that joined Haro, Casalarreina, Santo Domingo de la Calzada and Ezcaray.​

 

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Difficulty: Medium

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Total Time: 6:50 h

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Total Distance: 26,7 Km

 

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Old Lead Mines of Jubera

Family hiking routes, hiking with children in La Rioja

 

Dark galleries, spectacular formations carved both by the hand of man and by nature, all surrounded by a rugged landscape prelude to the wide valley of the Ebro. Recent history of a region that mixes with the vestiges of other more distant times, such as the nearby Jubera Castle, in which different kingdoms disputed the control of these lands. A simple hiking route ideal for the whole family.    

 

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Difficulty: Low

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Total Time: 1:15 h

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Total Distance: 3,8 Km

 

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Paths of Suso

Family hiking routes, hiking with children in La Rioja

 

At the foot of the Sierra of La Demanda, under the attentive gaze of the imposing San Lorenzo, the roof of La Rioja, we find the Monasteries of Yuso and Suso, the cradle of Castilian. In addition to allowing us to enjoy part of Riojan history and culture, this pleasant hiking route, which belongs to the group of paths known as The Steps of San Millán, joins both monasteries by going through the lush forest that separates them.

 

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Difficulty: Low

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Total Time: 0:50 h

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Total Distance: 2,9 Km

 

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Path of Valvanera

Family hiking routes, hiking with children in La Rioja

 

Another well-known monastery in La Rioja, more specifically the one that houses its patron saint, the Virgin of Valvanera, the Monastery of Valvanera has been and continues to be a point of pilgrimage for many years. The environment that surrounds it, a true natural treasure hides a beautiful family route where children can enter a dense forest and surrounded by high peaks, walk an entertaining path through streams and narrow bridges.

 

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Difficulty: Low

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Total Time: 1:20 h

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Total Distance: 4,5 Km

 

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Greenway of the Cidacos

Family hiking routes, hiking with children in La Rioja

 

The mining activity in the middle-high valley of Cidacos, together with the need to communicate the localities of the area as Arnedillo, Préjano, Herce or Arnedo, Quel and Autol with the prosperous valley of the Ebro and Calahorra propitious the creation of the railway line that united this region and its people. Traced like so many others fallen into disuse and now converted into an entertaining road, which crosses the course of the river, through long tunnels and vertical mountains.

 

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Difficulty: Medium

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Total Time: 8:40 h

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Total Distance: 34,6 Km

 

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Path of the Neveras

Family hiking routes, hiking with children in La Rioja

 

In ancient times, nature had a major role in the culture and traditions of the people, in addition to providing them with their resources, which were used in a craft way. This hiking route will take us up to one of the peaks of La Rioja where, thanks to the neveras (fridges), the precious ice was obtained and transported to the capital following the steep trails that cross the mountain.

 

Ico_Dificultad

Difficulty: Moderate

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Total Time: 3:50 h

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Total Distance: 14 Km

 

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This is just a small sample of the many options that La Rioja offers for family hiking, a good number of routes to be able to travel with children, according to our preferences. If you did not find the one that best suits you and your family, in our section of routes In Family you have more options where you are sure to find what you are looking for ... 

 

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