Extreme sports - Jaén Paraíso Interior
Rock, water, air ... Sport, adventure, risk, adrenaline and much more ...
One of the most striking features of the province of Jaén for tourists is the sheer number and magnificence of its mountains. These first-class natural environments are home to the four Natural Parks of the province, which preserve the province's traditional way of life and the natural spaces of greatest ecological value.
Visitors to these Sierras may practise hiking,canyoning, mountain-biking paragliding andmany other activities connected to high-mountain water-courses and lakes. Speleology may also be practised in the different sierras. However, the most representative mountain activity in the province of Jaén is rock-climbing. This particulary sport has a specific web section in climbing ('schools') for federated sportsmen/women.
In climbing jargon, those places, walls or rocky escarpments where climbing can be practised are known as climbing schools. These walls are usually equipped with elements to ensure progression, and have published guides of the routes, routes and degrees of difficulty. School' should not be confused with 'learning school' or 'no difficulty'. On the contrary, some are of great difficulty.
The practice of any activity on a sports scale without the prescribed federation licence, experience and safety equipment is strongly discouraged. Provided that the previous conditions are met, the greatest caution is advised, the use of all safety measures and warning third parties of where the sports activity is planned.
Air sports are increasingly present in the skies over Jaén. A mountainous province with excellent thermal conditions, accompanied by mild temperatures that allow air sports to be practised almost all year round. Among the sites that have been conditioned for flying, there are free flying areas with delimited take-off and landing areas, and sports aerodromes for the practice of motor flight in its different modalities.
Hiking & Trekkin
Walking at a leisurely pace will allow you to enjoy a type of landscape created over the course of thousands of years by nature itself and by the people living in its midst. The result is a land full of surprises waiting to be discovered. The province of Jaén has been known from antiquity as the 'Caravan route'. Its rich natural resources and its strategic situation between the sea and the inland regions has led to the creation of a very densely knitted network of traditional trails and paths. The olds trails are still waiting to be visited by travellers eager to discover our very own cultural and natural heritage.
The province of Jaén offers a great number of different routes well-suited for practising cyclotourism on montain bikes, in close contact to nature, most of which are fully signposted. Bikers will be able to cycle into any of the Natural Parks of the province and many other places of singular beauty through routes of different degrees of difficulty, designed for people of all ages and physical shape.
Rafting and Kayaking
In the upper course of the Guadalquivir, in the Tranco reservoir and especially downstream from its dam, rafting, kayaking and hydrospeed activities are offered.
Active Tourism Companies
CPM Sierra MáginaMancha Real
Aldeaquemada Prehistoria vivaAldeaquemada
Asociación Provincial de Guías ...Various populations
Aula de la Naturaleza Contader ...Segura de la Sierra
Aventura Sport XauenQuesada
Aviva Turismo, Ocio y Deporte ...Alcalá la Real
C.T. Puente de las HerreriasCazorla
Turismo ecuestre y activo Cazo ...Hinojares
Centro Agroturístico y de Educ ...La Iruela
Centro Ecuestre PYRBailén
Club Ciclista “A Rueda”La Carolina
Cota 2000La Guardia de Jaén
Diver ocioVillanueva del Arzobispo
Ecosenda S.L.La Iruela
Embarcaciones AguasportHornos de Segura
Expedia Proyectos de Multiaven ...Andújar
Expertos en formación y gestio ...Alcalá la Real
Fuente del robleLa Iruela
Gest Camp, S.L.Pozo Alcón
Guadiana menor. Turismo activo ...Hinojares
Guias de CazorlaCazorla
Iberian Lynx Land S.L.Andújar
Juan Francisco Muñoz GonzalezSorihuela del Guadalimar
Ludika Ocio activoLinares
Mundo alma gaia S.L.Cazorla
Oliv-Air s.lBeas de Segura
Parapente Andalucia. Escuela V ...Mancha Real
Parque de aventuras de cazorla ...Cazorla
Picadero el Campillo S.L.La Iruela
Rafting Las villasSorihuela del Guadalimar
S.C.A. El CantalarLa Iruela
Sayr Ingenieria & TurismoAndújar
Raimundo Lara MuñozSantiago Pontones
SEMER, Tourism and CultureUbeda
Tierraventura CazorlaLa Iruela
Tierraventura cazorla, S.L.Cazorla
TurimedNavas de San Juan
Aventura Las villasVillacarrillo
Turismo Activo Aventura SportQuesada
Aventura2La Puerta de Segura
Turismo Activo Contadero Avent ...Hornos de Segura
Cuadras Al-Hassan Active Touri ...Cazorla
Turismo Activo El HornicoPozo Alcón
Guadalkayak, S.L.Villanueva del Arzobispo
Turismo activo MulexperienceAndújar
Turismo Activo Parapente JaénJaén
Turismo Activo Picadero El Cor ...La Iruela
Turismo Activo Puente de Las H ...Jaén
Turismo Activo Sierra ActivaPozo Alcón
Servicios Turísticos Parque Na ...Cazorla
Viajes Aventura CazorlaLa Iruela