(27) Arico Viejo-Lomo De Tamadaya Circular (Arico)

Route Summary
A walk into wonderfully wild countryside, quite steep in places. Tremendous views, particularly if the skies are clear.

 

Duration: 3.5 hours.

 

 

 

Route Overview
Duration: 3.5 hours
Transport/Parking: Titsa 416 to Granadilla, then 36. Easy parking at start.
Length: 7.560 km / 4.73 mi
Height Gain: 400 meter
Height Loss: 400 meter
Max Height: 658 meter
Min Height: 371 meter
Surface: Rough, in places.
Child Friendly: Yes, if used to hiking.
Difficulty: Moderate.
Dog Friendly: Yes.
Refreshments: Cafes in Arico Viejo, tasca in Arico Nuevo.

 

Description
This version of the walk starts in Arico Viejo but can be readily altered to start in nearby Arico Nuevo, which is always worth a visit, in any case, for its architectural charms. After a steady ascent through the villages of La Degollada and La Sabinita, and past numerous agricultural terraces and plots you emerge into wonderfully wild countryside around the Barranco of Tamadaya. On a clear day, there are great views on all sides, up to the mountains and down to the coast near Poris de Abona. There are a couple of steep ascents and descents, but on good paths. All in all, a thoroughly enjoyable, well-recommended walk!

 

Links:
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Download Route Guide  (PDF with illustrated Waypoints)
Download GPX file  (GPS Exchange Format)
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