Leaving the pretty village of Las Vegas this walk first follows the old Camino de Las Vegas, then a rough rural road to an old water mill. Crossing a hugely scenic barranco we encounter a partly ruined goat farm at El Seco where there are spectacular views of the Barranco del Rio, before a very pleasant return through open pines and terraces.
Duration: 3.5 hrs Continue reading “(59) Las Vegas-Pino del Haba-El Seco Circular (Granadilla)”
A moderate hike in an interesting and scenic environment, this walk provides a range of differing perspectives on rural life in the hills above the southern coastal resorts, and glimpses of the surrounding wild natural landscape.
Duration: 3 hours Continue reading “(49) Charco del Pino-El Frontón-Bco Orchilla Circular (Granadilla)”
This is a downhill linear walk on the ancient “camino real” (royal road) connecting Granadilla and San Miguel. Wide open views are a feature of the route and there are some interesting places to check out along the way.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(38) Granadilla-San Miguel Linear (Granadilla)”
A very pleasant introduction to the town of Granadilla and its rural surroundings, with a beautiful section of wild countryside when walking through a part of Barranco Affife at Las Palomas. The uphill return to Granadilla is quite steep in places.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(32) Granadilla-Las Palomas Circular (Granadilla)”
A short walk up to and around a large volcanic crater on the coast east of El Médano. Mostly very easy but with a steep initial ascent and final descent.
Duration: 1.5 hours Continue reading “(21) Montaña Pelada Crater Walk (Granadilla)”
This walk is wonderfully scenic with close-up views of rocky barrancos, open pine forest all around, and a glorious backdrop of the high mountains surrounding the Teide caldera. There are a number of interesting information boards along the route.
Duration: 3.5 hours. Continue reading “(20) Las Vegas – El Seco Circular (Granadilla)”
A short but energetic walk from La Tejita beach to the peak of Montana Roja. Lots of fresh air and great views!
Duration: About 2 hours. Continue reading “(12) Montana Roja Circular (Granadilla)”