(53) Tajao-Barranco de Vijigua (Arico)

Route Summary
This short walk is based in the pleasant fishing village of Tajao, set within striking and unusual rock formations between El Medano and La Jaca on the east coast. At a mid-point in the walk there is a very large and evocative stone arch. Tremendous coastal views.

Duration: 2 hours Continue reading “(53) Tajao-Barranco de Vijigua (Arico)”

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(44) Playa Paraiso-Callao Salvaje Return (Adeje)

Route Summary
A short and enjoyable return walk along the pretty coast between Playa Paraiso and Callao Salvaje. A good choice for a relaxed Sunday stroll, or when hot weather dictates that a sea breeze is called for.

Duration: 2 hours Continue reading “(44) Playa Paraiso-Callao Salvaje Return (Adeje)”

(42) Playa de San Juan-Alcala Linear (Guia de Isora)

Route Summary
A short walk along the coast, connecting the attractive harbour and seaside promenade areas of Playa de San Juan and Alcalá.

Duration: 1 hour Continue reading “(42) Playa de San Juan-Alcala Linear (Guia de Isora)”

(41) Playa San Juan Clifftop Trail Return (Guia de Isora)

Route Summary
You are sure to enjoy this short walk above the cliffs at Playa San Juan. There are fine coastal views and of the mountains. You can visit a ruined building in a rocky cove and, near the end, the large “Alcaraván” sculpture on the headland overlooking the bay at Playa San Juan.

Duration: 1.5 hours. Continue reading “(41) Playa San Juan Clifftop Trail Return (Guia de Isora)”

(40) El Varadero-Arena-Puerto Santiago Return (Guia de Isora/Santiago del Teide)

Route Summary
This easy walk allows you to get to know the pretty and popular coastal area between El Varadero and Puerto Santiago. There are good views of La Gomera and the Los Gigantes cliffs.

Duration: 2 hours. Continue reading “(40) El Varadero-Arena-Puerto Santiago Return (Guia de Isora/Santiago del Teide)”

(39) Las Eras-Acantilados de La Hondura Circular (Fasnia)

Route Summary
A short but probably bracing walk along the wind-blown cliffs north of Las Eras in the east coast area. This is an area of scientific interest, most notably for the rare and endangered sea pineapple plant. There are great sea views, and of the mountain areas above Fasnia.

Duration: 2 hours Continue reading “(39) Las Eras-Acantilados de La Hondura Circular (Fasnia)”

(24) Las Maretas – Tajao Return (Arico)

Route Summary
Pretty bays and fascinating rock formations stand out in this short there and back route to the culinary hot-spot of Tajao on the south-east coast.
Duration: 2 hours. Continue reading “(24) Las Maretas – Tajao Return (Arico)”

(22) Alcalá – Punta Blanca Return (Guia de Isora)

Route Summary
A short and very pleasant walk along the coast from the plaza in Alcalá to Punta Blanca where the high Los Gigantes cliffs form just one part of the wonderful panorama that unfolds.

Duration: 1.5 hours (return) Continue reading “(22) Alcalá – Punta Blanca Return (Guia de Isora)”

(21) Montaña Pelada Crater Walk (Granadilla)

Route Summary
3A 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)”

(03) Casa del Ancon Circular (Arona)

Route Summary

5-roque-del-condo-signpostsThis short circular walk from Arona is very scenic, with reminders of rural life in previous times.

Duration:
About 1.5 hours. Continue reading “(03) Casa del Ancon Circular (Arona)”

(01) Casas de Altavista Circular (Arona)

Route Summary
10-t-junction-02A short circular route from the main Plaza in Arona, with a steep ascent on a rocky path to a set of old rural houses, typical of the area. Great views of the surrounding countryside and nearby mountains.

Duration: About 2 hours.

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