A very scenic rural walk from Santiago del Teide involving a moderate ascent, and taking in fine views of Valle de Arriba, Teide and the Teno mountains. The walk takes you to a shrine which marks the place where the flow of lava from the Chinyero eruption stopped in 1909.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(37) Santiago del Teide-Valle de Arriba Circular (Santiago del Teide)”
From a modest and unassuming start-point in Aldea Blanca, this soon becomes a very scenic and interesting walk, much of it on an ancient track that connected both Guanche and Spanish communities in times past.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(33) Aldea Blanca-La Hoya Circular (Arona)”
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 moderately demanding, calf-stretching circular coastal hike with some interesting sights and great views along the way, alongside an appreciation of the industries that have often been abandoned in the south of Tenerife in the wake of mass tourism.
Duration: 4.5 hours Continue reading “(31) Callao Salvaje-Punta del Cangrejo Circular (Adeje)”
A walk into wonderfully wild countryside, quite steep in places. Tremendous views, particularly if the skies are clear.
Duration: 3.5 hours. Continue reading “(27) Arico Viejo-Lomo De Tamadaya Circular (Arico)”
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)”
This walk has a very rural aspect with great views in all directions. There is a steep 400 m ascent from Tunez to La Hondura.
Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(18) Arona-Tunez-La Hondura Circular (Arona)”