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)”
Mostly in pine forest, but with opportunities for great views, this is an interesting walk with almost 400m overall ascent, to the desolate finca at Icerse, almost 1,300m above sea level, looking down on Taucho, just off a rough road that eventually reaches the Teide National Park.
Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(58) Tijoco Alto-Casa Icerse Circular (Adeje)”
An invigorating walk with almost 400 metres overall ascent, that takes in the rural terraces and vineyards around Taucho, high above Adeje, before entering a delightful wooded barranco, returning through the beautiful but fire-scarred pine forest near the Casa Aserradero.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(56) La Quinta-Aponte-Aserradero Circular (Adeje)”
A varied and strenuous hike to Las Manchas and back on old stony “caminos” taking in rural terraces, pine trees and lava fields. Great views to Teide and of the southern Teno Mountains. The last 2 kilometres involve an impressive traverse of La Hoya, above the El Bicho tunnels.
Duration: 4 hours Continue reading “(52) Arguayo-Las Manchas-La Hoya Circular (Santiago del Teide)”