Presa del Río – Hike over a dam, through wild landscapes and the Barranco El Río 

Staudamm Presa del Río

Presa del Río – the unused dam El Río This beautiful circular walk through a wild landscape starts at the Presa del Río dam. The dam crosses the Barranco El Río. This enormous gorge descends from the Cañadas (in two separate gorges between the Guajara and the Roque de la Grieta) to the coast. In […]

Coastal hike in a special lava landscape – Malpaís de Güímar


Circular hike Malpaís de Güímar This small circular walk starts and ends on the coast near Güímar, in Puertito de Güímar. It is one of those hikes that I would almost call a long walk. Nevertheless, it is charming and highly recommended. You walk through a beautiful coastal landscape with views of volcanoes, lava fields, […]

Hiking in the Orotava Valley on the Pilgrim’s Way – La Crucita

Wanderweg Richtung La Crucita mit Blick auf Teide und den unteren Hangweg

Aguamansa – La Crucita – Hike on a pilgrimage route This hike on Tenerife from Aguamansa in the Orotava Valley to Cumbre Dorsal (Mirador La Crucita) is part of the Camino de Candelaria pilgrimage route. Every year from 14 August to 15 August (Assumption of the Virgin Mary), pilgrims walk up the 18.5-kilometre path in […]

Hike from Chanajiga to the impressive plateau of Fortaleza Cañadas

Blick vom Wanderweg zum Teide und zur Montaña Blanca

Hike from Oratava Valley to Fortaleza Cañadas on Trail 0.4.0 I recently described a hike in the western Orotava valley from the Mirador de La Corona to the Chanajiga rest area here on Seven Islands. Practically seamless with this hike, the hike continues over the Ladera de Tigaiga up to the Fortaleza in the Cañadas. […]