Tenerife Teide – Mufflon hunting in Teide National Park

Mufflon Jagd Sperrungen

Mufflon hunting season 2019 starts 6th of May Mufflon hunting season 2019 starts on 6 May 2019. From Monday 6 May to Monday 3 June 2019 (every Monday, Wednesday and Friday) large sections of the Teide National Park are closed due to Mufflon hunting. Please note that during these times you will not be able […]

Montaña Negra – A magnificent circular hike through an impressive volcanic landscape

Wanderweg an der Montaña Negra

Volcanoes Montaña Negra and Chinyero The Montaña Negra is a real eye-catcher in its dark colours with the reddish edge. On seven islands I have already described some tours in the foothills of the southern Teide region. If you have already read a bit here, you may remember the report about the volcano Chinyero. To […]

Forest fire in Tenerife on the south flank of the Teide


Forest fire on Tenerife – 10 April 2018 The forest fire on the south flank of the Teide should still not be under control on the east side. The fire brigade, military and forestry workers are still in action. So far more than 330 hectares of forest and green space have been burned. Some media […]

Tenerife Guajara: Ascent to the third highest peak of the islands

Schroffe Felsen - Guajara

Guajara ascent over the small village of Vilaflor Today’s circular walk on the Guajara leads you to the third highest peak of Tenerife. Guajara is the third highest point in Tenerife and the Canary Islands, 2,718 metres behind Pico del Teide and Pico Viejo. Several paths lead to the top of Guajara. Today I present […]

Tenerife: Hiking under the almond blossom – Ruta Almendros en Flor


Almond blossom in January The almond blossom is approaching. The first buds will already be visible in January. Therefore I would like to present here today a beautiful circular walk near Santiago del Teide. On this almond blossom path you will see hundreds of blossoming almond trees. The hike itself can of course be done […]

Circular walk through the Caldera – film set, sanatorium and precious stones

Die beeindruckende Caldera vom Teide aus gesehen

An adventure hike through the Caldera Today’s hike through the Caldera is really a small circular hike with some adventure. The S 16 (Sanatorio) and the S 19 (Majúa) below the great Teide are well laid out hiking trails through the Caldera. Caldera literally means cauldron. And indeed, this large cauldron was created by the […]

Tenerife: Round trip over the Narices del Teide to the crater rim of Pico Viejo

der Krater des Pico Viejo

Pico Viejo – the second highest peak of the Canary Islands After I have already described all possibilities to reach the summit of the Teide, today I go to the Pico Viejo. This is also called Chahorra and forms together with the Teide the Teide-Pico-Viejo complex. But even if only the “little brother” of the […]

Chinyero – Circular hike around a “hot” volcano

Lavafeld mit Chinyero, Teide und Pico Viejo

Many trails lead to Chinyero Today I describe one of the most famous hiking routes on Tenerife, the Circular Chinyero. Not only the actual tour around the volcano, which erupted about 100 years ago and is still “hot”, is varied. Especially interesting is the whole area around the black volcanic cone Chinyero. Therefore this hiking […]