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, […]

Challenging Hike around Pico Cho Marcial

Pico Marcial und der Grat aus der Höhe

From Güímar via Pico Cho Marcial to Cumbre Dorsal The hike around Pico Cho Marcial, which starts above the village of Güímar, is quite a strenuous hike with some minor climbing. It is therefore not suitable for everyone. You need to be in very good physical condition and be sure-footed and free from vertigo. But […]

Hiking in the evergreen Esperanza Forest

Wanderweg im Wanderinnen

The Esperanza Forest – fantastically beautiful and very popular with hikers In the north-east of Tenerife lies the Esperanza Forest, which with its numerous hiking and forestry trails is a popular and charming hiking area for locals and tourists alike. The Esperanza Forest, often referred to as the Fairytale Forest by the locals, is located […]

Two hikes around Arico and the Barranco Tamadaya

Aufstieg aus dem Barranco Tamadaya

Arico and the Barranco Tamadaya The small municipality of Arico with about 8000 inhabitants and its famous Barranco Tamadaya is situated in the south-east of Tenerife. Arico consists of several historical districts. There is Arico Nuevo, Arico Viejo and La Degollada. The buildings and streets appear tidy and well-kept, so that a visit to the […]

Easy high altitude walk with magnificent views over Arico

Wanderinnen auf dem Wanderweg hoch über Arico

Arico – starting point for impressive hiking and climbing tours  The small municipality of Arico with about 8000 inhabitants is located in the southeast of Tenerife. Arico consists of several historical districts. The buildings and streets seem tidy and well maintained, so that a visit to the village in connection with a walk is definitely […]