Isle of Tenerife

Hiking and mountaineering in Tenerife

Tenerife is a paradise for hikers and active holiday makers. Hiking tours in different levels of difficulty for beginners up to the high alpine tour on Spain’s highest mountain, the Pico del Teide, can be an activity during your holiday.

Hiking TenerifeYou can get to know Tenerife on extensive walks through hidden mountain pathes.

The Teno-range in the west of Tenerife and the Anaga-mountains are a famous destination for active holiday makers and those who like walking, hiking and exploring.

Furthermore in the Teide national park you can make exciting discoverer tours. Here you can discover the soul of the vulcanic island.

Las Arenas Negras
Las Arenas Negras

A special attraction are the lovely, romantic walking paths in the mountains of Anaga, in the northeast of the island of Tenerife.
The mountains of Anaga and the range of Teno with their thick-set laurel-trees and wonderful forests. The visitor finds many small original villages there, which escaped from the mass tourism because of their location far away from the popular beaches and the big cities. One learns about the roots of civilization of Tenerife. You can enjoy the intact landscape and meet the autochthonous people living there.

Moss on the pines - Musgo en los pinos
Moss on the pines

In Valle de San Lorenzo, Adeje and Arona you can find a lot of lookout points. It is a rugged area with canyons and isolated mountain paths with a magnificent panorama view over the south of the island, which is a famous sunbathing area with beaches.

Arenas negras

The regions we mentioned for hiking are a paradise for nature lovers. But also climbers and mountaineers.
Under mountaineers and hikers Tenerife is a very popular destination. Guided groups and individual hikers find accommodation in mountain cottages, small mountain hotels, youth hostels.

Guided holidays for hikers can be booked in advance in internet.

Senderismo en Tenerife

Here you find more information about sports in tenerife:
sports and active holiday in tenerife

This entry was posted on Dienstag, Januar 1st, 2008 at 12:01 am and is filed under Anaga Mountains, Arona, Costa Adeje, Hiking, Masca, Santiago del Teide, Sport, Teno.