Trekking in ravines, giant cacti and hamlets in Gran Canaria
The area of Tamadaba has one of the best preserved pine forests in the north of the island of Gran Canaria which is a unique area because of its network of ravines, scarps and mountain ranges. On this walk, it is also worth pointing out the important colonies of Euphoria and Canary Island Spurge. Of interest too are the isolated hamlets, many of which are abandoned, these are of archaeological interest examples being El Risco or the valley of Guayedra. Near the sea, the slopes and cliffs ascend over one thousand metres above sea level.
A bird’s eye view of the coast of Gáldar and Agaete
The route takes you from the forest house of Tamadaba to the cliffs of Faneque, from where there is a bird’s eye view of all the northwestern side of Gran Canaria above the municipalities of Gáldar and Agaete. With a total length of four kilometres, this walk has an average incline of 266 metres and goes along safe terrain except for the part along the old river canal built mid 20th century. Tamadaba is home to 25% of the island’s native flora and 20% of that of the entire archipelago.
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