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Parador de La Palma

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Islote of Lobos

The pathway in Lobos, one of the best preserved areas in the Canary Islands which is just under five square kilometres in size, allows visitors to enjoy a wide variety of attractions: from salt marshes to small volcanic cone formations called “hornitos”. The route which goes around the island in a circle takes you from the harbour to Martiño lighthouse. The trek on the way back goes through the Puertito, a former temporary settlement for the island’s fishermen and shellfish farmers who worked in the area.

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Rambla de Castro

Located in Los Realejos, in the north of Tenerife, Rambla de Castro combines great natural richness of a protected space with evidence of farm work in the fields of the Canary Islands. This trek starts at sea level at the beach of Los Roques and ends in the Hacienda de Castro, where the visitor can recall the pirate attacks of past centuries, see for oneself the splendor of the Casona de Castro (Manor house) and in La Godejuela, look at the place where the first steam engine used to pump water was set up in Tenerife.

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Las Vegas

Located in the south of Tenerife, this rural route goes through the hamlet of Las Vegas and lets us see the unique characteristics of the traditional Canarian architecture. The route also takes in water springs and infiltration galleries with take the water to the higher areas of the island. This natural scene includes areas of Canarian pine, species of island undergrowth like rockrose and “retama del Teide” as well as native plant species like Canary Island Giant Burgloss, Klenia Nerifolia and Canary Island Spurge.

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Cruz del Carmen-Punta del Hidalgo

The path which links Cruz del Carmen with Punta del Hidalgo includes three very different stretches owing to the plant life in the Anaga Rural Park, in the north of Tenerife. In the first part of the trek, between Cruz del Carboneras, laurel forest is abundant, we then move onto small agricultural allotments until we get to the area of Chinamada. The final stretch of the walk descends to sea level with lots of brushwood in Punta del Hidalgo.

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Los Ajaches

Located in the south western region of Lanzarote, Los Ajaches is a big volcanic formation which takes up the southern part of the island with a mountain range in an area of leeward winds and stony windward flat areas. The municipality of Yaiza is home to an important archaeological heritage with caves, etchings and remains of former farming. This area, the oldest on the island, still undergoes major wearing away due to erosion which in the last ten million years has carved out the ravines which go through this natural route in Lanzarote.

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Roque Nublo

Located in the central municipality of Tejeda, on the island of Gran Canaria, Roque Nublo is considered one of the biggest natural crags in the world. Of special significance to the islanders, this crag of volcanic origin stands at a height of 80 metres and is 1,813 metres above sea level. An ancient place of worship for the aborigines, it was declared a protected natural space in 1987 and a rural park seven years later. Its enormous presence is only surpassed by Pico de las Nieves (Snow peaks) which at 1,949 metres is the highest peak of Gran Canaria.

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Caldera de Bandama

This crater to walk along is situated between the municipalities of Santa Brigida, Telde and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The seaward route through Caldera de Bandama goes between the ravines of Las Goteras and Guiniguada. This area of enormous natural richness was formed five thousand million years ago along with the ancient volcano Pico de Bandama. The crater is 216 metres deep, 574 metres high and 1,000 metres wide. Along with its geological value the archaeological site of Cueva de los Canarios, which the ancient settlers used as a granary for storing harvests and food is of great interest.

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Gran Valle

A dirt track which unites Morro Jable with Jandía marks the start of this spectacular route of great natural value. It is the pathway which starts at the foot of Gran Valle, in the south of Fuerteventura and finishes in the ever beautiful wild beach in Cofete. This is an easy two and a half hour walk, on which we can enjoy the countryside with its ever changing colours. This is Jandía Natural Park explored through one of its most important mountain ranges and which is also home to a botanic jewel-the Jandía Spurge.

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Swimming amongst volcanic rocks and strolling along beside the sea with your family

A short car-drive of less than 30 minutes is enough to take you from Puerto de La Estaca to the area of natural pools in La Maceta at the coast in the spectacular El Golfo Valley. This bathing area combines sun, lava and sea comfortably and pleasantly, protected from the waves. Perfect for all ages. Furthermore, it has lots of parking and services such as showers and sunshades and also a bar service