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Walking Holidays in the Canary Islands

A walking holiday in the Canary Islands offers an incredible experience of breathtaking views, rugged coastal paths, and enchanting forest trails amidst the volcanic landscapes. The bonus of a consistently delightful climate makes these islands an ideal destination for a winter sun getaway. 

Located off the northwest coast of mainland Africa, these surreal Spanish islands provide breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean with up to 300 days of sun a year! Whether you are traversing the cloud forest of La Gamora, searching for hidden gems in the undiscovered corners of Tenerife, or exploring the volcanic vineyards of Lanzarote, the Canary Islands are sure to capture the hearts of avid walkers seeking unforgettable adventures.

Featured Walking Holidays in the Canary Islands

Highlight of the Canary Islands

On a walking holiday in the Canary Islands, you are guaranteed to spot an array of fascinating wildlife. The Canary Islands are home to 17,000 different types of animals, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled! Reptiles such as giant lizards, geckos and skinks stroll the land, while Tenerife blue finches and Canary big-eared bats patrol the skies. As you hike the islands’ picturesque coastal paths, keep an eye on the ocean below for sharks, marine turtles, dolphins and whales.

Walking Holidays in La Gomara

The beautiful island of La Gomara, known as ‘The Walker's Island,’ hosts a labyrinth of footpaths that snake through the island's pockets of cloud forest, timeless villages and colourful flora. Its uninterrupted coastal views and dramatic volcanic landscapes make it the perfect destination for a Canary Island walking holiday. Described as a botanical treasure, La Gomera includes enchanting areas of cloud forest in the national park of Garajonay, which you can hike up into.

Walking Holidays in Tenerife

The Canary Island of Tenerife is an island of colour and contrasts waiting to be discovered time and time again. Home to meandering trails, secluded beaches, volcanic mountains, fascinating culture, rich history, beautiful flora and the spectacular volcano of Teide (3715m), there is much more to this Canary than sun-kissed beaches. On this much-loved island you’ll discover Traverse the awe-inspiring ridges of the Teno Masif, and delight in the kaleidoscope of colour the exuberant endemic flowers of this spectacular island.

More Information About the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands offer a variety of hiking trails, from coastal walks with stunning views to mountainous terrain with challenging ascents amongst a volcanic landscape.

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We offer over 360 active adventures in 100 countries worldwide. Best known for our pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an 'edge', we also offer a range of easier guided and self-guided walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, we are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for our customers.

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