Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2012

Summer is always the date when multiple events and festivals are held around the world, thus attracting the attention of thousands of tourists who find in any of these events the perfect excuse to visit a certain city or country. Although the festivals are the ones that take the cake, there are other types of events that are beginning to cause a sensation, such as some that have to do with nature.

One of them is the Gran Canaria Walking Festival , which is held on the Canary island of Gran Canaria from September 15 to 22 and will give you the opportunity to do spectacular hiking routes. In addition, you will not only be able to enjoy this outdoor activity but you will be able to combine your trip and also enjoy the many wonders that the island of Gran Canaria offers at a time when the weather is very good there at that time of year.

In this original festival hikers from all over the world meet to enjoy the many routes proposed by the Gran Canaria Tourist Board. For this year’s edition, five routes have been prepared that will delight any hiker as they will offer an unforgettable experience thanks to the landscapes that you will discover in all of them. The Barranco de la Mina Route, the Caldera de Bandama Route, the Camino de la Plata Route , the Roque Nublo Circuit Route and the Artenara-Cruz de Acusa-Tamadaba-San Pedro Route are those designed for the 2012 edition.

Each of the routes is guided and will help hikers know the most important areas of the Canarian geography, as well as aspects as important as its volcanic character, its vegetation, orchards, vineyards and, ultimately, a natural environment. spectacular. The official website of the Gran Canaria Walking Festival is the place where you must register, which can be for the one-day routes (€ 16) or the package for all routes (€ 250). There are also one-day routes that include lunch and cost 50 euros.