Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, attracts travelers with its azure beaches, picturesque landscapes and rich history. But in addition to a relaxing beach holiday, the island also offers many opportunities for hiking enthusiasts.

Variety of routes:

Tenerife is a true paradise for trekkers. Here you will find routes for every taste: from simple walks along the coast to difficult climbs to the Teide volcano.

For beginners:

Barranco del Infierno trail: a picturesque gorge with waterfalls and subtropical vegetation.
Anaga Rural Park: laurel forests, panoramic views, historical villages.

For the experienced:

Climbing Teide: conquering the highest peak in Spain (3718 m).
Masca Canyon: a steep descent along the gorge to a wild beach.
Roques de Garcia: bizarrely shaped rocks reminiscent of giants.
Benefits of hiking in Tenerife:

Unique nature: volcanic landscapes, laurel forests, endemic plants and animals.
A variety of routes: from simple to difficult, for different levels of training.
Mild climate: comfortable temperatures for hiking all year round.
Health benefits: fresh air, physical activity, beautiful views.
Immersion in culture: getting to know the authentic villages and traditions of the island.


Plan your route: take into account your level of training, time of year and weather conditions.
Use a map and GPS: many routes are not clearly marked.
Take everything you need with you: comfortable shoes, water, food, sunscreen.

Helpful Tips:

  • Study information about the route: read reviews of other tourists, find out about possible difficulties.
  • Download offline maps: this will help you not get lost if you lose the GPS signal.
  • Tell your loved ones about your plans: tell them where you are going and when you plan to return.
  • Do not walk alone: this is especially true for difficult routes.
  • Be prepared for changing weather: in Tenerife the weather can change very quickly.
  • Leave only footprints: do not leave litter along the route.

Hiking in Tenerife is not just a way to see the beauty of the island, but also an opportunity to challenge yourself, recharge your batteries and discover new horizons.