Travel Guide La Palma Walking routes
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Hiking in La Palma

With currently 542 walking routes all around La Palma there are plenty of options for outdoor enthusiasts. In total 538 hikes and 4 long-distance hikes are waiting to be explored. We know it’s hard to pick one, so here’s an overview of some of the best walking routes around La Palma.
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The best walking routes in La Palma

Argual (Los Llanos) to Mirador de La Cancelita

Mirador de La Cancelita has views to the east into the volcano crater and to the west over Los Llanos de Aridane.

Los Llanos de Aridane to Puerto de Tazacorte

Argual, Los Llanos de Aridane to Puerto de Tazacorte, La Palma, Canary Islands

Puntallana to San Andres

Today you’ll explore the northeast of La Palma, filled with banana plantations, citrus groves, small vineyards and orchards of avocado and mango. 

Santa Cruz highlights

Walk 1a from 'La Palma for walkers' by Robert Anstey. A Redfoot Walking Guide.

Ruta de Los Volcanes walk

Your final walk is a fitting end to your La Palma walking tour.  A memorable hike along the ’Ruta de Los Volcanes - a chain of volcanoes towards the south of the island.

Los Muchadchos to Pico de la Nieves (Crater Walk)

Get ready for another spectacular day of hiking as you explore the ‘roof’ of La Palma.

San Andres to Barlovento

Tuck into breakfast at a seafront fisherman’s tavern, before climbing the path to Los Sauces; a small town with a vibrant atmosphere.  

Franceses to Roque del Faro

This area is known as the French Quarter of the island, and retains a delightful rural charm. The centuries-old trail crosses lush green landscapes as you enter the nature reserve of the Barranco de Los Hombres.  

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