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Cicerone Guides: Walking on Lanzarote and Fuerteventura: Including the GR 131 and Isla La Graciosa

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides: Canary Islands Volume: 5

By: Paddy Dillon(Author)

234 pages, 100+ colour photos, 100+ colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | laminated cover (not waterproof) | Nov 2014 | Edition: 2 | #217644 | ISBN-13: 9781852846039
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NHBS Price: £14.95 $20/€17 approx

About this book

This book offers 21 walks on Lanzarote, including walks exploring the volcanic national park, two on Isla La Graciosa (off Lanzarote’s northern coast) and 22 on Fuerteventura, including 14 walks on the GR 131 trail, which crosses both islands.

Both popular holiday destinations, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are two remarkably different islands. Lanzarote has a fascinating volcanic national park at Timanfaya, and vineyards fill huge areas of black volcanic ash at La Geria; Fuerteventura is famous for extensive golden beaches, but its splendid mountain paths are less well-known. Both islands are crossed by new waymarked trails.

These traditional routes span a range of arid, agricultural and natural areas, including hill and mountain trails, coastal walks including Fuerteventura’s golden beaches, and some walks visit villages along the way.


National Parks
The Fortunate Isles
Getting there
When to go
Health and safety
Food and drink
Walking on Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
What to take
Waymarking and access
Using this guide

North Lanzarote
Getting there
Getting around
Food and drink
Tourist information offices
Walk 1 Femés and Barranco de la Casita
Walk 2 Femés and Pico de las Flores
Walk 3 Femés to Puerto Calero
Walk 4 Femés to Playa Blanca
Walk 5 Playa Blanca to El Golfo
Walk 6 Yaiza to Tinajo
Walk 7 Mozaga to Uga
Walk 8 Cueva de los Naturalistas
Walk 9 Mancha Blanca and Caldera Blanca
Walk 10 Tinajo, Sóo and Caleta de Famara
Walk 11 Tiagua, Sóo and Caleta de Famara
Walk 12 Teguise to Caleta de Famara
Walk 13 Costa Teguise and Montaña Tinaguache
Walk 14 Teguise to Guatiza
Walk 15 Arrieta to Caleta de Famara
Walk 16 Ye and Salinas del Río

Isla La Graciosa
Walk 17 Caleta del Sebo and Montaña Amarilla
Walk 18 Caleta del Sebo and Montaña Bermeja

GR 131 – Playa Blanca to Orzola
Walk 19 GR 131 – Playa Blanca to Yaiza
Walk 20 GR 131 – Yaiza to Montaña Blanca
Walk 21 GR 131 – Montaña Blanca to Teguise
Walk 22 GR 131 – Teguise to Haría
Walk 23 GR 131 – Haría to Orzola

Walk 24 El Puertito and Las Talahijas
Walk 25 Gran Valle and Cofete
Walk 26 Pico de la Zarza
Walk 27 Costa Calma and Playa de Sotavento

North Fuerteventura
Getting there
Getting around
Food and drink
Tourist information offices
Walk 28 Cardón and Montaña de Cardón
Walk 29 Vega de Río Palmas to Ajuy
Walk 30 Tiscamanita and Morro Jorjado
Walk 31 Antigua to Betancuria
Walk 32 Casillas del Ángel, Tefía and Tetir
Walk 33 Tindaya, Vallebrón and La Matilla
Walk 34 Lajares, El Cotillo and Playa de Esquinzo
Walk 35 Lajares and Calderón Hondo
Walk 36 Parque Natural de Corralejo

GR 131 – El Puertito to Isla de Lobos
Walk 37 GR 131 – Punta de Jandía to Morro Jable
Walk 38 GR 131 – Morro Jable to Barranco de Pecenescal
Walk 39 GR 131 – Barranco de Pecenescal to La Pared
Walk 40 GR 131 – La Pared to Pájara
Walk 41 GR 131 – Pájara to Betancuria
Walk 42 GR 131 – Betancuria to Tefía
Walk 43 GR 131 – Tefía to La Oliva
Walk 44 GR 131 – La Oliva to Corralejo
Walk 45 GR 131 – Isla de Lobos
Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B Topographical glossary
Appendix C Useful contacts

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Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 60 books to his name and contributions to 25 other books. He has walked extensively around all the Canary Islands, covering day as well as long-distance walks. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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