Synopses & Reviews
Walking guide to La Gomera and El Hierro, in the Canaries, with day walks and long-distance trails including Camino de La Virgen, GR132 around La Gomera and part of GR131 across the Canary Islands. Routes in Garajonay National Park and from San Sebastien and Valverde. Rugged mountain treks, coastal walks and easier expeditions.
Featuring 27 walks on La Gomera and 18 on El Hierro, this new book is a comprehensive guide to the islands for those who crave more than sand underfoot.
- routes of all types, from easy strolls to long-distance trails
- includes the Garajonay National Park on La Gomera and the World Biosphere Reserve of El Hierro
- practical information including how to get there and when to go
The Canary Islands have long been known as sub-tropical sanctuary for sun-seeking holidaymakers. Less well known is that they also boast an array of varied landscapes including mountain treks, rugged cliff coasts and dense forests.
Although they are two of the smallest islands in the archipelago, La Gomera and El Hierro both feature a number of walks to suit a wide range of abilities. The former s rocky exterior surrounds a gentle higher terrain; the latter is home to striking volcanic slopes and pine forests.