Everything You Need to Know About Self Guided Walking on Tenerife

When is the best time to go walking on Tenerife? What sort of boots do I need? Do I need a head for heights? What will the weather be like when I’m there? Where are the best routes and can I access them from my resort?


Walk This Way Tenerife

When you’re considering walking in a destination for the first time there are a hundred questions like this going around your head, and finding the answers can be a time consuming and frustrating business. Until now.

Having spent the last five years answering these and a hundred more questions from people who want to come to Tenerife to explore its myriad walking trails, over the last two years we’ve pooled all our experience of walking on the island into Walk This Way Tenerife and now it’s available in paperback.

Walk This Way Tenerife

Much more than just a collection of the best walking routes for the island, Walk This Way Tenerife is a complete guide to self-guided walking on Tenerife. From an understanding of the island’s micro climates and how they can affect walking conditions, and hints and tips about footwear, clothing and equipment, to recommended places to stay for easy access to the best routes.

Detailed walking directions cover the entire island, from mountains to coast, and from short and easy walks to tough and rewarding routes. Our ‘quick look-up guide’ has 14 appendices listing routes by distance, location, family-friendly, ones for vertigo sufferers to avoid, and routes in easy access of holiday resorts.

In Walk This Way Tenerife you’ll find:
Detailed walking directions for 34 routes including an up front guide for every route which tells you:

  • route distance
  • timing
  • type of terrain
  • route difficulty
  • whether or not it’s vertiginous
  • how to get to the start of routes by car and by public transport
  • where to park
  • where to go for a rewarding rest when you’ve finished.

Routes grouped into geographical areas, each with an introduction detailing what it’s like to walk in that area – the terrain, flora, weather, and recommended places to stay.

Comprehensive information on Tenerife’s weather by geography and by season including weather alerts and the best time for walking.

Advice on what clothing, footwear and equipment to bring.

Easy reference tables enable you to tailor routes for your holiday by:

  • distance
  • time
  • mountain walking
  • forest trails
  • coastal paths
  • family-friendly routes
  • routes close to Tenerife’s resorts
  • routes that could cause problems for vertigo sufferers

Walk This Way Tenerife

Whether you’re planning to spend your entire holiday enjoying the diverse walking Tenerife has to offer or whether you just want to take in a couple of routes in between sun bathing and relaxing, you’ll find everything you need to know about self-guided walking on Tenerife in Walk This Way Tenerife.

Available now on Amazon and including free delivery to the UK.

NB Most of the routes contained in Walk This Way Tenerife are the same as those in Island Walks PDFs.

About Andy 74 Articles
Andrea (Andy) Montgomery is a freelance travel writer and co-owner of Buzz Trips and The Real Tenerife series of travel websites. Published in The Telegraph, The Independent, DK Guides, Wexas Traveller, Thomas Cook Travel Magazine, EasyJet Traveller Magazine.

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