Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2013

5 to 12 October
Poster GCWF2013
The second edition of the Gran Canaria Walking Festival was celebrated from the 5th to the 12th of October, 2013.
On this occasion, five routes were organized in order to present different landscapes of this "miniature continent": The Volcanoes of la Isleta, Barranco del Andén, Cruz de Tejeda - Artenara - Acusa seca - Acusa Verde, Aco del Coronadero and Caldera de Bandama. 220 participants from 8 different countries walked a total of 49.1 km of beautiful nature through the island of Gran Canaria.
Some activities were also organized to show more about the culture of this island. These activities were about the Archaeological Heritage or the understanding of the countryside.

220
Participants

34
rural houses

5
Routes

8
Nationalities

Program GCWF'13

CALDERA DE BANDAMA

La Caldera de Bandama is one of the most important elements of the volcano island of Gran Canaria.

Ir a la ruta

ARCO DEL CORONADERO

El Arco del Coronadero is the largest stone bridge of Gran Canaria.

Ir a la ruta

CRUZ DE TEJEDA - ARTENARA - ACUSA

This route boasts a spectacular volcanic landscape, showing a very rough terrain due to the million years erosion.

Ir a la ruta

BARRANCO DEL ANDÉN

This route passes through one of the ravines, the longest one in Gran Canaria which starts in the centre area at 1.625m high and ending in San Andrés, located in the north coast.

Ir a la ruta

THE VOLCANOES OF LA ISLETA

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is one of the few cities in the world that can say they possess a volcanic area in their environment. La Isleta, a space with the undeniable geological and landscape value, inside the area a variety of volcanic structures (tubes, cones, archeological sites) can be observed.

Ir a la ruta

Documentation

Places of interest

RISCO CAÍDO DE ARTENARA

Historical heritage of the ancient Canarians

BANDAMA

Volcanic caldera

INTERPRETATION CENTER ROQUE BENTAYGA

Museum exhibition of culture and rites

MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND TRADITIONS OF TEJEDA

House built in the traditional canary style

BODEGAS BENTAYGA

family winery that produce high quality wines

Photo gallery

The best photos of the event

Rural paths of Gran Canaria
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