Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2016

2 to 6 of November
Cartel GCWF2016
Gran Canaria Walking Festival is an annual event where walkers from all over the world will enjoy of the Island of Gran Canaria participating in walking tours along the mountains and rural areas of the Island.
Referring to the slogan of the festival “much more than hiking”, and on the ocassion of the fifth anniversary we want to offer something special and different. After the last experiences the festival has been improved up to turn it in a unique event, not only about sports, but also playful and cultural. An event in which walking was never so wealth-producing.
The participants can choose among three modalities of inscription in different guided routes, in which an interpreter of paths and ways will show you a different view of the island.

800
participants

64 rural houses

5
routes

17
nationalities

Agenda GCWF'16

Wednesday, 2 Nov 2016

Centenary of Teror Spring Water Route

Do not miss the opportunity to know this impressive tour, that begins in one of the most charming places of the island: La Finca de Osorio.

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Thursday, 3 nov 2016

Aboriginal Route

Do you want to put yourself in the ancient Canarian's position? So this is the perfect route to know, watch and experience its aboriginal habits.

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Friday, 4 nov 2016

Laurisilva Route

Immerse yourself by a large jungle favored by the trade winds which is known as Jungle of Doramas.

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Friday, 4 nov 2016

Astronomical night Route

Who has not been marveled ever to observe a sky full of stars from the top of a mountain? Watch the immensity of the sky from the heart of Gran Canaria, the best place on the island to admire it.

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Saturday, 5 nov 2016

Artevigua Route

Artevigua is known what probably was an aboriginal region full of caves destinated to different uses, such as spiritual use.

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Saturday, 5 nov 2016

Astronomical night Route

Who has not been marveled ever to observe a sky full of stars from the top of a mountain? Watch the immensity of the sky from the heart of Gran Canaria, the best place on the island to admire it.

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Sunday, 6 nov 2016

Summit Route

In the heart of the island we will go across the highest zones of Gran Canaria. This spot provides one of the most impressive panoramic view to enjoy the impressive magnitude an beauty of the island, covered by a large pine grove, a raw material source for several years.

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Documentation

Places of interest

MUSEUM OF GUAYADEQUE

Archaeological Visitors Information Centre

teror

A place of pilgrimage

MUSEUM CUEVA PINTADA

ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK

PUERTO DE MOGÁN

“The Canary Venice”

MUSEUM OF TEJEDA

History and traditions

Photo gallery

The best photos of the event

Rural paths of Gran Canaria
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Asociación Gran Canaria Natural

address
C/ Los Balcones, 4
35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
España

Open
09.00 am – 15.00 pm

Phone
+34 928 33 41 75

Email
info@grancanarianaturalandactive.com