Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2018

24 to 28 of October

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GCWF is the trekking international meeting of #GranCanaria #GreatDestination where nature and trekking lovers come together on the island with one purpose in common: meeting the best and impressive hideouts of Gran Canaria and sharing its wonderful culture and gastronomy.
In this 7th edition of Gran Canaria Walking Festival from 24th to 28th October 2018, we want you enjoy the most natural and surprising side of Gran Canaria. Professionals guides will make our routes more pleasant and will lead you to fantastic places in different languages.
6 routes around the best places on the island have been designed for participants can enjoy and discover this small continent. One of these routes will be the astronomic one, where you will be fascinated by our starry sky.
We show you some of the reasons for which you have to live this amazing adventure with all five senses:
  • You will discover the most natural and unknown side of Gran Canaria
  • You will visit magic hideouts full of natural treasures
  • You will be guided by professionals in several languages
  • You will feel our traditions and our people cheerfulness
  • You will explore a full of contrast island
  • You will discover our gastronomy enjoying a delicious picnic
  • You will get amazing prizes and gifts from our collaborating companies
  • You will share great moments with trekking lovers from all over the world
  • You will fall in love with our starry sky in the night route
  • You will find out why Gran Canaria is “European Sports Island” #GCEuropeanSportsIsland #GCIslaEuropeadelDeporte
Gran Canaria Walking Festival gathers more than 800 participants of over 30 different nationalities and ensures a unique and unforgettable experience.

800 Participants

64 Rural Houses

6 Routes

30 Different nationalities

Program GCWF'18

Wednesday, Oct 24th 2018

Caldera with green reflections

This idyllic route starts in the central part of the island, in Degollada de Las Palomas, where we will enjoy the unique views of the impressive Caldera de Tejeda.

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Thursday, Oct 25th 2018

A hiding place between rocks

This route is an invitation to enjoy the peace and calm of Artenara town. It makes us into witness of its amazing beauty and wonderful hideouts.

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Friday, Oct 26th 2018

A full of life pine forest - Biosphere Reserve

This awesome route is developed in one of the natural treasures of Gran Canaria: Tamadaba Natural Park. It is considered the lung of the island, it is declared Biosphere Reserve, and also it is the responsible and author of our dream postcards.

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Saturday, Oct 27th 2018

The trace of Dorama’s jungle

In the course of the routes, we can observe the remains of the ancient Doramas jungle, which covered the whole north face on the island in the past.

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Saturday night, Oct 27th 2018

Underneath the stars, El Nublo

This route will give you the opportunity to practise trekking in a single and unforgettable way, under the starry sky.

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Sunday, Oct 28th 2018

The Enchanted Forest

On this route, we will visit one of the heirlooms par excellence of laurisilva or laurel forest of Gran Canaria. For this purpose, we will climb to the Osorio peak and enjoy the panoramic views of the place

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Documentation

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