Gran Canaria Walking Festival opens its registration

Gran Canaria Walking Festival opens its registration

The program has six routes and it will be held from 2nd to the 6th of November 2016

Gran Canaria Walking Festival is the most international hiking event in the Canaries, aimed at all hiking lovers. The fifth edition will take place from the 2nd to the 6th of November 2016, promoted by the rural tourism businesses associated of Gran Canaria. The last edition was a huge success, with 500 hikers from ten different nationalities.


Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2016 will include 6 trekking routes in its 5th edition, which will go through the island of Gran Canaria. Besides walking through unique landscapes and incredible views, we will be able to discover the local and traditional ethnography and its cultural legacy.

There will be different difficulty levels in the routes, from the amateur level to advanced level. Local guides will lead us in each route in the whole event: Summit route, Artevigua route, Laurisilva route, Water route, Astronomical Night route and Aboriginal route; all of them are suited to the most sybaritic hikers’ demands.

The Pico de las Nieves, the Parque Rural de Doramas, the Finca de Osorio, the Cruz de Tejeda or the Fortaleza de Ansite are just some of all the places that you can visit in Gran Canaria. Registration is open at, where you can choose either one of the 6 routes, all the Walking Festival 2016 or a weekend pack.

The aim of the Gran Canaria Walking Festival is to show and invite all of you to enjoy the surprising nature of the island, which includes endless possibilities to practice this sport and offers one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. For more information, you can visit our website for the most up-to-date news; and you can follow us in Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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