Explore the island of La Palma with a Cicerone guidebook
Walking on La Palma
The world's steepest island by Paddy Dillon
A handy guidebook for exploring La Palma in the Canary Isles that describes 45 routes consisting of both day walks and long distance trails including the GR130 and GR131. The routes vary in terrain ranging from trails in Caldera de Taburiente national park to mule tracks and pilgrim trails in Santa Cruz. Includes routes that suit all abilities. More...
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The dramatic volcanic landscape of La Palma, reputed to be one of the steepest islands in the world, is little known outside the Canaries, but offers an ideal winter walking destination for walkers of most abilities.
This guidebook explores the way-marked trail networks on the island of La Palma. Despite its small size, there are routes of all types – from easy strolls to hands-on scrambling, from simple day walks to long distance treks. These cover rocky treks and mountain paths over the GR130 that circumnavigates the island and a part of the island hopping GR131. As these routes are fully signposted, walkers can follow them with confidence and enjoy the island to the maximum.
- 45 routes described with clear contour mapping
- includes the Caldera de Taburiente national park
- illustrated with maps and colour photographs
- full background information and practicalities on La Palma
- wide selection of routes for all abilities
- the first in a five book series of guidebooks to the Canary Islands. Others include Walking on Tenerife and Walking on La Gomera and El Hierro