Walking on La Gomera and El Hierro

By Paddy Dillon

A walking guidebook for exploring La Gomera and El Hierro with 45 day walks and treks for all abilities from rugged mountain treks to coastal walks. This wide selection of walks cover long distance trails such as Camino de la Virgen, GR131 on La Gomera and some of GR132 across the Canary Islands. Plenty of variety for all to enjoy.

Seasons

Seasons

best between November and May, as the summer months are too hot, but it can sometimes be damp and misty on the higher parts; spring is especially colourful
Centres

Centres

on La Gomera - San Sebastian, Playa de Santiago, Chipude, Valle Gran Rey, Vallehermoso, Hermigua on El Hierro - Valverde, El Pinar, La Restinga, El Frontera
Difficulty

Difficulty

routes vary from short, level and easy to long, steep and strenuous; almost all routes are waymarked and signposted, and no special equipment is required
Must See

Must See

on La Gomera - Alto de Garajonay, Garajonay national park, laurisilva ‘cloud forest’, deep and rugged barrancos, GR131, GR132 on El Hierro - Malpaso, World Bisosphere Reserve, Camino de La Virgen, GR131, volcanic cones
ISBN
9781852846015
Availability
Published
Published
24 Dec 2010
Reprinted
27 Jul 2016
Edition
Second
Pages
240
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.4cm
Weight
270g
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Dillon

Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer with over 90 guidebooks to his name, and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written extensively for several outdoor magazines and other publications and has appeared on radio and television. Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain’s National Trails and several European trails. He has also walked in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild and President of the Backpackers Club.

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