The largest island in the Canaries is gearing up to host the fourth edition of the Tenerife Walking Festival. Taking place from 22 – 26 May 2018, the Tenerife Walking Festival is now open for registration and with only 200 coveted spaces available, hikers are being encouraged to sign up now. Considered to be one of the most outstanding hiking events in Europe due to the variety and originality of the routes on offer, the event will showcase Tenerife’s astonishing natural beauty and diverse visitor experiences over four days of incredible hiking.
Featuring more than 20 hiking trails of varying length and intensity, the Tenerife Walking Festival has three trail categories to choose from: volcanic, coastal and forest hikes, which enable participants to discover a huge variety of terrain and protected landscapes. This includes the UNESCO-listed Teide National Park, which is famed for its remarkable volcanic scenery; the ancient laurel forest of Teno Rural Park; the charming village of Taganana, perched high above the Atlantic Ocean; and many more areas of stunning natural beauty.
The president of Tenerife, Carlos Alonso, explains the many benefits of participating in this year’s event: “The Tenerife Walking Festival offers hiking enthusiasts from around the world a unique opportunity to discover Tenerife’s untouched and breathtaking landscape. With excellent all year-round spring-like temperatures and a diverse scenery, the island is, beyond doubt, the ideal destination to practice hiking.”
The Tenerife Walking Festival is aimed at families, groups of friends, couples and individuals who have an interest in walking and a good sense of adventure. The online registration is now open and participation costs just €30 (approximately £26) and includes a welcome pack; daily transport to each trail; guided walks with a professional expert; and a wristband to enjoy discounts in shops, restaurants, hotels and museums in Puerto de la Cruz, the festival’s home base.
For more information on the Tenerife Walking Festival or to register, then please visit: www.tenerifewalkingfestival.com