If you are looking for ideas for excursions, or possible walks to do with children, El Hierro is the perfect place. On this little island, you will find a large number of trails which youngsters can cover with ease, and in addition to that, you will find multiple hikes for all levels. On El Hierro you will find some of the most beautiful hiking paths in Spain.
Discover the best of hiking on the island of El Hierro
Whenever you want to get away from it all and surround yourself with nature, all you have to do is walk. Walk along the different paths of El Hierro and discover every single nook and cranny of the island, as you enjoy the feeling of travelling on some of the most beautiful hiking routes in Spain.
All you need is the will to discover and be swept away by the magical feeling produced by walking along the paths of El Hierro. Although the orography of all the Canary Islands is of great geological value, the island of El Hierro has a special charm. Its 268 km2 of never-ending landscapes, full of contrasts, will take you from the sea to the mountains in a couple of steps – just a breath away – whilst you enjoy hiking on El Hierro and its paths.
Hiking on El Hierro is an experience that will transport you beyond anything you could ever imagine - it’s more than just walking. Make your way along its trails and ancestral paths steeped in history. As you walk along them, discover the rock carvings of the Bimbapes or Bimbaches, in the El Julán area in the south of the island. Come and immerse yourself in a protected area with amazing biodiversity, and discover places with a desert-like appearance or re-encounter colours you thought were long forgotten.
Take hiking to another level on the Camino de Jinama, where you can practise the most intense trekking, with an elevation gain of 1,000 metres in just 4 kilometres, as you cross what was once one of the main access routes into the El Golfo valley until the 1960s. A legendary trail which means much to the people of El Hierro.