From all-day treks through the fragrant pine forests to peaceful strolls between beaches, there's great walks in Gran Canaria for everyone.
We focus on walks that are circular or have good transport links because we find that many of the recommended mountain hikes in Gran Canaria are hard to do unless you have two cars or pay for long taxi rides.
Walking season in Gran Canaria runs from September to May but you can walk throughout the year. During the summer it's best to start at dawn and finish before midday. Always check the weather conditions before setting out as Gran Canaria almost 2000 metres high and the weather in the highlands varies from below freezing up to 40ºC.