Category Archives: Canary Islands

Route closures on Tenerife!

Tenerife route closures

We’ve just received the following update from a user regarding Tenerife (14/03/2015). There have been serious rock falls in the upper Orotava Valley affecting Walks 5 and 6. Walk 6 (‘Above Los Organos’) is closed by a substantial wooden barrier at the 45 minute-point (the “important junction”). Unfortunately we saw no indication at the start of […]

Winter Flights from Heathrow to Gran Canaria

gran canaria

As of 26 October British Airways will have a winter service from London Heathrow direct to Gran Canaria. It will be a weekly flight on Saturdays and will run until 29 March 2014. Fares start at £198. The winter months are the ideal time to explore this captivating destination using Sunflower’s walking guide Landscapes of […]

Tenerife adopts EU standard waymarking

Tenerife waymarking

In the last couple of years signposting and waymarking of walks on Tenerife has been brought in line with EU standards. At the same time, quite a few new trails have been opened. There are red/white-waymarked GR routes (‘grandes recorridos’ – long distance walks), yellow/white-waymarked PR routes (‘pequeños recorridos’ – short trails of up to […]