Gran Canaria

A weeks walking and rambling exploring the hidden depths of the volcanic island of Gran Canaria, nicknamed the miniature continent.


  • Gran Canaria

  • 7 nights

  • Half Board with Dinners in Local Restaurants

  • 21st Dec 2021 – 28th Dec 2021

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 12780

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Last Modified: 14th September 2021

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Explore the mountainous centre of the island on our varied walking programme.
  • Walk the high mountain range of the central Cumbre for endless dramatic views across the plains.
  • Take in views over craters and rocky peaks along the Barranco de Guayadeque to Tenteniguada.
  • Discover remote cave villages hidden amongst the rocks.
  • Walk into the valley of the Barranco de Azuaje and the pretty town of Firgas.
  • Follow ancient pathways dating back to the early days of Spanish rule.
  • Enjoy the winter sun from a coastal hotel.
  • Dine in local restaurants, a chance to sample both local cuisine and culture.

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 5

Full day walks with moderate amounts of ascent and descent.

The paths are mostly good, but there may be some steep and rough ground.

Walks will last up to 6 hours and could involve as much as 750m of ascent and descent. Some walks will be less demanding.