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La Palma

For those who prefer an active vacation, there are numerous sights and destinations to discover in La Palma, with our Travel Guide being a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure. Enjoy browsing!
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Hiking trail · La Palma
To Pico de la Cruz
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.4 km
Duration 3:45 h
Ascent 843 m
Descent 843 m

This tour takes you to Pico de la Cruz, the "roof of the island" La Palma and past the largest observatory in the world.

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from Daniela Faust Girón,   ADAC Wanderführer
Hiking trail · La Palma
Through the Barranco de Madera
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 10 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 700 m
Descent 700 m

First lovely, then wild - a varied circuit leads us through one of the most spectacular gorges on the island.

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from Cornelia Grömminger,   ADAC Wanderführer
Premium content Difficulty easy
Distance 9.4 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 1,883 m
Descent 1,883 m

Impressive hike through 12 water tunnels to the Marcos and Cordero springs. We experience alternating cascades, open water channels and water tunnels.

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from Cornelia Grömminger,   ADAC Wanderführer
Mountain tour · La Palma
The Route of the Volcanoes
Premium content Difficulty difficult
Distance 17.4 km
Duration 6:15 h
Ascent 657 m
Descent 1,406 m

The classic hike to the 118 volcanoes of Cumbre Vieja, the youngest part of La Palma.

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from Cornelia Grömminger,   ADAC Wanderführer
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 8.1 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 624 m
Descent 624 m

Varied circular walk through the wild and romantic north-west with great views of the coast.

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from Cornelia Grömminger,   ADAC Wanderführer
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 6.2 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 535 m
Descent 535 m

An idyllic tour takes us through a flowering garden landscape and to rock crevices with engravings of the Old Canarians.

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from Cornelia Grömminger,   ADAC Wanderführer
Hiking trail · La Palma
On the Pico de la Nieve
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 8.2 km
Duration 3:15 h
Ascent 604 m
Descent 604 m

A panoramic round tour takes you to a much-visited lookout peak on the Caldera rim.  

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from Cornelia Grömminger,   ADAC Wanderführer
Hiking trail · La Palma
From Jedey to the Tajuya Volcano
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 7.3 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 503 m
Descent 503 m

This hike takes us to the observation boxes above Jedey, the campanarios (bell towers) of the Tajuya volcano.

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from Cornelia Grömminger,   ADAC Wanderführer
Local Village · La Palma
Santa Cruz de la Palma
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Santa Cruz de la Palma ist die Hauptstadt der Kanareninsel La Palma. Sie liegt unterhalb der beiden ...

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Hiking trail · La Palma
To the Faro de Fuencaliente
Premium content Difficulty easy
Distance 6.4 km
Duration 1:30 h
Ascent 45 m
Descent 665 m

This varied tour takes you past the Teneguía volcano, a lighthouse and the salt flats at the southern tip of the island.

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from Cornelia Grömminger,   ADAC Wanderführer
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Von La Zarza durch die Caldera de Agua zur Ermita San Antonio by Volker
November 21, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? November 18, 2022
Cumbrecita - High trail along the crater rim by Bernd
October 17, 2022 · Community
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Pico de la Nieve - Panoramablicke in die Caldera de Taburiente by Brian
August 09, 2022 · Community
When did you do this route? August 09, 2022
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