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Las Palmas - 6 Stages - 87Km. - 1.100Pos/1.100Neg - - Independent Routes - Enero 2009
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Fuerteventura, with 1,658 square miles in extent, is the second largest island after Tenerife and less mountainous the Canary Islands. Along with Lanzarote, from the island of Alegranza forms a line 200 miles to the south of Jandia. What form continental shelf of the Canary Islands-largest

Fuerteventura has great plains due to intense erosion process and its centerpiece is a long plain. Nearly 50,000 hectares of protected natural areas are Fuerteventura. Malpais Malpais Grande and Chico, Jandia, Esmeralda, etc

Although this island is not as prepared for hiking and the other islands of the archipelago, has a unique beauty. Fully desert landscapes, vast plains and wonderful sea cliffs make Fuerteventura a special island for windsurfing



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Tipo ruta
Las Palmas 6 87 Km. 1100 m. 1100 m. Excursiones Independientes


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Corralejo - Majanicho

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Distance: 18 Km.Time: 06:00 h.
Corralejo - Majanicho

Majanicho is located 9 kilometers west of the village of Corralejo, in the municipality of La Oliva. In this small town is the beach where there is often Majanicho many crowds, so it is a great beach if you want to escape the crowds of the tourist areas.

Often there are often strong wind, so it is an area frequented by surfers who come to the north of the island to enjoy the sport.

The walk runs along a wide track and a Majanicho Corralejo without any difficulty and always at sea. This tour allows us to enjoy almost desert territories, with great views over the island of Lanzarote and discover the landscapes of the Badlands of Bayoyo.

It is ideal for cycling and realize that the trail is flat and runs along a track in good condition.

The return along the same path.


Faro de tostón - Majanicho

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Distance: 20 Km.Time: 07:00 h.
Faro de tostón - Majanicho

Majanicho is located 10 kilometers from the Faro de Toston and belongs to the municipality of La Oliva. In this small town is the beach where there is often Majanicho many crowds, so it is a great beach if you want to escape the crowds of the tourist areas.

Often there are often strong wind, so it is an area frequented by surfers who come to the north of the island to enjoy the sport.

The walk runs along a wide track and a Cotillo Majanicho without any difficulty and always at sea. This tour allows us to enjoy almost desert territories with great views over the area of ??badlands Bayoyo.

It is ideal for cycling and realize that the trail is flat and runs along a track in good condition.

To reach the trailhead we drive to the village of Cotillo and from there take the road that goes toToston lighthouse. From the lighthouse takes the path to the left along the coast. A few minutes later we arrived at a track that does not leave until Majanicho.

At 3 km walk we entered the badlands Bayoyo. At 6 km away from the farm we Rib and finally after 10 miles of walking we reached the small village of Majanicho.

The return along the same path.


Isla de lobos

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Distance: 14 Km.Up/Downhill 200 m. - Up/Downhill 200 m.Time: 03:35 h.
Isla de lobos

Isla de Lobos is a small island that 4.5 square kilometers located between the islands of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. The strait between Fuerteventura and Isla de Lobos is called The River.

In the last inhabited island in the sea lions and hence comes its name. It now houses more than 130 plant species and several species of birds. The seabed contains a great ecological wealth.

The highest point is located on the mountain of La Caldera, with its 127 meters above sea level.

To get to Isla de Lobos must take a boat from the port of Corralejo (the first boat leaves at 10am and the last returns at 4 pm). The boat will leave us at a small jetty.

From the landing, take the path left towards the beach of La Concha. After the beach, we left the track and turn left to start bordering Mountain Caldera at its base, between volcanic rocks.

The path is complicated in places with difficult passages between volcanic rocks but soon reach a beach, 45 minutes walk.

We left the beach taking the road that eventually turns right at light ascenso.En few minutes we reached a track that we turn right toward the dock.

Quickly see the deviation (4.50 km - 1:30 am), indicated with a sign, to the top of the mountain of La Caldera. The paved trail is easy to follow and reach the summit after 5,500 miles of hiking and 1:45 pm.

The summit, 130 meters above sea level, it shows all the island and the coast with an unbeatable panoramic Corralejo Natural Park of the Dunes of Corralejo.

We descend by the same path to the runway (7 km - 2 h) and this time turn left towards the lighthouse Martino (9 km - 2:30 pm).

From the lighthouse we took the road towards the Lagunitas following the signpost. A few minutesutes take the turning on the left. Quickly we came to a junction of tracks and take direction Puertito (11 km - 3 hours).

We arrived in Las Lagunitas (11.50 km - 3:05 pm) feeding and resting area for migratory birds. A few meters take the turning left towards the Puertito the long path.

At 13 miles of walking and after 3:30 pm we arrived at the small harbor. The pier is a mile Puertito where the tour ends.


Las Talahijas

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Distance: 6 Km.Up/Downhill 200 m. - Up/Downhill 200 m.Time: 01:15 h.
Las Talahijas

The Talahijas is a small mountain 200 meters high located at the southern tip of the island on the peninsula of Jandia. Despite its low altitude, it offers splendid views over the south of the island and the small town of Puerto de la Cruz and its lighthouse.

To reach the trailhead, take the road leading from Morro Jable to the town of Puerto de la Cruz. Once here, turn right, following the coast to the lighthouse crib.

From this lighthouse along the coast going north to get to a vantage point where we find a Geodetic a 15 minute leisurely walk, 1.25 km and 60 meters above sea level. From this viewpoint we have views over the cliffs of the coast Cofete.

We continue along the coast and walk 2,25km, after 30 minutes of running and located about 110 meters, turn right, leaving the coastal trail and heading steadily towards the top. The trailat this point lost, and our only reference point should be the top of the mountain.

While the milestone view of black stones from the top, we went cross country to get to Las Talahijas (45 min - 2.76 km - 200 m). The views from here are superb, with the Atlantic Ocean at our feet.

The return along the same path.


Pico de la Zarza

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Distance: 13 Km.Up/Downhill 700 m. - Up/Downhill 700 m.Time: 02:30 h.
Pico de la Zarza

The Chintz Peak is the highest summit of Fuerteventura (807 over sea level) and is situated in the south of the island near the town of Morro Jable. From this top one can have a splendid view over the west coast and the beaches of Cofete and in general on the peninsula of Jandia.

Caution should be exercised by the strong winds that can occur at the top and attention to the cliff, open at our feet.

To get to the trailhead from the VF-2 motorway take the exit towards Vinamar. From here we headed to the golf course and took a small road leading to a water tank. This road just a few meters to a roundabout.

A few meters before the roundabout exits right a dirt track that owe you go without leave, almost to the top.

A few meters from the summit cross a fence that protects the vegetation of the goats that live by todthis area. Shortly after crossing the fence, got to the top (810 m - 6.14 km - 1:30 am).

The return along the same path.


Torre de Tostón - Playa del Esquinzo

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Distance: 12 Km.Time: 05:00 h.
Torre de Tostón - Playa del Esquinzo

This tour departs from the Torre del Toston El Cotillo. El Cotillo is a small town north of the island. To the south several miles of beaches stretch.

The Toston tower was built primarily for the defense of the English pirates and is open to the public. Inside we found a tourist information officiating.

From the Torre del Toston the track that goes south is taken. At 2.50 miles we reached the beach of the cistern of the Cave. From this point the cliffs begin.

line from the coast and 5 km we reached the beach Eagle continues. At 5,500 miles we reached the viewpoint of Paso de la Laja. At 6 miles we reached Jable Taca, a collection of houses and finally after a few minutes we reached the beach esquinzo.


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