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Walk Arrecife

Walk Or Cycle Arrecife To Matagorda

I like to walk in Lanzarote and wanted to do an Arrecife walk from Arrecife though Playa Honda to the airport runway where the path connects in Matagorda to a previous walk along the strip in Puerto del Carmen. Instead of walking this time I decided to take my bike and cycle the route parking at…

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tough walk

Lanzarote Walk – Mirador del Rio

This is a tough walk but worth it! When you visit the Mirador del Río at the Northern tip of Lanzarote, there is a stunning view from the Risco down over the Río to the island of La Graciosa. If you look down you will see a beautiful sandy beach called the Playa del Risco…

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Walk Timanfaya

Walk, Timanfaya National Park

Walk, Timanfaya National Park – The Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino have launched a new website Red de Parques Nacionales, where you can book two free guided walks online through the Timanfaya National Park in Lanzarote. Coastal Route Unfortunately there is normally only one walk per language per month for this…

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El Golfo

El Golfo

The tiny seaside village of El Golfo is famous for the Charco de Los Clicos (green lagoon), the delicious fresh fish lunches enjoyed overlooking the sea and a location in the film Broken Embraces directed by Pedro Almodóvar and starring Penelope Cruz. The village itself has a handful of houses, the old next to the modern, some…

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Papagayo

Papagayo

The Punta de Papagayo is the southern most tip of Lanzarote, the area is one of spectacular beauty and includes five large golden sandy beaches. The Playas del Papagayo are part of a protected area called the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches. By Car: Follow the Papagayo sign on the large roundabout on the outskirts…

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Playa Blanca Promenade Walk

We decided to walk along the Playa Blanca promenade walk – the opportunity arose recently on a beautiful winter’s day in January. We decided to park our car at the El Faro end of Playa Blanca and start from the lighthouse around the bay to Papagayo – well, that was the plan and we had…

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Walk haria to bosquecillo

Lanzarote Walk – Haria to Bosquecillo

Haria to bosquecillo is a really great walk from Haría up to the forest and picnic area called Bosquecillo. From the centre of the village there are two routes, one is easier underfoot but longer. Start from the Plaza de Constitución, with the ayuntamiento building on your left walk along the road past the library, when…

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Cueva de los Verdes

Cueva De Los Verdes – The Green Caves

I’ve always heard the Cueva de los Verdes referred to as the Green Caves in English, however translated ,it is the cave of the greens and when our guide said to us “Have you seen any green during your visit to the cave so far, apart from my uniform?” he had a point, we hadn’t, …

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Mountain Bike Routes In Lanzarote

A new mountain bike route around the island of Lanzarote was inaugurated on the 3rd December 2009 at the Castillo de San José. The total route is 205.67 kilometres in length but has been divided up into 6 individual routes that connect with each other. Each of the routes have been graded in their level of…

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Promenade walk, Puerto del Carmen

Promenade walk in Puerto del Carmen

The resort of Puerto del Carmen has a 6km stretch of promenade that runs from the end of the runway at Matagorda to the main beach Playa Grande. Perfect for a long walk! For the main part, the traffic now runs in one direction with a cycle lane from the main beach towards Matagorda and…

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