Walking Trails in Fuerteventura
On the island of Fuerteventura there is an increasing trend for people to enjoy walking and there is number of paths that have been specially developed. There is other plans being considered to add more walking trails and these will make it possible for people to walk from one side of the island to the other. These walking trails would be about one hundred miles therefore enough walking for about a week. There are a lot of tourists that make the most of the frequent flights to Fuerteventura in order to make the most of the walking trails that are available.
The hills and plains in this area are crisscrossed with ancient paths therefore it is best to use the facilities of a guide if possible. There are a number of walking companies that offer guided walks and these go through some of the most luxurious parts of the island.
Within the middle of the island there is a popular trek and this takes walkers through the historical town of Betancuria. This town was the earliest European settlement within the Atlantic. This settlement is located within a green valley that has a number of distinctive windmills, which date back to the 1930′s. The quite little village of Rio de Palmas is close to the town of Betancuria and this area has some paths that lead up the rocky ravine and there is a little chapel located on the side of this ravine.
There are a number of other walking trails that are located in the southern part of the island and some of these take walkers up to the peak of Mount Jandia from Cofete beach. This Mountain has a height of eight hundred and seven meters. There are walking trails on this island that are suitable for all abilities.