The island has amazing natural spaces that will surprise walkers and trail runners who are curious to explore the landscape in a different way
If you love hiking new trails or practicing trail running during your holidays, you’re in for a treat! On Lanzarote you will find unbeatable conditions for the practice of these sports throughout the year: good weather, with an average temperature of 22oC; circuits suitable for all levels, whether flat, or with varying levels of altitude gain; routes of extreme beauty, either among volcanoes or with the feeling of the sea close by at all times.
The island is characterized by its tranquillity, its silence, its welcoming inhabitants and by its volcanic landscapes that seem to be sculpted and presented as works of art. The most curious visitors will not be able to resist exploring the secrets of the terrain along a wide variety of trails, most of them well signposted, which will allow them to enjoy a backdrop that seems to belong to another planet.
Hiking, trekking or trail running here is to experience freedom in its purest form!
Lanzarote offers routes over earth, lava or lapilli, allowing you to enjoy its wild coast, feeling the proximity of the sea at all times, cross mountains and volcanoes, or contemplate the splendour of a landscape as unique as that of La Geria. Both beginners and the most advanced experts will be able to enjoy trails with varying degrees of challenge, perfectly adapted to their level.
For years, lovers of sporting competitions have been able to enjoy two nationally recognized and well established trail events – the Haría Extreme and the Famara Total. Visit our sports calendar to see when each of the events will take place.
You will also find companies such as Eco-Insider or One Two Trek, equipped to guide you along the different trails, discovering Lanzarote’s history, culture and traditions. However, if you’re one of those travellers who’d rather let yourself be surprised and conquered by the hidden corners of the island, you can download some of the following route maps and embark on your own adventure:
These are just some of the reasons why Lanzarote European Sports Destination is your next sporting destination, but if you want to find out more, visit our website.