La Palma Hiking Tours: Poris de Candelaria

Experience the majestic cliffside village of Tijarafe and its awe-inspiring landscapes as you hike the La Palma walking routes. When conditions permit, take a refreshing sea dip.

What’s included:

  • 5 hours Excursion
  • Pick up and drop off from selected area
  • Guide & Transfert

What’s not included:

  • Food and drinks
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Details of the Poris de Candelaria La Palma Hiking Tour: Stunning views of the island’s west coast

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Set in the northwest region of La Palma, Tijarafe reveals a unique gem: Poris de Candelaria. Situated 700 meters above the ocean, this area boasts the captivating Barranco del Jurado, marking the commencement of our La Palma hiking trails adventure.

The descent to the sea follows the trail PR LP 12.2, leading you through an astounding gorge characterized by sheer cliffs reaching heights of 620 meters. Along the journey, observe distinct geological structures, cultivated lands, a variety of bird species, and a rich collection of plants. The gorge’s ecological richness has earned its recognition as a Jury Protected Natural Area.

As you delve deeper, the canyon narrows, guiding us on a serpentine path to Jurado beach. This coastal enclave once thrived as a trading hub for essentials like salt and fish. The ascent offers another picturesque journey up the El Jurado ravine, granting unparalleled views of the gorge’s depth juxtaposed with the vast ocean’s expanse.

A short half-hour hike presents you with a natural harbor dedicated to the Virgen de la Candelaria. Here, we’ll relish some leisure time before boarding our return transport. The journey showcases a 50-meter tall cave lined with almost.

Recommendations for the Poris de Candelaria Hiking Tour

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear. Warm clothes in the winter months.
  • Mobile phone with charged battery
  • Food and drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • A good fit condition is needed as the hike is steep

Not suitable for:

  • People with mobility impairments

Important information about the walk:

  • Not allowed: swimwear.
  • Depending on the conditions in the sea, you can go swimming.

Meeting Point Map:

Fuencaliente, Los Cancajos, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Los Llanos de Aridane. The meeting point can change based on your location.

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