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Great walk and view

The tranquility of this walk combined with the special view from the summit make it a must for any... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Patrick V
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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What what a beautiful and tranquil spot - completely different to the somewhat dry and arid terrain... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Mike H
,
Leyland, England, United Kingdom
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“santa cruz” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

The tranquility of this walk combined with the special view from the summit make it a must for any visit to La Palma. Very well signposted in general, just ignore the temptation to loop left at waypoint 9, continue straight on up.

Thank Patrick V
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

What what a beautiful and tranquil spot - completely different to the somewhat dry and arid terrain we had found during our stay on the western side of the island. Looking for something different we packed our hiking gear and headed of for Cubo de...More

3  Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

A very nice walk in the lush woods outside Galga. Very accessible to children and elderly with somewhat good stamina. Our 5 year old made the walk to the Cubo without any major problems, but we did not push on from there and turned back....More

2  Thank KentA704
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Bit of a climb, but worth it. And if I can do it with my metal knee and hips, then most people can. Views at the top probably great, but we had mist, cloud and rain! But a good walk.

1  Thank Maggi B
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We drove from Santa Cruz to the start of this walk- only about 17Kms- & you can park by the information Hut which has limited designated parking. I did note that there is space over the road, back a bit & up a track for...More

8  Thank keith h
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We used a guide book rather than the suggested walk from the visitors centre as the suggested walk walks into the forest and back out along the same path. But we walked to the end of the suggested route and continued. The suggested route is...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Nice cool walk through the trees, up the gorge on a good path, quite a climb, but an easy walk, lovely views.

Thank Jane L
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

16th March 2016 - The walk to the gorge is closed. Signs indicate it is due to rock falls. No access by car or on foot. Best to check at information centres whether it has been reopened before heading there. The entertaining cockerel at the...More

Thank CrumpySeaford
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

This trek is stunning and easy! You must do it as it can be done in 1h. You start at the visitor centre and go up until you are surrounded by "helechos" and you find a post that directs you to either La Galga or...More

Thank kitsune87
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

We totally enjoyed a day walking through this fabulous Gorge! Well signposted, helpful staff at the Information Centre. Excellent day out. Strong boots, plenty of water, a packed lunch and walking poles recommended

Thank Sanbria
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