As we said in previous articles, the Canary Islands have wanted to abandon the image of being a place of only Sun and Beach to become a place of global tourism. On this occasion we will talk about Tenerife Walking Festival, the celebration of hiking and natural tourism in the islands; specifically in Tenerife. This festival returns to Tenerife from today and until next May 26 to confirm itself as one of the most outstanding events in Europe. The spectacular natural surroundings of the island, in addition to conferences and workshops, will put the focus on this activity.
Tenerife Walking Festival: the celebration of Natural Tourism
The event will be more than something limited to making the trails; There will be interventions by outstanding speakers related to mountaineering and hiking. Sebastián Álvaro, one of the main references of this, will also be present at this edition of the Tenerife Walking Festival.
Tomorrow, day 23, at 20.00, at the Archaeological Museum of Puerto de la Cruz will take place the presentation Zero Footprint Walking Tenerife Festival, by Agresta. At 8:30 pm, the above-mentioned Sebastián Álvaro will offer his lecture El sentimiento de la montaña.
On the 24th, from 5:00 pm, a mobile photography workshop will take place in the Botanical Garden, taught by Oliver Yanes. Also, that same day, at 20.00 the conference will be held Tenerife, top of the Atlantic, by Juan Diego Amador; followed by Ander Izagirre’s writing of the feet at 20.30, and an open dialogue moderated by Juan José Ramos from 9.30.
On the 25th, at 20.00, Román Morales will give the Tenerife conference, the emotion in the legs; at 20.30 Josu Iztueta will teach At ground level.
Finally, and as a culmination, on Saturday 26 the Plaza de Europa will host gastronomic tastings, live cooking shows and a fair of leisure and active tourism companies, among other attractions. A great celebration to end the party for a great event.
Hiking, much more than sports
Hiking is more than just another sport. It is a way of living and feeling nature; For this reason, the Tenerife Walking Festival has completed its commitment to zero footprint, offsetting the emission of CO2 and other greenhouse gases. For this calculation have been taken into account aspect as energy consumption or hotel nights. These actions highlight the environmental commitment of the event, as a model to follow for everything it encompasses.
In short, Tenerife continues to delve into the exploration of another type of tourism. To the conference tourism that we mentioned previously, natural tourism joins. The beautiful landscapes of the island, with its multitude of trails, undoubtedly invite you to do so. To travel around this island and its landscapes, enjoying its nature, is a must when coming; If you have not done so far, do not hesitate, do it! Surely this place has a place you will fall in love with.