If you are looking for trail running in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, you are going to love this route through in Los Giles. It is ideal for those who want to get started in the world of hiking or for those who want to run on land without going too far from the capital. The best thing about the route is the panoramic views of the whole city with the Las Canteras beach as the main attraction. We tell you all about it below!
Trail in Los Giles, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
As we said, we can classify it as an introductory route for hikers due to the low gradient along the path. In other words, it is a fairly flat mountain. In any case, the distance is not short, as we are talking about more than 10 kilometres of route. If you want to do trail running in Gran Canaria, this route is great if you don’t know it yet because of its views of the sea and the whole city. Here are the technical details.
|Estimated duration running||1 hour|
|Total ascent||210 m|
|Suitable for children||Yes|
The trail we propose is circular and there is no place to shop en route. Only at the beginning. So if you think you might need food and drink during the route, bring them from home.
However, if you don’t like running, we think it’s great to come here just for a walk and enjoy the panoramic views of Las Palmas, have a picnic or go with your pet.
Download the track for trail running in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Below you can download the track of this circular route through Los Giles in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The map is in .gpx format so you can follow it on your own without getting lost. If you don’t know how to download it and follow it from your navigator or smartphone with the Guru Maps app, here we explain it to you. If you want to support us so that we can continue creating content for you about Gran Canaria, we would be grateful if you could buy some of our tracks, either to enjoy the incredible routes or as a donation.
Video Los Giles: trail running in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Below we show you a short video about some parts of the trail. You can subscribe to our YouTube channel to enjoy more videos about Gran Canaria.
Guides to Gran Canaria
If this is your first time in the capital, we suggest you take a look at our article on things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. And, if you are going to move around the island, you may also want to read our recommendations on places to see in Gran Canaria. If you don’t feel like reading the more than 500 articles we share on our blog, you should know that we already have some travel guides for touring the island on your own with everything planned out. You can see them by clicking on the following link.