16th Aug 2022 @ 2:04 pm

The Cabildo have added two new routes to their “Conoce tu isla”, get to know your island” family hiking program.

Photo: Cabildo de Lanzarote.

Last month, the Cabildo announced a new project that will run regular hiking trails for young people and families until February 2023.

The new project “Conoce tu isla”, organised by the Cabildo, is “to value the environmental, historical and cultural heritage of Lanzarote in an active way through educational itineraries”, explained the Cabildo Youth Minister, Myriam Barros. “The hiking trails will be complemented with other activities, trying to offer young people an alternative and health leisure”, she added.

The activities aimed at young people on Lanzarote will take place in the afternoons or at night. Additionally, the activities will include practical learning workshops on photography, history, dance, skateboarding, astrophysics and more.

The Cabildo have just added to new routes to the existing planned hikes.

On Saturday, August 20th, the night hike in Haría will take place from 7:30pm until 10:00pm and will see young people discover the history, geology and flora of the village as well as a photography workshop with Juan Méndez.

For this activity a bus will be available for those that have registered, leaving from Arrecife at 19:00 hours. For more information and registration, you can send a WhatsApp to the phone number 690 05 32 82 or fill out an online form through the link https://forms.gle/ELYaLdqufMgJ5U579.

On Sunday, August 21st, there will be another hiking route for families between the hours of 10am and 1pm. It will be a guided walk through Papagayo-San Marcial del Rubicon, where families will be able to discover the history of the area and includes an orientation workshop and treasure hunt.

Registrations can be made either by calling 690 05 32 82 or by sending an email to senderismolanzarote@gmail.com.

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