Canary Islands - El Hierro (PDF Chapter)
This is the El Hierro chapter from Lonely Planet’s Canary Islands guidebook.
It’s impossible not to be entranced by El Hierro’s slow pace and simple soulfulness; by its craggy coast; its eerily beautiful juniper groves and serene pine forests; by its peaceful walking trails and flower meadows; and by its volcanic southern moonscapes.
- tackle one of the island’s top hikes on the Camino de Jinama
- take a dip at the Atlantic-washed natural pool of La Maceta, then wander the coastal cliffs
- soak up the spectacular gulf panorama of Mirador de la Peña
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Northern & Eastern El Hierro, Valverde, Echedo, El Mocanal, Mirador de la Peña, Tamaduste & La Caleta, Timijiraque & Las Playas, San Andrés, Isora, Southern El Hierro, El Pinar, La Restinga, El Golfo, Tigaday, La Frontera, Las Puntas, Los Llanillos & Sabinosa, La Dehesa.
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