The best Routes in Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a paradise for nature enthusiasts.

Lanzarote is a paradise for nature enthusiasts. Its volcanic landscape and dreamlike beaches offer a great variety of routes that allow you to enjoy incredible adventures. Discover some of the best routes in Lanzarote and don’t miss the unique beauty of this island.

Routes in Lanzarote

The best routes in Lanzarote

Volcanic routes

You cannot say that you have visited Lanzarote if you haven’t been to its volcanoes. The island has more than 300 volcanoes, many of which can be explored on foot.

One of the most popular routes in Lanzarote is to climb the Timanfaya Volcano, a national park where you can walk through lava fields and experience the sensation of being on another planet. Another option is the Volcanoes National Park, between Yaiza, Tías, and Tinajo, where you will find well-marked trails that will take you through crates and breathtaking volcanic landscapes.

Coastal routes

Lanzarote coastline is also amazing. If you prefer to walk by the sea,  many coastal routes will allow you to enjoy the views of the Atlantic Ocean

The walk from Playa Blanca to Faro de Pechiguera is particularly beautiful, with steep cliffs and crystal-clear waters. You can also explore the volcanic formation of Los Ajaches and its wild and unspoiled coast, which extends from Punta del Papagayo to Playa Quemada.

Routes to paradisiacal beaches

Lanzarote has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. If you would like to combine hiking with a refreshing swim in the sea, there are routes that will take you to paradisiacal beaches. 

Papagayo Beach is a perfect example. You can walk from Playa Blanca to this golden-sand and crystal-clear beach, surrounded by cliffs. Another option is to walk to Playa de Famara, an extensive surfing beach that offers stunning views of the northern coast of the island. 

Routes through villages and vineyards

Lanzarote is also famous for its wine culture, and a lovely way of exploring the island is through vineyards and picturesque village routes.

The Lanzarote Wine Route will take you through all the wine lands of La Geria, where grapes grow in holes dug out in the volcanic ash. You can also visit the village of Haría, known as the Valley of the Thousand Palm Trees (Valle de las Mil Palmeras), and enjoy its lush green surroundings.


What types of routes can you take in Lanzarote?

There are many ways of discovering the island because you have a wide variety of very attractive routes in Lanzarote: bike routes, car routes, hiking routes…

In addition to these classic options, you can also discover the secret places of Lanzarote by sea, as there is the possibility of doing routes in Lanzarote by kayak, catamaran, or ferry. There are also other fun land options such as buggy routes.

It all depends on how you would like to move around the island, on your plan, or on how much you like adventures. The possibilities are endless!

Keep in mind that you can book most of these routes with a specialised company that offers this service and that some hotels offer their clients the possibility of renting bicycles so that they can discover the closest places while they do sport. At, you can book the excursion you prefer.