Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around El Hierro Island1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of El Hierro Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of El Hierro Island areaThis El Hierro Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in El Hierro Island and surroundings
Spain - moving around the countryIn every major city of Spain, there are bus stations which are the departure point for traveling to the most remote provinces and resorts. On average, the intervals of routes around the city are about 15 minutes, while intercity trips run every 40 minutes. Some bus trips take to the line even at night. On the other hand, the number of trips is significantly reduced on holidays and on weekends. You can pay for your fare directly in the bus, but it will be a little more economical to purchase a travel card for 10 trips. This card however must be punched. For tourists, there are special sightseeing buses in the cities that allow you to visit all the most famous and historically important places of the city in one day. If the long-distance journey by bus seems too long and uncomfortable, you can use air transport. The country has an extremely developed internal air communication, and there is an airport on the outskirts of every major city. The cost of tickets for domestic flights is quite cheap. … Open
Nature and parks of SpainThe Canary Islands boast another national park, Garajonay. It preserves moist laurel forests, which covered the whole of Europe in ancient times. One of the best natural reserves is the National Park of the Cabrera Archipelago. More than 80% of its territory falls on the water surface. The archipelago is located away from the mainland. It's uninhabited, due to which its flora and fauna practically did not change. It's prohibited to sail there. Tourists are given a license to visit, which is active during 1 day only. Colonies of seagulls live in the archipelago; dolphins inhabit the water around isles. Tourists will also be able to visit the fortress built in the 14th century, a museum, and a souvenir shop. … Open
Photogallery of El Hierro Island sights
Our guide to El Hierro Island
Top hotels with reviews
The famous upscale hotel is Parador de El Hierro located in a very scenic and secluded area. It’s situated at the foot of the mountain Roque de Bonanza; just a few steps share it with picturesque coastline. Guests enjoy luxurious rooms with panoramic windows furnished in colonial style. A nice infinity pool and a garden with a cozy recreational zone, as well as the national cuisine restaurant and a stylish bar … Open
Travel guide to El Hierro Island
Playa de Arena Beach is equally popular with locals and guests of the city. This sandy beach has a well-developed infrastructure, and there are several charming restaurants and cafes in its territory. Playa del Verodal is usually referred to as the most beautiful beach on the island. It has amazing gold colored sand, but it is not that simple to reach the beach. Boat is the best way to get there, so there are … Open
The quietest and the most secluded places on the island are resort towns of La Caleta and Timihirake featuring gorgeous private coves and bays. All of them are fully protected from the wind and surrounded by amazing scenery, so travelers can successfully combine rest at the coast with scenic walks. The town of La Restinga is popular among fans of water sports and scuba diving; this is where the sports and diving … Open
El Hierro Island sightseeing
La Deesa Forest is worth noting among the outstanding natural attractions of the island. It’s the only nature reserve in the world, where sabina grows. The size of this tree is pretty impressive, and its height can reach 8 meters. The tree has very unusual look, as its trunk is a complex web of branches; it’s simply impossible to confuse it with other rare tree. Hikers should definitely go to the Cape … Open