Tindaya – The Sacred mountain of Fuerteventura

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Fuerteventura’s Tindaya Mountain is one of the most enchanting locations in the world. This location has immense force, not just because of the beauty of its colors but also because of the history revealed by the old aborigines’ carvings. Therefore, a visit to Fuerteventura is impossible without an excursion to Tindaya Mountain!

The History of Tindaya: The Sacred Mountain of Fuerteventura

A small town called Tindaya can be found close to a larger one named La Olivia. The island’s most prominent peak may be seen rising from the ochre and brown lowlands. Even today, it retains an aura of mystery and symbolism as a symbol of Canarian culture. Over 300-foot rock engravings on the mountain prove its historical importance to the old aboriginal people. Even if the meaning of the carvings is still a mystery, it has been established that all of them point toward the Teide volcano in Tenerife and the island of Gran Canaria. Only in the islands of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, as well as in parts of Africa where Berber tribes once lived, can you find polymorphic engravings like this

tindaya mountain with tindaya sign
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Hiking in Tindaya, Fuerteventura

As you are already familiar with the history of the Sacred Mountain, you may reach this spectacular location by automobile from the town of La Oliva. It is a destination worth exploring due to its beautiful plains and pleasant climate. We advise you to take it easy if you are hiking through Tindaya on Fuerteventura, as it is 400 meters high. This route contains very few plants or foliage, making it a challenging hike if you are unprepared. A benefit is that the path is clearly marked and well-marked to prevent getting lost. On the journey, you will come across the podomorfos of Tindaya and the El Bailadero de las Brujas cavern. Also, although there is little vegetation here, it is unique and uncommon, such as the sunflowershaped Jorja flower.

The Top 5 Hiking Trails in Fuerteventura

Ready to check out the best trails in Fuerteventura for hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and other outdoor activities? Here are some of the best places to hike in Fuerteventura:

● Barraco de Las Penitas

● Ermita de la Pena Trail

● Mahan Trekking

● Degollada de Cofete

mountain in the backgound with the daisies in the front

Tindaya Mountain is a part of Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands’ cultural legacy, a region that the island’s aborigines considered sacred and mystical. On an island where sun and sand are the main attractions, a trek to the peak is a fun activity. It’s no secret that Fuerteventura’s stunning beaches are a significant draw, but the island also has other hidden gems like Tindaya, a picturesque mountain. In addition, two nearby pathways lead to the island’s magnificent water. Several cliffs and beaches, including Los Caletones, Playa de Esquinzo, and Playa del Cotillo, can be found within a 7-kilometer radius of Tindaya. Jago, La Mujer, and Tebeto are just a few of the famous beaches that can be found on the northwest route. So, if you want to learn more about Fuerteventura, its history, foods, hotels, culture, sports, and many more, stay connected to our website Fuerteventura Times.

This article was originally published in our partner website Fuerteventuratimes.com here

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