Walking on La Palma Villa de Mazo

Entertainment kenedy813 August 8, 2016 0 1
Villa de Mazo is a beautiful green town on the east side of La Palma. Because on this side of the island more rain falls, it is also very green here. The region is stretched out over the hills, vineyards and scattered houses along. Mazo has a farmers market on weekends which is definitely worth a visit. Wekelijjks this takes place in the market hall in the center of Mazo.

Roundtrip Villa de Mazo

The starting point of this bright spacious three-hour walk is accessible if you are driving from Bneña Baja to Mazo. On this road the light side road LP-123 direction Brena Alta. Follow this road for 700 meters and then take a narrow road to the left. When you come across three divisions keep left. Eventually you come to a picnic area and if you have little further drive will come to a place where you can turn the car. Here begins the walk.
You walk down the motorway to the spot where the wall ends on the right. Here you go back about eight meters down again behind the wall. Here begins a path going down. You will see a pine forest, where you're going.
You come to a paved road. Here is a guide and red-white markings. This will follow you. Ignore a marked route to the right.
At the foot of the volcano that you see come to a sprlitsing. You go to the right and upward. After a short time the road becomes a dirt road and soon you will arrive at a number of houses. Here begins the path gets steeper to be. You ignore a paved road to the right.
You walk past an abandoned farm. After that you come to a dirt road and you just go straight ahead. The route continues along the slope and slowly approaching the first houses in Villa de Mazo. When the houses the path turns into a paved road. The road bends to the left, however, you walk straight ahead along the Camino Las Toscas. You walk out of the village and the road turns back into a narrow path. You walk along the foot of a mountain.
You leave the marked trail and takes a side path to the left that concrete is paved and passes shortly afterwards in a paved path. It runs Sijl down. You will now expire at the center of Villa de Mazo. Follow the road down and crosses a wider road. You still runs a lot down until you reach the main road. Here you go in Calle General Mola. A side of this street called the Via de Enlace Dr. Morera Bravo. Here you go in, there is the Market Hall. This is only open on weekends: Saturdays from 15:00 to 19:00 and on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..
At the market you can taste all yummy homemade snacks and drinks and buy fresh fruit and vegetables. Keep in mind that you have to go back yet, so do not stop your whole backpack full you then still have to take while walking along. The way back is the same path as the way there.

A beautiful descent

This small four-hour walk starts at the hamlet Malpaises. Malpaises located at kilometer marker 13 and follow the main road LP-2 from Mazo. In Malpaises is a bar called Chaplin and here begins the walk. The walk is not very heavy, but there a number of times is sometimes made a steep climb. You come to two beaches. So bring your swimsuit and a towel!
Chaplin next bar if you notice a yellowish-white marked trail. You follow the trail downhill. This road runs straight down without side paths. You cross a dirt road and continue to operate. Eventually this route you take winding down to La Salemera. Here you can take a break or make an extra detour to the lighthouse. This beautiful little hamlet by the sea, you really should also look at; it's definitely worth it! There is also a small beach in this town and a great restaurant!
After a break in La Salemera we initially the same way back. Until you come to a wide dirt road. Follow this road to the left. You have while walking a magnificent view of the cliffs and La Salemera.
After a kilometer you come to a junction. Go to the left. And earlier split into Playa la Salemera you ignored.
Follow the path straight for a while until you reach another fork again. You can make an extra detour to the left to Montaña del Azufre. This extra detour will return about fifteen minutes to complete. If you do not want to make this additional detour, go straight to the right. Then you descend via a winding road to Playa del Azufre. This beautiful, small and idyllic beach with calm sea invites you to swim.
The hike goes the same route back to Malpaises. Of course you can decide if you first walk into Playa del Azufre or rather first go to La Salemera. The exit to Playa la Salemera you do not ignore. You can also take a look at this small beach.