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The most beautiful places of Tenerife
Updated: 27.01.2022
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Tenerife is the largest and also probably the most interesting of the Canary Islands. There is also the biggest mountain in the whole of Spain – Pico de Tiede. There is such a wide range of very beautiful places, mostly volcanic nature – beautiful mountains, gorges and also cloud forest.

Volcano Pico de Teide

The highest mountain in Spain

| Altitude: 3 718 m / 12 198 ft

The Canary Islands belong more to Africa than Europe, and although there is the highest mountain of Spain –… continue reading

Masca Gorge

The most beautiful gorge in Tenerife

| Altitude: 558 m / 1 831 ft

Masca gorge is, after ascent of Pico del Teide, most famous tourist feat that you can take on Tenerife. Here… continue reading

Los Gigantes cliffs

The largest cliffs of the Canary Islands

| Altitude: 443 m / 1 453 ft

One of the great attractions of Tenerife are more than 500 meters high cliffs of Los Gigantes – Giants. The… continue reading

Roques de Garcia

The most beautiful rock formations in Tenerife

| Altitude: 2 140 m / 7 021 ft

Rock pinnacles Roques de Garcia is one of the most visited places in the National Park of Las Canadas del… continue reading

Alto de Guajara

Spectacular panoramic view of the Las Cañadas

| Altitude: 2 718 m / 8 917 ft

This dominant mountain is located on the northern flank of the vast caldera, Las Cañadas on Tenerife.… continue reading

Loro Parque

The most famous zoopark in the Canary Islands

| Altitude: 31 m / 102 ft

Loro Parque, located near the town of Puerto de la Cruz, is originally known for its breeding of lots and… continue reading

Monte Taborno

The most beautiful rocky peak of Tenerife

| Altitude: 418 m / 1 371 ft

Monte Taborno (706m above sea level) or Matterhorn of Tenerife is a beautiful rocky peak in the northern part… continue reading

Barranco del Infierno gorge

Devil's gorge

| Altitude: 444 m / 1 457 ft

Tenerife is mainly famous of gorge Masca, but also the Devil's Gorge – Barranco del Infierno is very… continue reading

Pico Viejo

The second highest mountain in Tenerife

| Altitude: 3 003 m / 9 852 ft

Although the Pico Viejo volcano (3,135 m above sea level) is to the second highest in Tenerife, it has the… continue reading

Road to the village Masca

The most famous road in Tenerife

| Altitude: 887 m / 2 910 ft

The road from Santiago del Teide to Masca village over Teno mountain range is the most famous route that you… continue reading

Punta de Teno

Mysterious coast with lighthouse

| Altitude: 27 m / 89 ft

On the westernmost tip of the island of Tenerife is a beautiful lighthouse, rocky volcanic coast overlooking… continue reading

Roque Bermejo

A lonely settlement

| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Roque Bermejo is a village with a few houses, with a volcanic shore and a beach almost on the far north of… continue reading

Misty forest of mountains range of Anaga

The green part of Tenerife

| Altitude: 664 m / 2 178 ft

In the north of Tenerife you will find a completely different area from the rest of the island – the… continue reading

Teresitas beach

The most beautiful beach in Tenerife

| Altitude: 1 m / 3 ft

Playa de las Teresitas is considered the most beautiful beach in Tenerife. Here is the golden sand brought… continue reading

Arco de Tajao

The most famous rock arch in Tenerife

| Altitude: 56 m / 184 ft

Arco de Tajao is the largest and surprisingly little known rock arch. This attractive natural reminiscent of… continue reading

Road El Bailadero - San Andrés

From the ridge of Anaga mountains to the sea

| Altitude: 595 m / 1 952 ft

One of the most beautiful roads on the island of Tenerife leads with lots of twists from ridge of mountains… continue reading

The prospect of Garachico

The prospect of the city near the cliff

| Altitude: 530 m / 1 739 ft

One of the most famous road prospect of Tenerife is the view of the town of Garachico. View of a picturesque… continue reading

Drago Milenario

The oldest tree in Tenerife

| Altitude: 225 m / 738 ft

The oldest tree in Tenerife is found in Icod de los Vinos. It's Drago Milenario alias Dragon tree, maturing… continue reading

Paisaje Lunar

The most beautiful rock formations in Tenerife

| Altitude: 1 868 m / 6 129 ft

Paisaje Lunar is a small rock town full of strange rock towers of light to orange colors. Due to the fact… continue reading

Protected Landscape of Castro Rambla

Nature reserve in the north of Tenerife

Altitude: 134 m / 440 ft

The Protegido de la Rambla de Castro landscape is a protected natural landscape, where the local flora and… continue reading

Playa Jardin

The most famous beach in Puerto de la Cruz

| Altitude: 4 m / 13 ft

Black volcanic beach Jardin is the largest and most famous beach in Puerto de la Cruz. continue reading

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The capital city of Tenerife

| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

The capital city of Tenerife – Santa Cruz is located in the north of the island. The main sights are located… continue reading

Montana Blanca

The most colorful hill in Tenerife

| Altitude: 2 750 m / 9 022 ft

Montana Blanca (2,750 meters above sea level) is a red-colored hill located on the slope of the monumental… continue reading

Puerto de la Cruz

Colorful city in the north of Tenerife

Altitude: 83 m / 272 ft

The northern part of the island of Tenerife is much greener, as occasional clouds stop over the Pico de Teide… continue reading

Risco de la Fortaleza

Rock Fortress

| Altitude: 2 159 m / 7 083 ft

The Risco de la Fortaleza „Rocky Fort“ (2,159m above sea level) is located in the northern lower part of the… continue reading

La Orotava

Mountain town in the north of Tenerife

Altitude: 337 m / 1 106 ft

La Orotava is a picturesque historic town on the border of rising mountains in the north of Tenerife. However… continue reading

Montaña del Cerrillar

Volcanoes, volcanic rocks and nice views

| Altitude: 2 106 m / 6 909 ft

Montaña del Cerrillar is located on the edge of the Las Cañadas caldera in the Teide National Park. Around… continue reading

Sanatorium Abades

Time-forgotten place

| Altitude: 25 m / 82 ft

The Abades Sanatorium in the south of Tenerife has been a place forgotten by time and people since its… continue reading

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