Timanfaya National Park

Timanfaya National Park
Timanfaya National ParkMontañas de Fuego is a unique place to enjoy silence

The Timanfaya National Park, although its sterile appearance, hides more than 180 plant species.

One of the most spectacular National Parks is in the west of Lanzarote, the Timanfaya Park is a unique and stunning landscape. Between 1730 and 1736 are formed in Lanzarote a series of volcanic eruptions which ravage with many towns and change the shape of the island. To these rashes will follow other more in the nineteenth century giving origin to the volcanoes of Tinguaton, Tao and Fuego, also known as the “Chinero”. Timanfaya is almost an apocalyptic lunar landscape, with the younger volcanoes on the island.
The “Montañas de Fuego” is the center of attention of Lanzarote, a zone of volcanoes and lava that are on the Unesco World Heritage. To know the “Montañas de Fuego” there are organized excursions for groups that perform “the Route of the Volcanoes” of about 14 kilometers. The guide will show the temperature of the area that exceeds the 400 C a few inches under ground by pouring water by way of geyser. You can also perform camel tours in the area.
According to experts it is hard to regain volcanic eruptions, the volcanoes in the area are nowadays very quiet and the last eruption dates back to 1824.
“El Diablo” is a restaurant designed by Cesar Manrique that leverages the heat of volcanoes for the preparation of their dishes.