Teide National Park

In the Teide National Park you can enjoy the nature and archeology

The Teide National Park is the oldest of the national parks of the Canary Islands. It is located on the island of Tenerife and is home of the Teide volcano, 3,718 meters above sea level. It is the highest peak in Spain. It offers a contrast of landscapes that are the result of the volcanic landscape, its volcanic processes, the ecosystems of the high mountain of the Macaronesian region and the astronomical observation.
 
In the Teide National Park, in addition to the nature you can also enjoy its archeology: prehistoric and historical remains in the area of La Cañada, as well as ethnographic resources: apiculture or removal of land of colors. In the Teide National Park exists 212 species of plants, of which 58 are species endemic in the Canary Islands. It should be noted of the flora of this park the Teide violet: one of the few plants that live in the summit.
 
The Teide National Park can be explored in different itineraries. In total there are ten, of varied difficulty.