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TENO RURAL PARK
NATURE IN ITS PURE FORM
Impressive landscapes, thick laurel forests, vertigo cliffs, deep ravines, valleys and low islands. The Teno Rural Park is, without a doubt, a place where you lose track of time, a place of enormous biological and ecosystem diversity that has preserved its great ecological, landscape and cultural values, thanks to its geographical isolation in part. It is located in the Teno massif in the extreme northwest of the island of Tenerife and comprises part of the municipalities of Buenavista del Norte, Los Silos, El Tanque and Santiago del Teide. You will surely be impressed to know that it is the oldest formation area on the island, since its formation dates back to 7 million years ago, at the end of the tertiary period, in the Miocene. enormous biological and ecosystem diversity.
In the upper parts of the park, thanks to the action of the trade winds, you will find lush laurel forests populated with a multitude of endemic plants where fayas, white sticks, acebiños and arbutus abound, in sharp contrast to the southernmost part of the park characterized for its dramatic landscapes dotted with gorse and tabaibas. The landscape changes again in the north with its imposing palm trees and the magical dragon trees.