Barranco de los Hombres y de Fagundo y Costa de Barlovento Nature Reserve



Contact details

Garafía, La Palma  (Canary Islands)
Oficina de Información Turística de los Llanos de Aridane
oitaridane@lapalmacit.com
www.lapalmacit.com
Tel.:+34 922423100
Tel.:+34 922402528
Fax.:+34 922423347

Location

Autonomous region:
Canary Islands

Province/Island:
La Palma

Parque Natural del Barranco de los Hombres y de Fagundo y Costa de Barlovento



Description

To the north of La Palma

At some 200 metres high over sea level in the north of La Palma.

Here you find some cliffs nearly 200 metres high, with deep ravines that mark an area abundant in plant endemisms and a rich and varied fauna. The entire area is of natural interest and representative of the orography of the north of La Palma with relevant and numerous endangered and protected species.Of special interest is the vegetation of cork trees and cactus and numerous nesting birds.From big cliffs along the coast of Barlovento flow out deep ravines of great geomorphological and biological interest.

Municipalities

La Palma (Canary Islands)

Barlovento, Garafía


Type of area
Nature reserve

Area
3.367 hectares

Map

Access and surroundings

Cultural information

Popular architecture in the area of Garafía where there are different petroglyphs (stone engravings). In addition you can visit the Observatory of Roque de Los Muchachos.

Environmental information

In the entire area you can find excellent examples of laurel forest palms.



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