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Cumbre Vieja

Cumbre Vieja Nature Reserve has a unique landscape made by the last volcanic eruptions.

Volcanic cones predominate this nature area caused by intense eruptive activity over the last million years.This ecosystem has interesting species of fauna in the laurel forests on the foothills of Cumbre Nueva.Amongst these, the laurel forest pigeons.


La Palma (Canary Islands)

Breña Alta, Paso, El

Type of area
Nature reserve

7500 hectares


Access and surroundings

Cultural information

Nature Park with recreation areas. For example, Pilar or Pared Vieja.

Environmental information

The flora is characterised by the existence of species such as the Canary Island pine, laurel forest, and scrub typical to mountain tops.The fauna in the area comprises laurel forest pigeons, and throughout this area you can see eagles, buzzards, sparrow hawks, and rooks.