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Tigaiga Natural Park, Canary Islands

Tigaiga Nature Reserve


A steep, volcanic landscape.

This park is the result of a geological process that has occurred over the centuries with a landscape of unique beauty and varied range of volcanic material.

The Nature Reserve of Tigaiga is bordered to the north of the Piedra del Gallo and the Playa de Ruiz, and to the east Redejo Bajo, Palo Blanco, the Azoteita, and the National Park of Teide.It is made up of a varied range of volcanic materials and is of great natural interest for its steep plains and beautiful cliffs that shelter a number of island endemic species.In this way, in the flora you can find scrub, as well as heather and laurel forest remains.There are repopulations of Pinus canariensis and Pinus radiata, and some examples of Canary Island willows.As for its fauna, as is normal in this area there are birds such as the kestrel, tit, chaffinch, white wagtail and the goldcrest.

Tigaiga Nature Reserve

Realejos, Los, Tenerife  (Canary Islands)

Type of area:Natural Park Area:691.2 hectares Tel.:+ 34 922 346 181 Website:Tigaiga Nature Reserve

Tenerife (Canary Islands):

Realejos, Los. San Juan de la Rambla.

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What you need to know

  • Cultural information

    The environment has farming areas with dispersed houses that make up an arable landscape of great cultural interest.

  • Environmental information

    The reserve is made up of a variety of volcanic materials and has a vegetation rich in endemisms.