Tourist in the Cumbre Vieja Nature Reserve on the island of La Palma, Canary Islands

Cumbre Vieja Nature Reserve

La Palma

Cumbre Vieja

The Cumbre Vieja Nature Reserve features a unique landscape resulting from the latest volcanic eruptions.

Volcanic cones abound in this natural space, due to the intense eruptive activity in the last million years. This ecosystem contains interesting species of fauna in the lauraceae forest sector, in the foothills of Cumbre Nueva. These include laurel pigeons.

Cumbre Vieja Nature Reserve

Carretera LP-3, que une S/C de La Palma con Los Llanos de Aridane

Fuencaliente de la Palma, La Palma  (Canary Islands)

Type of area:Natural Park Area:7,499.7 hectares Tel.:+34 922 485 278 Website:Cumbre Vieja Nature Reserve Website: Booking telephone number:+34 922423100

La Palma (Canary Islands):

Useful information

What you need to know

  • Cultural information

    The Nature Reserve houses recreation areas such as El Pilar and Pared Vieja.

  • Environmental information

    The flora includes species like the Canary pine, the laurel forest and thickets typical of the summits. The local fauna is made up of laurel pigeons, and you can also see buzzards, sparrowhawks and rooks.

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