We use our own and third party cookies to improve your experience and our services. If you continue, we consider that you accept their use. You can get more information on our website at cookies policy[Open in a new window].

Close

A reserve whose stars are a dynamic trio of volcanoes

Add to my guide

Cumbre Vieja Natural Park

Volcanos 'R' Us

Occupying nearly the entire lower half of La Palma, the Parque Natural de Cumbre Vieja ("Old Peak") is the island's most visited nature reserve after Taburiente Caldera. Its primary draw is the island's most important volcanoes, El Charco, San Antonio, and Teneguía - this last the youngest of the three as well as the most recent to erupt, in 1971. There are various ways in, both hiking and by car (there's even a Route of the Volcanoes which connects the trio). This is still considered Spain's most active volcanic region - in fact the lava spewn over the centuries by these three volcanoes has increased the island's land area by some 300,000 square metres (74 acres).



Your customised guide

Add files to start to configure your guide

Book your flight to Santa Cruz de la Palma
Consult prices and dates

10 tips to keep your hand baggage

Find out what type of packs are considered hand baggage and how to can change them so that they can go in the cabin with you during the flight.

Free download