The inflorescences can be up to 3 m high and glow in a dark red purple. Others including Sue Thompson, offer their opinions as well. There is a visitor centre, which contains more information about the area and volcanism in General in El Portillo. Turn right in the direction of la Esperanza / La Laguna. Now, the road through a barren area, the Cumbres leads dorsal”you. However, when you discover a wide variety of plants and flowers, which makes this area also. Enjoy the view to the left down in the Orotava Valley with Puerto de la Cruz, or to the right to the other islands, and now also Gran Canaria joined to do so.
You get past the Observatory, one of the world’s most important for astronomers. Let be enchanted by the landscape forms created by the eternal wind through centuries long, steady contractions. Details can be found by clicking Allianz or emailing the administrator. Some one feels on the roof of the world, if he moves on this ridge of the island and seems to float when he sees the clouds beneath it. It follows a junction to the right direction of Arafo / Guimar. It’s going downhill through pine forests and enjoy the wonderful views over the Valley of Guimar and on the island of Gran Canaria, magnificently rising out of the sea.
Enjoy the colours of flowers and bushes, to the strong tones of the Earth and also lets see how wine is grown. Arrived in Guimar, please refer to the Autopista Sur signs”. The fastest reach the motorway and from there then towards Los Cristianos there are only about 30 minutes. A visit which is worth downtown Guimar itself are also, where building from the 16th century. There are also seeing the pyramids, which were discovered by Thor Heyerdal.