The fertile lands of the south
The suggested route crosses part of the municipalities of Arona and Vilaflor de Chasna and offers the opportunity of getting to see some beautiful spots in the middle slopes area and the peaks of the southern part of Tenerife.
NATURAL SITE OF PINO GORDO
Location: Carretera Comarcal (regional road) C-821, km 67
ROQUE DEL CONDE
Location: (Starting point of the path) Plaza del Cristo de La Salud, Arona
HAMLET OF LA FUENTE
Location: Carretera General del Sur (Main road to the South), TF-28. Camino de La Fuente. Valle San Lorenzo
The first stop on the route takes you to discover the lovely old town of Arona. You will have the opportunity of strolling through its streets, enjoying the tranquillity of its gardens and squares and admiring its buildings, faithful examples of the traditional Canarian architecture of the southern middle slopes of Tenerife.
Ifonche is a Protected Natural Area of unusual beauty, situated between the municipalities of Adeje and Vilaflor de Chasna. In it you will discover a rural countryside of farmsteads and crops grown on terraces, set in a green landscape and bounded by ravines, pine-covered hills and imposing rock formations such as Imoque, Los Brezos, etc.
The hamlet of Las Casas Altas, situated in Jama, between the municipalities of Arona and Vilaflor, is an excellent example of the typical Canarian architecture peculiar to the middle slopes of the south of Tenerife. Declared a Site of Cultural Interest, it allows you to experience a beautiful spot where the main feature is the numerous buildings which formed part of the peasant way of life.
Vilaflor de Chasna is the municipality in Spain which is located at the greatest height above sea-level and is surrounded by green forest, among mountains and ravines. Its streets and squares preserve the charm of bygone times. During the visit you will discover lovely natural areas and spectacular views, such as that offered by the almond trees in blossom in the winter months of January and February, see valuable examples of civil and religious architecture, many of them from the XVIth and XVIIth centuries and enjoy the peacefulness of the pure air of the Tenerife mountain tops.