Laurel forest Laurisilva (Laurisilva), which covered a few million years ago, the entire southern part of Europe, disappeared along with the dinosaurs during the ice age. Ice Age. Thanks to a stable climate, this unique vegetation is preserved in the Canary Islands. On serpentine mountain we climb to a height of 800m, from here begins a pedestrian rout. Natural park Anaga in the northeast of Tenerife - is the oldest geological area of the island. This mountain range, reaching a height of 1,400 meters, is characterized by steep cliffs, sharp ridges and deep canyon.