The view of Los Llanos from La Cancelita
La Palma has even more glorious viewpoints then the other Canary Islands. One of my favourites is La Cancelita, where you get two amazing views for the price of one. The good view covers Los Llanos and a good chunk of the surrounding plain. (Los Llanos means ‘the plains’ but it’s not that flat by UK standards.
The view of the Caldera de Taburiente from La Cancelita
And the fantastic view sweeps down across the Caldera de Taburiente. All right, so you get fantastic views of the Caldera from almost anywhere around its rim, and from an awful lot of the Caldera floor, too. But this ones very accessible — just a short drive from Los Llanos.
Follow the brown signs for the Caldera, and then take Calle Cancelita. You’ll need to park when you run out of tarmac, and then walk along the dirt track for about five minutes. Believe me, it’s worth it.
La Cancelita viewpoint