Los Tilos/ Los Tiles/ Marcos y Cordero
Los Tilos is one of the most emblematic Laurisilva forests of the Canarian archipelago. Among its flora stands out laurel, barbuzanos, giant ferns, heather, fayales among others in terms of its fauna turqué pigeons and rabiche. It has an Interpretation Center that explains in detail everything related to this Biosphere Reserve. It offers exceptional trail routes, the longest to Marcos and Cordero through the PR LP6 homologated trail and the shorter versions: the Mirador de Las Barandas PR LP7 and the Mirador de El Espigón Atravesado PR LP6.
Los Nacientes de Marcos y Cordero is “the trekking in search of water”, one of the most impressive routes in the Canary Islands, a path enabled by man to channel the water from the source. From the Casa del Monte there are 13 tunnels that will travel through the leafy vegetation to the springs (wearing a raincoat). With a taxi it takes 60 minutes to the Casa del Monte and from there about 12,5 kms walking to Los Tilos with more than 1000 meters of negative height it takes between 4 and 6 hours.
Marcos y Cordero is a perfect route to get to know the biodiversity and the rugged nature of the beautiful island.
Visit Los Tilos the artificial waterfall recovered after its disappearance at the end of the 50s due to the entry into operation of the Salto del Mulato.