The Caves of Toledo or Glass Caves
The Los Guardianes trail is located in El Bosque de Agua García, in the municipality of Tacoronte, north of the island of Tenerife.
In the channels of the Barrancos de Toledo and the Salto Blanco, you will see a beautiful laurel forest and impressive centenary vineyards.
After passing two wooden bridges, you will arrive at Las Cuevas de Toledo or Cuevas de Vidrio, where trachyte or “white sand” was extracted in the middle of the 20th century, a raw material for making glass.
Below you can see a video by Gerardo Oronoz where he shows us this spectacular space.
Images of The Caves of Toledo or Glass Caves.
Photographs by Gerardo Oronoz.
What you should do if you go to The Caves of Toledo or Glass Caves.
Comply with the rules that the authorities indicate about going on these trails. Look at them on the official pages. Do not damage these spaces and do not leave traces of garbage.
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The Pijaral Integral Natural Reserve in Tenerife constitutes a place with important environmental values, since it houses one of the best samples of laurel forest on the island. In the Anaga Rural Park you will find natural places like the one we show you in the following link. The Pijaral.
We want to tell you that there are trails that need authorization to be able to go on them, request them on the official pages of the Island Council of Tenerife.
Also in the following video you will be able to see images of this natural área of Anaga.