Hiking in almond blossom

Meet spring in Tenerife with hiking among lush and flowering valleys among the flowering almond trees. It is one of the most beautiful things you can experience in Tenerife. From mid January to mid February, thousands of almond trees bloom in white and pink in the mountains.

The almond tree originates from Asia, and in Greece, almond trees have been cultivated since the 400 BC, and to Tenerife, the first trees came in the 16th century. Almond trees reminiscent of times when producing sweet and bitter almonds in the mountain villages. Sweet almonds were used in food and pastries and the bitter almond was used in the cosmetics industry.