Driving the paved road to Puerto de Izaña

Puerto de Izaña is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,263m (7,424ft) above sea level, located in Tenerife on the Canary Islands of Spain. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Puerto de Izaña

Is the road to Puerto de Izaña on Canary Islands paved?

The road to the summit is entirely paved. It’s called TF-24, also known as Carretera de la Esperanza. The road features many turns and climbs up many natural lookout points. It is undulating with many tough sections where the gradient reaches double figures and hits a 12.3% maximum gradient through some of the ramps.

How long is the road to Puerto de Izaña on Canary Islands?

The pass is 33.7 km (20.94 miles) long, running from Las Cañadas del Teide to Las Rosas.