An iconic road to El Retamar in the Canary Islands

El Retamar is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.100m (6,889ft) above the sea level, located in the south-central part of the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, in Spain.

El Retamar

Situated south the Teide volcano, the road to the summit is totally paved. It’s called TF-21. It features some really steep sections (up to 11.9%).

It's one of the highest roads of the country. The pass road is 21.0 km (13.04 miles) long, running north-south from Paradores Cañadas del Teide to Vilaflor.