Montana Roja, Playa Blanca

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Created by a long-ago coastal eruption, Montana Roja looms 171 m (561 ft) over the far southern coast of Lanzarote, providing spectacular views of the glimmering Atlantic. The 166-hectare (410-acre) reserve surrounding the red volcano includes Leocadio Machado and La Tejita beaches--each of which runs for 3 km (1.8 mi)--salt water pools, and wetlands frequented by various bird species. The Spanish government has declared the area a special nature reserve, so do your part to help preserve its pristine character. Using our online itinerary creator, Lanzarote attractions like Montana Roja can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • From the bottom of the volcano does not seem worthy of greater attention, but from the top there is a beautiful view of the playe Blance. You can work around the entire crater or go down to it. The landscape is amazing we can see exactly where it ends. With three sides we are surrounded by water. The road to the top is not tiring, so I recommend entering the volcano to anyone who would like to taste the leciutkiej adrenaline, when you look at the steep cliffs into the legs.
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  • Walked to the top and around the crater with my young family (7 & 10 year olds). Was challenging enough for both of them although well worth the effort once we got to the top.  more »
  • Best to visit early, it's cooler and you will see the sunrise over the mountains. The climb is not too difficult, the views are worth it though. Try to be considerate when you park as it's close to re...  more »

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