Tenerife el Sauzal the halfway house between Puerto de la Cruz  and Santa Cruz.

Tenerife El Sauzal is a town and a municipality on the north West Coast of Tenerife.

It's proud to hold the denomination of origin (DO) Tacoronte Acentejo for its wines together with Tacoronte and La Matanza de Acentejo.

Much of El Sauzal is rural where white grapes grow to an altitude of 1000 feet above the sea.

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Its region is flanked by Mount Teide as well as by a steeply descending green and sun kissed Atlantic West Coast near Punta del Sol.

A wonderful Rambla hiking path Las Breñas exists on its coast besides good Senderos to walk its forests.
El Sauzal is said to be the cleanest Tenerife metropolis thanks to its rigorous and progressive town hall management in Calle Constitución, 3 Tel:922 570000 with  PC 38360. 

Near the Town Hall is also where several Titsa buses take you to Tacoronte, San Cristóbal de la Laguna or Puerto de la Cruz.

More noteworthy features of El Sauzal.

  • Its town hall auditorium for concerts, theater and exhibitions
  • Iglesia San Pedro Apóstol with its elegant style and white washed walls
  • Los Lavaderos El Sauzal
  • The church festival of its patron St.Peter in July with Romeria parades and free food
  • Folklore school 'Escuela municipal de folclore'
  • Nearby beaches of Mesa del Mar and El Pris to be reached by the TF16 while Playa Gargañona is too remote and too rough most time of the year with hardly black sand present
  • Casa del Vino
  • El Sauzal municipal market for regional produce and more

  • Christmas at Tenerife el Sauzal.

    Sauzal Christmas tree wiith parcelsPublic Christmas tree

    A tall Pine Christmas tree is not to be missed behind Saint Peter Church between December and January 13. Gift parcels in all colors swing merrily from its branches.

    Culture with music, dance and exhibitions play a big role during the festive season around Christmas in this rural town of Northwest Tenerife.

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    A mesmerizing big Tenerife nativity scene called Belém in Spanish caught our attention in 2012. We spotted it behind windows of the town's co-op. Find it on Plaza del Principe next to the church. Such scenes are part of a yearly town contest.

    Most extraordinary Tenerife church dome

    The sun is just about setting behind this well restored house of God with its most unusual roof and tower combination in El Sauzal.

    Its brilliant white Spartan Persian dome contrasts with the red clay tiles of its Spanish roofs on lower levels.

    It may also remind a mosque in Oman, Northern Africa or Iranian Eastern constructions.  

    Getting to Tenerife El Sauzal

    Take the exit 21 from the northern freeway TF5 to reach the town hub.

    Here is the Adress where this El Sauzal celebrity may have lived

    Please note that Carretera Los Angeles is also known as the TF 1224 national road.

    Short Tenerife discovery tours where El Sauzal of Tenerife has more to offer.

    Terrace beer garden restaurant for Sauzal brewed Tacoa Ale

    Dia Mundial de la Tapa El Sauzal in June

    From Tenerife El Sauzal back to Tenerife towns

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