Masca in Tenerife
|Autonomous community||Canary Islands|
|Province||Santa Cruz de Tenerife|
|Municipality||Buenavista del Norte|
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Masca is a small mountain village on the island of Tenerife. The village is home to around 100 inhabitants. The village lies at an altitude of 600 m in the Macizo de Teno mountains, which extend up to the northwesternmost point of Tenerife.
Forests including cypresses and palm trees abound. The village lies at the head of the Masca Gorge. The trail from the village down the gorge to the beach on the Atlantic Ocean is a popular, though strenuous, hiking route, which takes about 3 hours each way.
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