San Andres Loop

 San Andres Loop   

The area of current San Andrés has been inhabited by the Guanches, the aborigines of the Canary Islands, for centuries before the islands were conquered by Spain in 1497. The aboriginal king of Anaga was said to reside in the San Andrés valley. In a cave on the outskirts of San Andrés, the famous Mummy of San Andrés was discovered, a mummified body belonging to the Guanche civilization. After the conquest, the lands were given to Don Lope de Salazar in 1498. He founded modern San Andrés, which became one of the first Spanish settlements on Tenerife. Between 1505 and 1510, Don Lope initiated infrastructure construction, including a chapel on which the current church is based, and the castle which was built to defend the settlements against harassment by pirates. A fortress aided in the defence, but was destroyed by storms in 1740 and 1896.

Region: Canarias
City: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Distance: 11.96 km
Elevation Gain: 280 m
Elevation Loss: 280 m
Difficulty: 200 (Easy)
FIETS Index: 0.91 FIETS
Avg Grade: 6.24 %
Max cat climb: 4
Min elevation: 10 m
Max elevation: 155 m
Ride Category: Hilly

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