El Sauzal is a picturesque settlement, carefully preserved, where beautiful examples of traditional Canary architecture can be seen. It is one of the municipalities of smallest surface area, and in spite of that, it has one of the highest population densities.
Agriculture is its main activity and occupies most of the work force of this municipality, the grape fields occupy the largest extension followed by potatoes, cereals, fruits, etc. Bananas, vegetables, citric fruits and flowers are also cultivated.
As an interesting fact, Sister María de Jesús, servant of God, was born in this town. The bier that conserves her immaculate body can be visited every year on the 15 th of February at the Convent of Santa Catalina de Siena in La Laguna.
The best wines of the island can be savoured at the House of Wine (La Casa del Vino) The House of Honey (Casa de la Miel) is another one of its principal attractions. “This town produces the grapes and others give it their signature .”