Volcan de San Antonio, Fuencaliente de la Palma

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Volcano Nature / Park
Rising 650 m (2,132 ft) above sea level, Volcan de San Antonio provides a striking reminder of the Canary Islands’ volcanic and geological legacy. Hike along the rim of the crater for views of the ocean and surrounding island terrain, as well as the nearby mountaintop village of Fuencaliente. Explore the signposted paths and viewing areas along the way. Visit the site’s visitors’ center for information about the island’s formation and the history of the volcano, which last erupted in 1677. Grab a traditional Spanish cafe con leche at the center’s cafe and gift shop. Parking is available at the site, which can also be reached by public transportation. The crater trek can occasionally be uneven and bumpy, so those with mobility problems should exercise caution. To visit Volcan de San Antonio and get the most from your holiday in Fuencaliente de la Palma, create itinerary details personal to you using our Fuencaliente de la Palma travel itinerary maker.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Well worth a visit if you are staying at La Palma Princess or in the south of the island.The visitor centre is very interesting and there is ample parking.There is a small café on site and the staff a...  more »
  • The visitor centre and walk around the rim of San Antonio volcanic crater is a must if you are in this part of the world. At the end of a day's hiking on the volcanic trails it puts everything into co...  more »
  • The centre it has a brilliant display and explanation of the volcanoes The walk around half the lip of the volcano is in a couple of places not good for those with vertigo, views are magnificent  more »
Google
  • Beautiful super site, historical and geological significance of the island.
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  • Always charming walk by the side of a volcano
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  • Great views! Easy to reach. The LP2 from El Paso to the volcano is very nice.
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  • The adjacent Museum is a typical volcano Museum, as seen from other volcanoes, but very nicely done. For those who like gadgets, there's even a virtual, body-driven flight over the area. The Outlook is indescribably beautiful and from the volcano crater.
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  • Currently, the visitor center shows a very interesting exhibition about the volcanism in the Canary Islands.
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