Volcan de San Antonio, Fuencaliente de la Palma

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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
  • The tourist centre shows a good insight in volcanology. Very nicely designed. Today's admission 5 euros.
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  • Nice walk through this volcano from which can be seen from the Teneguía as I found out there is the youngest area of Spain. 1971 eruption. It is very much worth.
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  • Volcan San Antonio and its visitor's centre are definitely a must visit when on this side of the island. I'd recommend taking a hike down to Teneguia and Faro de Fuencaliente. However, we visited this...  more »
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  • 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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