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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  • At least there are facilities her so you can get a drink and go to the toilet! (Unlike Roque de los Muchachos). It's a short but easy and pleasant walk around the caldera with great views of the salt ...  more »
  • If you haven't been to a caldera before this is a good one to visit. Make sure you have trainers or walking boots as difficult terrain. The visitors centre is worth a visit and you have to pay anyway....  more »
  • Impressive great room, we could see our hotel away, and views down over the South coast. Impressive to see the clouds down over the Northern volcanoes
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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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