Roque de Los Muchachos, La Palma

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Roque de los Muchachos is a rocky mound at the highest point on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain. The rocks are found at an elevation of 2,423 m above sea level, not far from the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, where some of the world's largest telescopes are situated; the altitude and the dryness of the climate here give rise to excellent observing conditions. The rocks are contained with the Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente.From the Roque, one can see the islands of Tenerife, El Hierro and La Gomera.
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  • Spectacular views from the Summit. It carries a lot clothes even if the day is sunny. It protects the skin with sunscreen and, above all, lips with some balm... mine ended cracked in cold :(
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  • For me the number one of la Palma, certainly since Santa Cruz de la Palma, it takes about an hour and a half away, after ago about a 30-minute walks on paths safe but steep inadvisable to invalid people and the very young child s. but the view is exceptional, the superb and gigantic caldera. We pass the observatories which are for the moment unfortunately closed to the public, too bad, as I made the visit 8 years ago and it was very interesting, but the service is trying to be reorganized want this to be successful.
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  • After the visit of santa Cruz we decided to climb up to the los roque Muchachos good you must be motivated and not have the sickness as mountain road with some of the hairpin turns for more than an hour but get up there game that she view! ! During our visit in February there was still snow we have down on the other side to see the small harbour of tazacorte or we eat very syma
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  • The canaries are full of wonderful views but on a clear day with not too many clouds below the peak this is the best
  • I love this place. You feel just like you were in heaven and the air is wonderful.
  • Even if you're not interested in mountains, spectacular views, fresh air and hiking - just driving up and down on the steep and narrow serpentine roads will put a smile on your face! It's sunny up there, so don't forget the sunscreen, unless you want to end up with a red forehead by the end of the day.
  • Awesome view awesome weather. An incredible hike to the top 💪🏻
  • Best place on the whole island. A bit overrun by tourists but for a reason. Get there early to do d parking
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