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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  • August 20, 2017
    Great time at the top of the mountains. The path to mount drive everything above is nicer I think by the West but the roads are smaller. The view at the top is amazing, well you need to check the weather before you do this output. The market up on the Ridge lasts an hour, and will need you at least sneakers, no flip flops. Feasible for children from 5/6 years I think. Think about taking water, no store upstairs.
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  • August 17, 2017
    A nice place with breathtaking view! The road up to it is quite spicy because you very style goes up, but definitely worth it! Make sure you have eaten enough, because the road to it is rather tortuous. Actually I wanted them, but what am I glad I'm gone anyway! It is beautiful! Tip: take a camera along
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  • August 16, 2017
    A must see. With guided tour or el renting a car. The highest point of the island 2426 m.
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