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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  • Completely cloudless day. Took forever to run on from the West side of the island, but it was all worth it. Very spectacular, we were all very benovede about the prospect. The best we have done on the island. If you have a day with very clear weather, so it is a must to loved ones up here.
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  • exciting and splendid views incredibly different, weird to be higher than the clouds view of Teide on Tenerife, who was sassy Ravens
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  • We were determined to get to the Observatory but we've been stopped on the way because the road was fermee8 not closed down but closed to 3 Km from the Summit, it was 0 °, there was plenty of ice on trees, we have a turn. A pity, did not have this information at the bottom of the road or the panels are laid. Check for the following you on access conditions to avoid losing an hour or more.
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  • Absolutely fantastic place to visit, would highly recommend to anyone in the area to go. It will not dissapoint!!
  • Brilliant! The views on a clear day are incredible. Parking can be tricky when busy and you should be able to tell this before reaching the top, just find a spot further down the hill.
  • Absolutely stunning. Went on a day long excursion with TUI and this was a part of it, I can't recommend this enough if you come to La Palma.
  • Don't miss this place. Essential natural wonder on the beautiful island of La Palma. Bring warm clothes, it's high !
  • Incredible views. Definitely worth the drive up to the top!

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