Timanfaya Nationalpark, Lanzarote

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Must see · National Park · Geologic Formation
Explore the volcanic landscapes of Timanfaya Nationalpark, a mountainous area that has been frozen in time since the greatest recorded eruptions took place nearly 300 years ago. This national park forms the core area of a protected biosphere reserve. Access to the park is strictly regulated to guard its delicate wildlife, with only a few footpaths and a short rustic route you can explore by camel. The admission fee includes a bus tour around the interior of the park, with a narrated history of the area in several languages. Located just outside the northern limits of the park is an informative visitor center, with permanent displays and audio-visual presentations explaining the origins of the island and the volcanic activity that formed the park’s unusual scenery. Put Timanfaya Nationalpark and other El Golfo attractions into our El Golfo online trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We are holidaying in Lanzarote for the first time in Aug 2020 and very much want to visit the Timanfaya National Park. We have a car for a couple of days. Going by car is great as you can leave and...  more »
  • Absolutely fabulous trip out...coach tour was amazing but scary too...not much room on those winding roads  more »
  • The chance to see a volcano and volcanic landscape is one of my bucket list experiences. The site is eerie and breathtaking. The free coach tour through the park is a must.  more »
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  • A wonderful experience visiting the volcano. Take the tour bus through the mountains to the top and see some spectacular views whilst learning about the history of how everything was formed. Once we arrived we visited the restaurant and were shown some impressive demonstrations about just how hot and powerful the volcano is. We watched as the man cooked chicken and fish from the heat given out by the volcano. A really cool experience and worth the trip. (4 hours approximately in total)
  • Spectacular volcanoes view, visit is must. I can't stop saying enough. Avoid the car queue by reaching early and avoiding peak hour, as it can easily take 1-2 hours getting upto the main area. Entry fees is quite high, but getting up there including bus tour is still worth in my opinion ;)
  • Absolutely stunning. A national park that grabs you from start to finish. Bleak, desolate, unspoilt and amazing. So many pictures to take. How do you decide😁
  • A fantastic place..like no other. Volcanoes everywhere! Enormous lava field. The staff are friendly and very efficient in getting all the visitors through. Nice restaurant with snacks as well as more expensive dishes.
  • Certainly very scenic. This is a set tour, private exploring is not permitted. Worth the 10 EUR. Come between noon and 3:30 PM and you can have roast meat, made quite literally in the volcano

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