Volcan El Teide, Tenerife

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Climb to Spain’s highest peak at Volcan El Teide. Sitting at an altitude of 3,718 meters (12,198 feet), the volcano and its surroundings make up the 18,900-hectare (46,720-acre) Teide National Park: a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most visited wonder in Spain. Hike the dry lava terrain of the volcano and enjoy sprawling views of the Tenerife shoreline before winding back down through the scenic park. While the summit is accessible by bus, it’s best to bring a car to take advantage of the many hiking options and viewpoints. Our Teide National Park route planner makes visiting Volcan El Teide and other Teide National Park attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Fascinating. You must not let pass the opportunity to go with the cable car. It must be booked with time as there are few places.
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  • On holiday in Tenerife, the trip to the national park of Teide was an obligatory passage. The climb is nice (went through the orotava), and no indication what landscape is waiting for us. Then suddenly one, the landscape changes and you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, in vast lava fields and a road that takes you to the famous Teide. Beautiful! There are several stops to admire the landscape before arriving at the station of the cable car. For the cable car: in high season you can book on the internet because it is mobbed. To see without a doubt
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  • Really worth a visit - I went with my husband and 11 and 14 year old, they loved it. We had hired a car and stopped off at a small information place on the way and able to walk around. Main visitor ce...  more »

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