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Caldera de Taburiente National Park

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Address: Carretera General de Padron, 47 | El Paso, 38750, La Palma, Spain
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+34 922 92 22 80

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Car park in the edge of the caldera in spectacular location, stating point for well marked out walks, 2 hours to 6 hours.. To visit you can reserve - for free - a space in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like hikes through untouched landscapes with dramatic views you will like this. If you are lucky you will spot wild goats. Crows are more common, and they are used to people, so hold you food tight.

Thank Anders J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Car park in the edge of the caldera in spectacular location, stating point for well marked out walks, 2 hours to 6 hours.. To visit you can reserve - for free - a space in the small 18 space car park on the Spanish National Parks service website, or through the visitor centre on the main road east of El... More 

Thank WCField
Towcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The visitors centre is on the main road and you must stop and look at the exhibition inside, if you are going to the top then these are the last loos. If you want to go into the park and view the caldera or do some walks then you can do either of the following. Book a parking space at... More 

Thank no1missmarple
Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's great. Great views. Great run. Take food and drink. I was running and sprained my ankle. If you are running, keep your eye on the floor and stop every time you want to see the view. This is where I went wrong.

Thank Kev H
Worcester, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get there early as you'll have the best of the weather. Book your parking on line (free) and head on up the well surfaced road. Park at the top and you'll have several choices of walks. The two mile one hour walk is pretty straightforward, my 77 year old father in law coped easily. It's well marked out and gives... More 

Thank Lukey78
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to be lucky and hope for a clear day, then the views are amazing! But even with the clouds, it is an awesome place!

Thank EasyBob
Prague, Czech Republic
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43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the north side of the Caldera, namely walking trail from Mirador de los Andenes (where we parked the car) to Roque de los Muchachos. The trail is easy view great views. The caldera is really astonishing and it is definitely must see on La Palma

Thank Jan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited as part of a walking tour, fairly good paths but most people would benefit from using poles. Dramatic views in all directions. No facilities in the telescope area. Warm kit needed as icy winds when we were there. Disappointed not to find much information available - perhaps I missed it.

Thank Janet B
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219 reviews
89 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We drove through this park to reach Roques de Los Muchachos. We stopped at several of the miradors for photos before driving on. However, you can't fully appreciate the park if you don't get out and hike inside it, where the roads don't go. There are places where you need a parking pass (like La Cumbrecita area) but there are... More 

Thank TNsnowflake
Monmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This national park is absolutely stunning and gives opportunities for walks at all levels. For short fairly easy walks you need to get up to La Cumbrecita. It is worth spending some time at the Visitor Centre first and ask for a map leaflet. Others had them and we didn't see them so clearly you have to ask. The road... More 

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