The guide to Teide National Park — the most popular one in Spain

Teide National Park is one of the must-see destinations for hiking and biking fans when visiting the Canary Islands.

Its particular weather conditions given by the Teide volcano, its majestic views, and the 190 km² range are the ideal setting for circuits of all levels of demand and experience.

In this article, you will be able to find all the information you need to visit the park: routes for both hiking and cycling, the best time of year to visit it, and all the general information on how to get there and where to lodge.

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The Teide National Park is located in the center of the Island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, at an average altitude of 2,000 m. Inside the park, you’ll find the volcano that goes by the same name. With its 3,718 m, it is the highest one in Spain. The volcano is the main attraction at Teide.

The Teide National Park is a unique setting, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007 in the category of Natural Sites. At least 80% of the volcanic formations in the world are found in the park. It houses one of the most impressive geological spectacles in the world, made up of a set of caves with special geological characteristics.

It’s an active volcano. There is a monitoring and follow-up system by local authorities and a Special Civil Protection Plan for responding to emergencies or risk alarms.

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Text: Diana Marcela Zuluaga. Editor and contributor: Ivan Kuznetsov

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