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Caldera de Bandama

Santa Brigida, 35300 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
20 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Needs to be a clear day (which are plentiful on Gran Canaria). The caldera is impressive but so is the drive up and back. We drove through the clouds then saw them fill the caldera and move on in a really eerie way. Need to take a day to slowly appreciate this and the other parts of the high part... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After taking photos of the panoramicviews from the pico, we drove back down to the turn off to the campo do golf and parked. The walks round the rim and down to the bottom of the caldera start just beside the winery and are open until 18.00. The walk down was paved for the first few metres then gave way... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We made a day of this trip, albeit a shortish day by combining a walk around the top rim of the caldera with a walk up & down the adjacent pico bandama. The day was lengthened by the fact that we came by bus from Las Palmas, took a picnic & spent quite a time admiring the fabulous views away... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Returned here late afternoon to walk around the rim when the heat had gone out of the sun a little. The walk took just over an hour, but then, we walked very slowly because of injury, so it is quite possible to walk it faster I'm sure! Naively thought the walk would be fairly flat, but it is pretty up... More 

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Chawton
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

An impressive hole in the ground best appreciated either by a sprightly circumnavigation of its rim or in repose from the adjacent Pico de Bandama. The most accessible of GC's calderas as it lies beneath the road to the Pico. Decent views of the East Coast.

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Cork
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went there in December, but it was still nice warm. Beautifull view, amazing, do not go there if you have vertigo:) Close to the Caldera is nice vineyard when you can taste and buy excellent wines.

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a great area to call in on - grab some time to drive up to look right across the Caldera and then take the walk down into the volcano - the view is spectacular and lets remember .... its a volcano how often can you say you wandered around crater - take water and something to nibble on... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Place is worth of visiting even i am a little bit scared of hights and didn't go down because on that and my operated knee. The path was so narrow that i waited up for my husband to go there. We went threre by bus and luckily we had plenty of cold water and toiletpaper with us because there was't... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Stupendous view across the Caldera and a tiny farm right at the bottom. Can be very hot but I expect you'll stop at Monte Coello for a nice cool drink and then go on up to Sta Brigida along the main road.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

If you have seen a hole in the gound it's like that, only WAY bigger. We lived on the other side of the island and had driven far to see the mountains, and to see this volcano on the other side, but after a whole day of driving/walking/siteseeing; this hole was something of a anticlimax...

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