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Masca Valley

Tenerife, Spain
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Ranked #5 of 215 Attractions in Tenerife
Type: Valleys
Traveler Description: The Masca Valley is a spectacular place to visit by any standards. The road there is steep, precipitous and narrow and you will need to reverse to... more »
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I took my 6 year old on a "Daddy Daughter" day out and we enjoyed it. Starting off from Costa Adeje, we headed to Santiago del Teide and found the most direct route to Masca was shut for road works ! This meant a detour via Buenavista del Norte and a very, very windy road. We stopped at various times... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Bit of a hairy drive, but well worth it. The village is so pretty and the surrounding scenic views are wonderful. We went to the furthest restaurant (can't remember the name) on recommendation from someone we met on the way down, had the worst meal ever, however the cafe on the hill was superb (should have eaten there I think),,... More

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Southport, england
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We went up & up & up, most of the way was a very twisty small road then the last bit was a single track road. The views at the top are very picturesque but for me the journey didn't make it worthwhile and I couldn't wait to get down again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Also you should drive if you are not a nervous type as the opportunities of breathtaking views are numerous and I mean breathtaking. Try the little cafe that is almost invisible as you approach the valley. Amazing guy. go in the cafe itself and have a look round , its small but well quirky.

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Shepperton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Not much to see and do but as part of an overall day trip worth a look. There are no toilets and if you use the one in the cafe without buying anything you have to pay one euro

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Sibiu, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The trip to Masca is a must do if you are traveling to Teneriffe. The road is a bit narrow and steep, but once you get to the village you are rewarded with a breathtaking view over the valley. We have found an excellent restaurant where we have served lunch and cactus lemonade. The village is very small, quiet, with... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I got there following the road from Icod, to Buenavista del Norte, and up, up, up until Masca. The road, I must say, was pretty heavy on the small car I drove there. Also I didn't see much because it was quite cloudy and foggy, but I'm sure some stunning views of the ocean waited outside the grey mist. When... More

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Perth
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

You can't miss this while in Teneriff , the views are outstanding and you have to witness it yourself to understand how beautiful the scenery is. Don't miss this trip

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London
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Whatever you write about Masca Valley, it just does not do the justice... just go, go and see and tell me I am wrong... The only drawback - there is a specific micro climate which makes the weather quite moody in this place, so it could take several visits to find it in perfect weather conditions (well, it is still... More

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We drove here and immediately were blown away by the beauty of Masca Valley. It is a stunning place and if you are out and about in your car, please make the time to visit this beautiful area. You will not be disappointed.

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