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Punta de Teno

Tenerife, Spain
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Ranked #41 of 177 Attractions in Tenerife
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Bratislava, Slovakia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Taking the road by car is at your own risk, but if you go, you will not regret it. The scenery of Los Gigantes, lighthouse and deserted land is remarkable.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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373 reviews 373 reviews
172 attraction reviews
291 helpful votes 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I give this attraction a 4 instead of a 5 because there is a risk associated with going beyond all the signs that warn you about falling rocks and high winds. If you take the risk the views are beautiful. The rocky cliffs are covered with all kinds of interesting plants, but for most people the scenery is the main... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We went to Punta de Teno last January. Our drive to get there was absolutely breathtaking. The scenery was fantastic. We were in Tenerife again this November but unfortunately Punta was closed this time. However if you have a chance to see it, then just go there and you will get a great experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

the reason i have rated it 4 stars instead of 5 is just because the road is far from perfect with some uneven surfaces due to rocks falling off the cliffs but dont let this put you out.... the place is amazing with beautiful views... when you driving to it there is a big billboard warning you in several languages... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Point your GPS to Buenavista del Norte, then follow the signs for Punta Teno. Ignore the signs "Road closed" and go ahead. The road is far from perfect. Drive through the tunnels. There is a parking available. Try to get over the gate and pass by the fares, weather vane and climb the volcanic formations.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Do not be put off by this. There are residences and farming down this road. Clearly there is a need to travel along it. The only real danger I would think is from falling or fallen stones. We went north via the Masca valley and that road was much more intimidating and spectacular. But the trip out to the end... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

There is nothing here to tempt tourists who don't want a slice of peaceful nature. I chose to take breakfast and see the point and nearby archaeological site early morning. Accompanying the noise of waves from the two coves that form the point were the sounds of sea birds, and the silence of cliffs with the most fascinating geological structures.... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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72 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Yes, ignore the road closed signs, but be aware that if any rocks fall and damage one's car etc that it would appear that the insurance company most likely won't cover you. Also if you are of a nervous disposition when it comes to heights then this is not the drive for you. The road does have adequate crash barriers... More 

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Bedford, England
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367 reviews 367 reviews
238 attraction reviews
598 helpful votes 598 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

We were initially put off by the 'Road Closed' signs but decided to ignore them. So glad we did! The road to the Point is an experience in itself, it hugs the side of the mountains and punches a hole through one in a long tunnel. No lights in the tunnel so it's a bit spooky but great fun. The... More 

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Warszawa, Polska
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355 reviews 355 reviews
270 attraction reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Ignore the closed road signs and go straight for a breathtaking ride along massive cliffs. There are 1-2 places where you can park you car to make a photo. Please be informed that the rocks to fall from time to time, but with sunny weather there is little chance anything bigger will come down. The lighthouse and the cliff view... More 

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