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Punta de Teno

Address: Tenerife, Spain
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Ranked #91 of 477 things to do in Tenerife
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
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Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
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Cervo, Italia
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298 reviews 298 reviews
94 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Truly, the place is so unique that risking to pay a fine for trespassing was the least of our worries. It looked like the end of the world indeed, set in breathtaking rugged nature that seemed set to uproot you from the earth and spirit you away in a gale. If this is the gate of hell, it is where... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Great experience. Many turned around at the entrance but we went and we didnt regret that. A beautiful place. Saw no police and we didnt get fined. The road is not perfect and there were some stones and rocks on the roadside that probably had fallen during stormy/rainy weather. I advice going by car and only when the weather is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The barrier was open but I still got a 200 Euro fine. Even more annoying as there were locals there that didn't get tickets. I had to pay it (100 Euro for prompt payment) as the hire company would have just payed it and charged my credit card (and included a handling fee!) Yes it is very pretty down there... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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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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179 attraction reviews
329 helpful votes 329 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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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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