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You just have to go here. It is a bit of a drive to get here, but the views are spectacular. Try to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Travel by car or bus takes you right to the top amazing views there are small walks or longer ones... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Lp-4 | Municipio Villa de Garafía, 38788, La Palma, Spain
+34 922 60 52 00
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You just have to go here. It is a bit of a drive to get here, but the views are spectacular. Try to get here early in the morning to avoid the crowds. There are only a few parking spots on the top.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travel by car or bus takes you right to the top amazing views there are small walks or longer ones great for every one.

Thank Billy D
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place, it’s like being on the roof of the world and amongst the gods. Here you can take in the spectacular views I’ve La Palma. See the amazing observatories which are pitched precariously on the rim of the volcano’s crater.

1  Thank Richard E
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Top of La Palma attractions in more ways than one! Tremendous car drive up the roads to the top. As you go up, you have sheer drops on one side and high cliffs on the other. The road is a series of tight hairpins with...More

1  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed July 22, 2018

When you are on La Palma, one of the places you definitely want to go, is this place. It is "just a mountain peak". It is the highest point on the island. And you drive through the observatory when you go up there (and all...More

3  Thank Xandi88
Reviewed July 6, 2018

#1: Be aware there is no lavatory at the viewpoint, and it's an hour drive from pretty much anywhere, so prepare accordingly. The reviews are accurate. Stunning scenery from the mountaintop above the clouds below. The clouds to the southwest appeared as a waterfall spilling...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Stunning views, great air quality and incredible to watch the halo of clouds beneath us. Lovely shades of colours and interesting plants to observe. Not difficult to walk around on the top either. We were on an excursion so went via bus to the top...More

Thank treb0r2015
Reviewed June 22, 2018

On the way up, the cardinal carpet of needles, enveloping the ground throughout the pine forest, makes an enjoyable drive to the top. This was our second attempt, the first having ended in descending clouds and no views; this time it was worth it. We...More

1  Thank AngryAlice
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

You can drive all the way. Magnificent views already driving there. Breahtaking views second to none at the top! Best trip possible!

Thank Ola K
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We did an organized tour to the Roque de Los Muchachos, I would recommend to do so as it is a steep ride up to Altitude of over 2400m above sea level. When visiting I would also recommend taking warm clothes as it can be...More

Thank Rosemary O
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Jaydo D
April 29, 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jaydo, It's true that the telescopes and observatory area closes in the evening at about 7pm, which includes the small public car park at the very top. However, the main road has a couple of places close to the... More
November 19, 2017|
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Response from Laurie L | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend taking a three year old. Too many places she could slip and fall breathtaking distances. IF you are determined to go anyway, for the love of all things good, carry her on your back. There is no hiking... More
Mark G
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Tours of the observatory are available. They also organise dark sky evenings Google astrolapalma