Masca Valley

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Masca Valley
4.5
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Paul175T
Selby, UK2,390 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
Not the usual ‘tourist’ Tenerife. Masca is a must if you have a car to use in Tenerife. It’s nothing like the rest of the island, it’s lush Green trees combined with a volcanic approach with the best views on the island. A challenging drive for a confident driver but one that’s worth the effort. This is the side of Tenerife most people never see which is such a shame. We’ll worth the effort! 😎
Written January 6, 2022
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Darja L
Tartu, Estonia15 contributions
Dec 2021
Gorgeous views, but driving there is extremely challenging - the road is not only winding, but also narrow and steep at the same time in several points. Also, check the wind and the cloud situation in advance - you might find yourself in the middle of a foggy soup easily, even if it is sunny at the coast.
Written January 4, 2022
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Rachel
Stratford-upon-Avon, UK160 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
Masca was the highlight of Tenerife for us, such stunning scenery and a really fun drive there! Would definitely recommend if you have a car.
Written December 21, 2021
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joopb
Leidschendam, The Netherlands782 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
A thrill to drive and stuning to see. Majestic moutain slopes towards the see. Knowing it s nature made by the vulcano Teide makes it even more spectacular. There must be a warning for pickpockets along the route! Watch out for they are dangerous.
Written December 12, 2021
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Doug G
Stockholm, NJ3 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
Stunning scenery and a little bit of a scary drive, but definitely worth it once you get there you can relax with a drink or get something to eat. Make sure you take a lot of pictures on the way in and out so people can get an idea of the ride.
Written November 12, 2021
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Dennis Snabilie
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands62 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Stunning unique views during your drive there. Driving there can be somewhat exciting as it concerns not to side roads and steep climbs around poorly visible corners. It's an asphalt road, so driving shouldn't be a problem for an experienced driver. Parking spots are quite limited so do expect trouble parking or continue driving to a place closeby. Do stop at the viewing points on either the way there or back, since those views are quite unique.
Written November 2, 2021
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Ian P
York, UK316 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
Having experienced the Stelvio Pass in Italy, the Grimsel Pass in Switzerland and various mountain roads in Thailand I have to report that this road is the most spectacular I have ever been on. I first visited the valley in the mid 80s and you had to leave by the same road down or continue up the valley by donkey. I was shocked to hear a road had been constructed to join it to the road to Teide.
The village of Masca itself is charming and has a number of Bohemian shops and cafes. The ‘plaza major’ is not very major at all but has an impressive ficus tree and a tiny church.
Written October 27, 2021
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Miriama J
1 contribution
Oct 2021 • Family
Our trip to Masca Valley was awesome! Highly recommended! From all places we visited for me was the highlight!

Of course as many people mentioned the road is narrow and bit difficult, but me personally I am beginner in driving and I had no problem. Maybe it was also because we went there not in that “rush” hour and this is what I recommended!! Also all you need to do is drive slow and careful :) We went there around 5:30-6 PM and we catch the valley in day light and on our way back around 6:30-7 PM we catch beautiful sunset! We have awesome pictures and memories. Loved it!! Also many local people recommended go in this hour. was worth it ! They saiuis also very good stay after sunset to stay and watch the stars:) unlike we didn’t catch good weather. So hope someone of you will do :) Enjoy
Written October 24, 2021
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GosieQ
Coventry, UK78 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
We drove to Masca, and had a nice walk around the village. The road is very narrow, slopy and curvy. So don't drive fast!
Village itself is beautiful, viwes as breathtaking.
If you go down to the village there is a man selling fruits, all are fresh, local.
Whan leaving the village it is good to visit the restaurant where you can get cactus ice-creams, some local food and souvenirs. You can also buy there banana vine, specific for this area.
Written October 17, 2021
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milcv
113 contributions
Sep 2021 • Solo
Despite what other reviews may say, the roads upto the Masca valley are no different than any other mountain road like you would find in mainland Europe, and we often enjoyable and scenic. Masca itself offered some great views and photo opportunities, however facilities were lacking in places. For example we were unable to find restrooms, unless you were stopping to buy from one of the stalls.
Written September 22, 2021
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