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The Teide National Park, Tenerife.

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The highest peak in Spain with 3,718 meters

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El Teide it is a volcano located on the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain). It has an altitude of nothing more and nothing less than 3,718 meters above sea level and 7,500 meters above the ocean floor, is the highest peak in all of Spain, the highest of any land emerged from the Atlantic Ocean and the third largest volcano on Earth from its base on the ocean floor, after Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa , both in Hawaii. The altitude of the Teide also makes the island of Tenerife the tenth highest island in the world.

El Teide es sin duda el lugar más característico y representativo de todo Tenerife. El Parque Nacional del Teide was declared World Heritage Site by the Unesco en el año 2007 con la categoría de Bien Natural. El Teide es también Diploma Europeo por el Consejo de Europa y forma parte de los Lugares Red Natura 2000. Galardonado con todos estos premios con razones de sobra, ya que es la muestra de vegetación más completa de piso supra mediterráneo que existe, además de constituir una de las manifestaciones más espectaculares de vulcanismo en todo el mundo y por lo tanto la más destacada de toda Canarias.

Si lo visitas en invierno además podrás disfrutar de la nieve que lo suele recubrir, durante la época más fría del año. La mejor manera de subir al punto más alto del Teide es en teleférico. Una vez se alcance el punto de llegada del teleférico, podrás pasear y disfrutar de las increíbles vistas y senderos que este ofrece, un MUST de Tenerife y de Canarias.

The Cañadas del Teide National Park It was named in 1954 and consists of a huge volcanic crater 48 km in diameter on which the Teide rises to 3,718 meters becoming the highest peak in all of Spain.

On the other hand, there are guided excursions to the top of the volcano, but remember that you need to be in good shape to cope with the ascent, as it can last about 6 hours and the conditions to which you are physically exposed are not the same as at the base of this , taking into account the height at which it is located.

Also, remember to bring appropriate warm clothing and footwear to enjoy the experience 100%.

You can enjoy the breathtaking views of Gran Canaria, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro from this tourist attraction, the most visited in the whole island.

Regardless of where you stay in Tenerife, you should not miss a visit to this amazing volcano, which will leave you with a very good taste in your mouth and will make you want to repeat the experience as soon as you return.

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