Tenerife, renowned for its beaches, its seaside resorts and its superb natural volcanic landscapes, reserves beautiful surprises for those who raise their eyes to the sky, as soon as night falls. And for good reason… This Canary Island is one of the best places in Europe for stargazing due to the cleanliness and clarity of its skies. A particularity which has earned it the designation starlight reserve and destinationan international label hailing optimal conditions for observing the starry sky.
Tenerife, home to the prestigious Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics), is a great destination for star hunters who can hire companies that specialize in night-time stargazing outings.
THE Teide National Park and the Cumbres of Tenerifecertified Starlight, are among the best places on the island, including Montaña de Guajara, the highest peak of the amphitheater of Las Cañadas del Teide, or, easier to access, the viewpoints of the park, such as that of Llano from Ucanca.
A route passing through seven sites of the Teide National Park, equipped with information panels installed on the viewpoints of the park, also allows you to learn about the sky above Tenerife.
All to your telescopes!
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