Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente attractions

Top Choice Mountain in Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente

Pico Bejenado

At 1854m, clambering up to this peak offers glorious views over the pines, valleys and ridges of the Caldera de Taburiente. The peak marks the conclusion of the hike here from Pista de Valencia below along a clearly…
Top Choice Observatory in Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente

Observatorio del Roque de Los Muchachos

The huge telescopes on the peak of Roque de los Muchachos belong to the island’s astronomical observatory, one of the world’s best places to study the night sky and in 2012 deemed the world's first Unesco-certified …
Natural Feature in Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente

Lava Tubes

On the hike up to Pico Bejenado, and at other sights in the park, you will see lava tubes in the rock by the side of the path. Originally, these were conduits in the rock through which lava would pass, formed when s…
Archaeological Site in Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente

Lomo del Estrecho Engravings

A marker at 2.5km from Pista de Valencia and 3km from Pico Bejenado points to the prehistoric Petroglifos (petroglyphs) 150m along a path to your right. The carving – housed within a metal cage – was discovered in 1…
Landmark in Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente

Pista de Valencia

This small dirt car park and clearing marks the start of the Pista de Valencia to Pico Bejenado climb. There is a map that describes the trail and marks the various altitudes, distances involved and the change in al…