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Observatorio del Teide

C/ Via Lactea, 38200 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 32 91 10
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A great short tour

English speaking guide with informative explination of the work that they do here. A short video... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Freeasabird1999
via mobile
Interesting experience

If you are on the island and are interested in science then it is well worth a visit here, just to... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Steviejacko71
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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C/ Via Lactea, 38200 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
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+34 922 32 91 10
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

English speaking guide with informative explination of the work that they do here. A short video and PowerPoint is also included and plenty of chances to ask questions. 2 telescopes available to observe the sun. You then enter into one of the night time observatories...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

If you are on the island and are interested in science then it is well worth a visit here, just to see an observatory. The tour is quite dry and long with a lot of standing about so it’s not really for anyone who is...More

2  Thank Steviejacko71
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I am not sure to astronomy and was a little disappointed with the trip, its a very long drive form anywhere on the island. you have to wait in the car outside the facility until you are escorted to the starting point of the tour....More

1  Thank Alan M
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

What's number one? Well Siam park obvi, especially if you can go during the night hours. This was a close second. We did the tour through the main tour group, I think it's called discover Tiede or something? Jesus our guide was AMAZING. So knowledgeable...More

3  Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

For people with an eye for science and that are curious to take a glimpse at a place where cutting edge discoveries are made, the Teide Observatory is a must when visiting Tenerife. We booked the Teide tour with cable care through the official website...More

2  Thank taniav981
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The journey is spectacular and the tour given by actual astronomers working at the observatory is very good. There is a good video presentation and mini-tour. Lasts about 1.5 hours. Not ideal for very young children. You need to be interested in the subject as...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

A must go place if you are visiting Tenerife. This place is like visiting another planet and the stars...

Thank LunasGuate
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Really good visit. Good English spoken by the knowledgeable guides. Would have liked a bit more time inside the working telescopes, but most interesting all the same. Great experience.

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Thank Iain M
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Trip to Teide Observatory was very interesting. They picked up from near hotel. Bus drive took around 1,5 hours and the views were amazing. The tour at the observatory could have been more technical, but it was very interesting to see the observatory area. Really...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Good trip and most interesting but you do need an overall knowledge of astronomy/science to gain the most from it and thus it is not suitable for children under 12 in my opinion as a past school teacher. Saw inside a giant observatory dome and...More

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judithdordas, Community Manager at Observatorio del Teide, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for your review. We do not recommend the activity to children under 8 but will take your comment into consideration. Regards,

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Matt_0n_the_r0ad
9 January 2017|
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Response from Rosangel Q | Property representative |
Hello, AS it is a restricted area you will be able to park your car before the barrier, our guide will afterwards show your where you can ark inside the Observatory. We recommend to always check weather conditions before... More
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We bought tickets online, the day before we went. (You do need to book in advance - When we were there, someone just turned up in a car, but was not allowed to join the tour, presumably because they had not booked in... More
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