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Mirador de Bascos

Pista forestal HI-506, Frontera, El Hierro, Spain
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amazing view and history

I was stunned by the view over the bay and over to la Gomera and Tenerife. Okay, weather was... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
bapmail
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Oslo, Norway
Closed to visitors

We went there by the walking trail from El Sabinar. It is 1.2 km walk through the hills and pine... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Olegs T
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
19 Oct 2016
“amazing view and history”
28 Aug 2016
“Closed to visitors”
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Pista forestal HI-506, Frontera, El Hierro, Spain
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I was stunned by the view over the bay and over to la Gomera and Tenerife. Okay, weather was brilliant - but being almost alone there with the peace and calmness I found myself in another world. You could both see and hear the falcons...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We went there by the walking trail from El Sabinar. It is 1.2 km walk through the hills and pine groves with totally indifferent cows sleeping under the trees sheltering from the constant wind and low cloud. There is drinking water tap at the entrance...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2016

It takes a while to reach this spot. I had taken some friends to the Hermita de la Virgen for them to walk the camino along to Cruz de los Reyes. In the time until meeting them I visitied El Sabinar (twisted Juniper tree) and...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2016

We wandered a tour called "End of the wolrd" as member of Walking World. One of two highlights of this hike was Mirador de Basco. Very spectacular. Though there was no admittance to the Mirador point itself (too dangerous, see picture), it was worth it....More

Thank Tore B
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

There has been a rockfall BENEATH part of the path to the Mirador and so the Mirador has been shut for safety reasons. It wouldn't actually be that difficult to go on to it ... the 'barricades' are simply police style plastic tapes! But we...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2015

Very beautiful view and space to take a seat and admire the landscape.It is nice just take a jacket if you go after 6 pm not in summer.

Thank ana a
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Reviewed 29 January 2015

Outstanding views.Steep slopes are one thousand metres high,with tree covered slopes and lots of white farm houses.

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Reviewed 19 January 2015

We tried three times to see this view, and were finally successful at the third attempt. The problem in the Western Canaries is that the weather is less reliable than on the Eastern islands, and the top of El Hierro is often covered in mist...More

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