Description general

The Canary Islands is one of the three best spots in the world to observe the sky, along with Chile and Hawaii.

The Teide Observatory is the largest solar observatory in the world and it contains many solar and nocturnal telescopes owned by various European countries.

If you would like to make your own way to the Izaña Observatory for your guided visit, you must arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour is scheduled to start.

The Teide Observatory is located at an altitude of 2,390 m, in the area of Izaña. The entrance of the observatory is located at Km. 37 of the TF-24 highway.



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Did you know that Tenerife has the largest solar observatory in the world?

Other Details

Volcano Teide anti COVID-19 protective measures

  • Compulsory use of masks
  • Compulsory disinfecting of hands before entering the cabin and facilities
  • Minimum social distancing requirement
  • Temperature-taking before entering the cabin
  • Footwear cleansing mats
  • Limited capacity in each area of our facilities
  • Regular disinfection throughout the day
  • Trained and properly equipped staff
  • Digitalised audio guides, brochures and other physical resources

Guided Visit of the Teide Observatory

You must be at the entrance to the Observatory at least 15 minutes before the visit begins. If you do not arrive on time and the visit has already started you will not be able to enter the Observatory and you can visit on another day.

Visits in Spanish, English, German, French and / or Russian.


If it is not possible to access the Teide Observatory due to technical reasons or adverse weather conditions, the amount paid for the activity shall be reimbursed. In case of cloud cover conditions in the Observatory, the usual itinerary of the visit may be modified.

Reservations may be cancelled or the date may be changed free of charge until 3pm on the day prior to the activity. Same day or later changes/cancellations incur a charge of €6 per person. 

Date changes are valid for 1 year provided that the vouchers have not been redeemed. Any change of date or cancellation must be made within a period of no more than 30 days from the date of the initial booking. Up to 3 date changes are permitted.


Free Cancellation (see conditions)

Reservations may be cancelled or the date of the activity may be changed free of charge up to 24 hours prior to the activity. After this period, 100% of the amount will be charged.

Price List

Adults Children (8-16) Infants (NO)
Ticket (Guided tour)
21.00 €
0.00 €
0.00 €
From the South Area
80.00 €
50.00 €
0.00 €
From the North Area
80.00 €
50.00 €
0.00 €

Clients Reviews

  • Excelente atencion y Ayuda

    Hola Excelente atencion y ayuda para con nosotros por tratar de satisfacer nuestra experiencia de conocer y visitar El observatorio y El Teide pero por las malas condiciones metereologicas no lo pudimos realizar. De todos modos agradecemos vuestros esfuerzos y la pronta informacion de la cancelacion de dicha actividad, lo cual nos dio tiempo para programar otras y prolongar asi el alquiler del coche. Ya estamos preparando el proximo viaje avuestra hermosa isla. Muchisimas gracias.

  • Fantastico

    Todo ha sido perfecto, la visita, las explicaciones, el lugar precioso digno de ver, en una palabra, genial.

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