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Discover the magic of the night sky at the world's largest solar observatory and enjoy unparalleled telescopic views for an unforgettable celestial adventure!

Discover the magic of the night sky at the world's largest solar observatory and enjoy unparalleled telescopic views for an unforgettable celestial adventure!

Why Visit the Teide Observatory?

While you may have arrived in Tenerife looking for sun and sand, don't miss out on the island's many natural wonders. The Canary Islands are a renowned destination for tropical bliss, yet, they also boast the title of one of the 3 best places on Earth to observe the night sky in all its splendor.

Meet your English-speaking guide at the main entrance, where you'll delve into the observatory's rich history and operational intricacies.

Fun-Filled Astronomy Tour Highlights

  • Led by an expert guide in astronomy, enjoy a family-friendly journey to distinguish different stars and unravel the mysteries of celestial bodies.
  • Discover the observatory's significant contributions to solar observations, including insights into the sun's "heartbeat."

 

Astrophysics Workshop and Telescope Viewing

Conclude your visit with an engaging astrophysics workshop, providing a deeper understanding of the cosmos. Peer through telescopes at the Visitors Center, gaining a firsthand glimpse into the celestial wonders the observatory unveils. The stunning backdrop of Mount Teide and its volcanic landscape creates a perfect astronomical experience.

Important Details

This guided tour is suitable for all ages, offering an enriching experience for both the young and the young at heart. Children under 8 are unable to participate in this activity due to its nature.

Enhance Your Celestial Experience

If you'd like to participate in more activities while on the mountain, check out our other tours here. While this particular tour takes place during the day, if you'd like to visit the observatory at night, check out our  Teide National Park at Night Tour or the Teide Stargazing Experience. for nighttime exploration fo the skies.

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Duration

1 hour 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Admission ticket to Teide Observatory.

English speaking guide specialized in astronomy.

Use of the telescopes during the astrophysics workshop.

Not included

Transfer service to the meeting point.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

Sustainability Code

Our providers commit to:

  • Provide a safe and satisfying experience.
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle.
  • Incorporate eco-conscious technologies.
  • Uphold fair employment standards.
  • Foster the growth of local communities.
  • Preserve the integrity of local culture.
  • Safeguard both cultural and environmental heritage.
  • Ensure ethical treatment of animals.
  • Operate with honesty and transparency.
  • Encourage sustainable behaviors among customers and staff.

This particular activity contributes as follows:

  • No printing of documentation required.

Provider

Volcano Teide Show more

  • Volcano Teide

    Corporate name: TELEFÉRICO DEL PICO TEIDE, S.A.

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Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can I visit the observatory at night?

    A - This particular guided tour takes place during the day, however we offer activities at night as well, such as a Teide National Park at Night Tour, and a Teide Stargazing Experience.

  • Q - Why do this activity with Civitatis?

    A - At Civitatis we guarantee the best quality and prices, click here if you want to know how we select our activities.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Meeting point

Teide Observatory (kilometer 37 of the highway TF-24)

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