Mount Teide

Gran Canaria Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

Mount Teide (Cruz de Tejeda) is the huge volcano located at the centre of Gran Canaria Island.

Visitors can drive to the top of the mountain from Las Palmas, Maspalomas and from other coastal towns.

The trip to the Mount Teide volcano passes through desert-like conditions as well as lush tropical zones.

Mount Teide, Gran Canaria Island
Volcano on Gran Canaria

At the summit of the 1,949 meter volcano, the temperature can be quite cool.

On route to Mount Teide, one can visit the small Canary Island villages and enjoy the tropical fruits that grow in the region.

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