Description

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.

Visits are carried out on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:00 h and 14:30 h in Spanish. Also on Sunday at 11:00h.

English
visits are carried out on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:00 h.
German visits are held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 14:30 h.

French visits are carried out on Thursday at 13:30 h.

 
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.

More details

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.