Guided daytime visit of the Teide Observatory

Puerto de La Cruz

Visit the Teide Observatory during the day
Our guided tour is a pleasant way to get to know the observatory and the work of the researchers who work there.
Excursion available in English, Spanish, German and French language.



Our guided visit will allow you to get to know the Observatory, and the daily activity of the researchers who work there, in an enjoyable way.

Along with Chile and Hawaii, the Canary Islands are one of the three best spots in the world to observe the sky. The Teide Observatory is the largest solar observatory in the world, and it is equipped with many solar and nocturnal telescopes owned by different European countries. 

If you would like to make your own way to the Izaña Observatory for your guided visit, you must arrive at least 20 minutes before the tour is scheduled to start. There are visits on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays,Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in Spanish. English visits are on Mondays, Tuesday,Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. German visits are on Tuesdays,Thursday and Fridays. French visits are on Thursdays and Sundays.

The Teide Observatory is located at an altitude of 2,390 m, in the area of Izaña. The entrance is located at km 37 of the TF-24 highway. It takes approximately two hours to reach the Teide Observatory from the south of the island, an hour and a half from Santa Cruz, and an hour from Puerto de la Cruz.

Should the weather not allow the activity the money will be returned.

Price includes

  • Guided visit of the Teide Observatory
  • Transport with various stops en route

Price does not include

  • Lunch
  • Transport


  • Not recommended for children under 8.
ID: 8922; Viajes Teide


  • Guided tour 90 minutes available in several languages ​​in which the inside of a telescope ( Carlos Sanchez or IAC 80) is visited, an observation with solar telescopes is performed whenever the weather permits and a 3D movie about the universe is projected.
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