Teide National Park, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
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Summits in the sea. Teide National Park, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Unique rock formations, lunar-like terrains and spectacular skies – welcome to Teide National Park! Nestled in Tenerife, Spain, this World Heritage Site is home to Mount Teide—the third-largest volcano in the world. At 3,715 metres above sea level and 7,500 metres from the ocean floor, it is the highest peak in Spain. This diverse location has served as the backdrop for several notable films like 'Fast & Furious 6' and 'Clash of the Titans.' Moreover, it houses the Teide Observatory, one of the world's best sites for astronomical observations, owing to its high altitude and low light pollution. Whether you're into hiking, stargazing or simply photography, this park deserves a spot on your travel bucket list.