Pico Viejo, Santa Cruz De Tenerife

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  • Address: Teide National Park 38300, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Geological Formation, Mountain, Family And Kids, Nature
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About Pico Viejo, Santa Cruz De Tenerife

The second highest peak in the Tenerife, the Pico Viejo is a volcanic peak with a nearby crater of almost 700 metres diameter! A geological marvel, the volcano started forming 200,000 years ago and erupted in 1798 to eject around 12 million m3 of lava for three continuous months- forming the beautiful black nostrils of the Tiede (a series of black lava cover).

Explore the terrain in its rawest form to see a spectacular view in Tenerife.

Pico Viejo Information

  • You can take a rented car to the ‘nose of Tiede’ of the and start mountain climbing from here.

How To reach Pico Viejo by Public Transport

  • You can take a bus from Santa Cruz till the base of the mountain.
  • Rented car is preferred which you can park at the parking.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Pico Viejo

  • 95% of people who visit Santa Cruz De Tenerife include Pico Viejo in their plan

  • 45.67% of people plan their visit to Pico Viejo between 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Pico Viejo

Monday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pico Viejo

People normally club together Las Aguilas Jungle Park and Artlandya Doll Museum while planning their visit to Pico Viejo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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