Daytime guided visit to the Teide Observatory

A full guided tour of the largest solar observatory in the world, you will come up amazed watching at the sun and stunned knowing the inside of a night telescope

25.57 EUR

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Entrance and guided visit to the observatoryProfessional Guides and astronomers certified by Starlight FundationInteraction with professional telescopes

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What To Expect
Did you know that the Teide Observatory discovered that the Sun has its own frequency and it beats, like a heart, every five minutes?

Tenerife is much more than just sun and beaches, it is also volcanoes and science. Enjoy a pleasant scientific experience with our guided visit to the Teide Observatory.
We are fortunate to have the largest solar observatory in the world! It started operating in 1964 and devotes its scientific activity to the observation of the solar system and robotic astronomy. Also, it has at its disposal a large number of solar and night telescopes, owned by different European countries.

With a duration of 90 minutes, you will receive information on the importance of the firmament, you will get to know the work of researchers, participate in an astrophysics workshop and observe sun spots and flares through solar telescopes. Also, you will visit the interior of a nocturnal telescope of which you will come out knowing its operation. Great. isn't it?
Activity Information

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  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Be at the meeting point at least 20 minutes before to the assigned timetable, the visiting staff will tell you how to proceed.

Bring your ID or passport.

Bring comfortable clothes, warm clothing and closed and comfortable shoes

Due to the sunlight exposure we recommend bringing water, sunscreen, cap and sunglasses

Walks within the Observatory area are carried out on gravel paths and at an altitude of 2,400 meters, we do not recommend visiting people with physical problems like: breathing disorders, heart diseases or anaemia

No children admitted under 8 years old

For climatological or safety reasons (snow, ice, landslides), visits may be canceled unexpectedly. In these cases we will return the total amount paid.

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  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified
  • Please arrive at the meet up location 10 minutes before scheduled departure
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