Incredible places to visit in La Palma, in the Canary Islands

Known as “The Beautiful Island” of the Canary Islands, it will catch you thanks to its landscapes full of geographical accidents such as numerous volcanoes, beaches, forests full of life thanks to its native vegetation and fauna, that will make you feel free and enjoy the fresh air. Here we leave you with a tour of some of the most impressive places to visit in La Palma in 5 days!

1. Roque de los Muchachos

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The summit of the island, a peak of 2426 m, is a great point where La Palma and the Caldera de Taburiente rest and where you can also see neighboring islands such as El Hierro and La Gomera.

Roque de los Muchachos is accompanied by 7 other peaks that act as a wall and that allow you to observe clouds at your feet.

You will also find the Astronomical Observatory, with the characteristics of this place it is a perfect to observe the spectacle of the stars and constellations; in addition to its telescope system with 14.

2. Porís de la Candelaria

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Porís de la Candelaria is a very picturesque and beautiful town embedded in a sea cave where only a few privileged can live. From their houses they have private access to the different coves and beaches in the area with clear and clean waters perfect for water activities.

3. Salinas de Fuencaliente y faro de Fuencaliente

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Colour impact between the white of the saltworks and the gray of the cliffs. Here is the well-known Fuencaliente Lighthouse which “survived” the eruption of the Teneguía volcano.

At the foot of the lighthouse, you will find the “Salinas de Fuencaliente” created in the 60s, they are part of the Teneguía and the Cumbre Vieja natural parks and have been declared a natural space in the Canary Islands.

Depending on the time of day, the contrast of the blue of the Atlantic and the sky, the white of the salt and the volcanic black floors make an impressive mix of colors, where it is also highly recommended to enjoy the sunset.

A well-known product is the marine salts of Teneguía.

4. Playa y charcos de Echentive

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Next to the lighthouse and the “Salinas de Fuencaliente”, also formed thanks to the Teneguía volcano, is the Echentive beach, a volcanic beach, with black sand and completely virgin.

At one end of the beach, pools of crystalline waters have been formed that fill up when the sea rises and that in the future they will try to take advantage of to make a spa thanks to the thermal properties of the waters and that they have called as the Holy Fountain.

5. Caldera de Taburiente

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Declared a National Park, La Caldera de Taburiente is an essential destination to see on the Island of La Palma. Surrounded by vegetation such as the Canarian Pine forests, a native species of the area, you can take countless hiking routes where you will discover extraordinary places such as Taburiente beach, the Los Brecitos viewpoint, many streams that reach the ocean through the “Barranco de las Angustias”.

One of its most representative beauties that you should know within the Caldera de Taburiente is the Cascada de Colores, which I will explain to you below.

6. Cascada de colores de la Caldera de Taburiente

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This small waterfall is located on one of the routes of the Caldera de Taburiente, through the Barranco de las Angustias.

You cannot miss this wonder of nature, A colored wall by the iron that makes up the water and that combines with the moss, the black volcanic ground and the vegetation with different green tones of the place.

Obligatory stop in our what to see in La Palma in 5 days!

7. Playa de Nogales

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Considered the most beautiful beach on La Palma, it joins the blue ocean with volcanic colors. This beach of about 600m in length, is surrounded by totally vertical cliffs that cover the sun in the early afternoon, so the best time to enjoy it is in the morning.

Beach with clear waters but with dangerous and strong stream, so it is not recommended to get away from the seashore.

To get there you must walk a small path that begins in Puntalla and takes you directly to the sea.



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