Mount Teide sits In the middle of the Island of Tenerife, where it stands is 3718 meters high and is the highest mountain in Spain. It is also the third largest ocean-island volcano in the world and is still active, although the last eruption occurred in 1909. Access to the summit is either by foot for which a permit is needed or by cable car which costs 25 euro per person which carrys you almost to the summit.
On a clear day, the views are breathtaking in one direction Gran Canaria in the other La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Teide is the Canary Islands most visited tourist attraction and must not be missed as many hotels as well as excursion operators such as Canarias.com can book the day trips for you. Viajes Teide is a company that provides excursions to the National Park of Teide by picking you up at your hotel and bringing you up and showing you around Mount Teide.