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Pico de Teide

Listed under Volcanoes in Spain.

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Teide is part of a National Park and has a public road running across it's caldera, allowing visitors easy access to within about 250 metres of the summit. You can also ride most of the way up it in a cable car. To go to the very top you need a permit, but it's free. It's pretty exciting to get close to because Pico del Teide frequently spurts sulphurous gasses from vents near the summit.

Written by  Hamish Holl.

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