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Guide to visiting the Timanfaya National Park

Recommendations and tips

  • Try to avoid the middle hours like 11am to 2pm. Some days it’s saturated at 10am. Early or last hour visit is recommended. Some days the wait may be longer than 2 hours and you are not allowed to get out of the car.
    There are usually less crowds on weekends.
  • Bring a jacket or coat if you can, given the altitude above sea level and the wind, the thermal sensation can change drastically even when the coastal area is hot.
  • Take water and food in the car in case the waiting time is long. Please note that there are no toilets available until you reach the car park.
  • The average visit once the car is parked is usually between an hour and an hour and a half. geothermal demonstrations how to the restaurant.
  • When visiting the Timanfaya National Park on your own you will hardly have the information and understanding of the place that if you visit with an organized excursion with a Timanfaya guide. The information given during the Volcanoes Route is limited to the reproduction of an audio in Spanish, English and German.
  • Visiting hours are from 09:30 to 15:45.
    Summer hours until September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the last visit allowed is at 4:30 p.m.

  • The best day for the visit is Sunday

  • Adult price: €12
    Lower price: €6 (7 to 12 years old)

  • The average duration of the visit is 1 hour and a half once parked on the Islet of Hilario.

These are some of the volcanic landscapes that you will be able to see along the Route of the Volcanoes

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Alineamiento de cráteres

Crater allingment

Volcán el 'Corazoncillo'

‘Corazoncillo’ volcano

Ruta de los volcanes

Volcanes route

Ruta de los volcanes

Road to Timanfaya volcano

View to ‘Corazoncillo’ volcano

Hot tube water demonstration

Vista del volcán el 'Corazoncillo'

Ornito el ‘Manto de la virgen’

Valle de la tranquilidad

Valley of tranquility spot

Volcán 'Nuevo' o 'Chinero'

Last volcano eruption

Tubo volcánico

Volcanic tube


Fig trees among volcanoes



Vista Oeste desde 'Montaña rajada'

South west view behind ‘Cracked mountain’

Montaña rajada en Lanzarote

‘Cracked mountain’

Demonstraciones geotérmicas

Geothermal demonstrations

Natural oven at El Diablo Restaurant

Located on the Islet of Hilario where you can taste grilled meats and vegetables cooked by the temperature naturally emitted from the subsoil. Available from 12 noon.