Base del Teide

Base del Teide

Base del Teide is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.356m (7,729ft) above the sea level, located in Tenerife in the Canary Islands. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

The road to the summit is called TF-21. It’s asphalted but really steep, with sections up to 10.0%. At the summit there’s a cable car ride to Mt. Teide's summit, the highest point in Spain. There’s a free parking area for up to 220 vehicles, open from 9 am to 6 pm, and a rest area, coffee shop and self-service restaurant with splendid views of Teide National Park, a shop and public toilets.