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Roque Nublo

 

“Worshiped moonrock, in your shadow I have born, in your shadow I want to live” – those words, dedicated to Roque Nublo in a anthem of the island.

A huge 80 metres high rock, is a pride of Gran Canaria. In the height of 1,803 metres this volcanic monolith captures the attention from far away. For the hiking lovers it is a nice place to have a good walk, as well as for any kind of visitors.

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The access is very easy – only 30 minute walk up from the nearest parking place to see the peak and all its surroundings. A breathtaking view – you can see the island from above, the city, the ocean. If you are lucky, in a sunny day you might see the highest peak in the Canary islands, and third highest volcano in the world – Teide in Tenerife.

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It is one of the biggest rocks in the world! The name means The Rock in The Clouds, meaning that it is so high that reaches the clouds!

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Map

In a map you can see two ways of going to Roque Nublo.

From north – Las Palmas to Roque Nublo, or from south – Maspalomas to Roque Nublo.


View Roque Nublo in a larger map


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