Volcanic Eruption News - Visit La Palma

Volcanic Eruption News

The historic moment that placed La Palma at the center of all eyes on September 19, has come to an end. The volcanic eruption officially ceased on December 25 and is now entering a phase of degassing and cooling lava flows.

The island has the youngest territory in Spain and a new aspect in a portion of its territory, which reminds us of the volcanic origin of the Canary Islands.

In these last 3 months nature, our greatest treasure and icon, has shown all its strength and power

A period in which we have received, in different ways, all your support, affection, solidarity and help. And we will be eternally grateful for it.

The volcano could not destroy the beauty of La Palma and the thousand reasons that make it "La Isla Bonita".

Now begins the reconstruction of that 10% of the island area affected by this natural phenomenon. For this reason, it is not yet possible to access certain areas affected by the volcano.

Guided and authorized tours will take you close to the new volcano for both, local people and visitors If you are a visitor, contact any of these private firms.. If you are a local, register at this website

Likewise, the following points will offer you a panoramic view not only of the volcano but of the lava flows, as well Fire Pipes, Monument to Fatima, Plaza Iglesia de Tajuya, Benahoarita archaeological museum, Mirador del Castillo de la Virgen, Puerto de Tazacorte beach,

The south and west of the island are already connected thanks to a (still) track and unpaved road across the lava flows formed by the recent eruption, from Las Norias to La Laguna. We thoroughly request you to follow indications when driving here.

Inhabitants on the island are working hard to get back to normal as soon as possible. In the meantime, we ask you to continue to respect the indications and to enjoy everything else that this island has to offer you because, remember… for a thousand reasons… Beautiful.

From the bottom of our hearts… thank you so much for being there. We look forward to welcoming you on LA PALMA, LA ISLA BONITA ”.

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