News Travel Tourism: Partial Access Restrictions Lifted at Teide National Park in Tenerife
The forest fire that broke out in Tenerife on August 15th has now been stabilized, with only a section of Teide National Park still affected.
In a recent statement, Tenerife announced that the forest fire that ignited on August 15th has been successfully stabilized. Only a portion of Teide National Park remains affected. Visitors can now access the park from the south, up to the cable car area, and enjoy the numerous surrounding trails. However, access through La Esperanza, La Orotava, and La Subida a Los Loros, as well as several trails, remains closed to mitigate risks. Coastal activities continue without restrictions.
Telephone Assistance Service The main cities on the island, including the metropolitan area (comprising Santa Cruz and La Laguna), Arona, Adeje, Santiago del Teide, Guía de Isora, San Miguel de Abona, and Puerto de la Cruz, have continued to operate normally, as stated in the press release.
"Those who have visited the island in recent days have seen that Tenerife is a safe destination (…)," emphasizes the statement. The remarkable efforts of the firefighters have prevented any casualties, and the material damage incurred has not affected the homes of residents in the affected areas.
It's worth noting that the island's network of tourist information centers has established a telephone assistance service for visitors, available in both Spanish and English, at (+34) 922 255 433.