Tajuya Viewpoint

Tajogaite Viewpoint in La Palma: Epicenter of Observation during the September 19th, 2021 Tajogaite Volcano Eruption. Located at Plaza de la Iglesia de Tajuya in El Paso municipality, it became a vital vantage point for witnessing nature’s awe-inspiring power.

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Tajuya Viewpoint in La Palma: Window to Tajogaite Volcano and Information Epicenter

This La Palma volcano viewpoint drew crowds during the event, emerging as the live broadcast hub for media outlets and hosting the National Geographic Institute for several months. Particularly on weekends, numerous visitors gazed at the Tajogaite in La Palma with a blend of awe and respect, appreciating the natural beauty of the phenomenon, but also feeling sorrow and helplessness for those who lost their homes and possessions under the molten lava.

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Following the Lava Flow that Swept All to the Sea

From the Tajogaite Viewpoint, one can witness the imposing new La Palma volcano and the lava flow that reached the coast, resulting in the obliteration of roads, factories, and entire neighborhoods, like Todoque. The view from this La Palma volcano viewpoint is especially poignant for those familiar with these stunning areas before the eruption in La Palma’s Cumbre Vieja.

How to Get to Tajuya Viewpoint without a map


The viewpoint is located on a bend in the main Lp3 road in El Paso municipality. It isn’t signposted as such, but it’s the Plaza of the Parroquia de la Sagrada Familia, recognizable by its yellow color from the road. Exercise caution when entering the nearby parking area as it is positioned on a curve.


Take route no. 300: Santa Cruz de La Palma – Los Llanos de Aridane. The bus stop is right in front of the church.


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