Notices - Visit La Palma


ROADS (updated on May 31, 2023)

Due to the installation of essential services, the La Laguna - Las Norias highway is closed from Thursday, June 1 until further notice, between the section from the Glorieta to Las Norias. The LP-215 “Tazacorte-La Laguna” road and the new La Costa road are established as an alternative detour.

Due to works at the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory, the total closure of the circulation of the LP-403 highway “Access to the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory” will be scheduled from Monday, May 8 to Thursday, June 15 from the access barrier to the Residence, from Monday to Friday, except holidays and weekends, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Outside of that time slot, the passage through traffic lights or signalers will be controlled, making intermittent cuts, modifying their location as the work progresses.

Due to the conditioning of the LP-1 highway in the LP-118 "Barranco El Jorado, Tijarafe" section, between kilometer points 86+740 and 86+990, there will be various cuts according to time slots:

  • Total closure of the road to traffic at km 87 (Barranco El Jorado): 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Full opening of the road: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Open road with alternative traffic in cuts managed by signalmen: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Opening of the road: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Total closure of the road to traffic at km 87 (Barranco El Jorado): 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Open road with alternative traffic managed by traffic lights: from 6:30 p.m. on and on weekends.

This situation will remain in principle THREE MONTHS.

TRAILS (updated on May 2, 2023).

The self-guided trail to the Cubo de La Galga and to the Somada Alta Viewpoint is now operational. For more information, consult:

La Palma Trail Network:

Facebook Punto de Información Ambiental del Cubo de La Galga:

Trails that remain totally or partially closed::

PR LP 02.1: El Corchete closed.

PR LP 02.3: Barranco de la Madera closed.

PR LP 05.1: Cubo de La Galga. Only the self-guided route is open, from the Environmental Information Point to the second bridge (round trip). You cannot continue to the Somada Alta Viewpoint.

PR LP 06: Closed due to risk of landslides. Open only the section Visitor Center - Espigón Atravesado viewpoint

PR LP 13.1: Closed between the La Cumbrecita viewpoint to the camping area.

PR LP 14.1: Closed.

PR LP 20: Closed between Las Goteras and Briestas.

SL EP 101, 103, 104, 105, 107: Closed.

For further and more specific information have a look at this website

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