Social Events


Two social events are planned

  • 19th of June, evening: Conference dinner
  • 20th of June, half day: Visit at Teide Observatory close to the CTA-North site, and tour of Mt. Teide National Park. Teide volcano is the Spanish highest peak (3.718 m) and the highest peak in the Atlantic Ocean with a height of 7500 m above the ocean floor.


Conference dinner

The dinner will be held in the main restaurant of Hotel Vallemar, starting at 21hr. Participants can choose a main course of meat, fish or vegetarian indicating your preference in the registration form.

The menu is shown below. If you have a problem of alergies, etc please let us know it by email to .




Exotic salad with nuts and prawns in honey and sour sauce

balsamic vinegar pudding with crispy sweet


Cream of leek and almond scented salmon with basil


Mango sorbet and apricot with a touch of passion fruit

Main course

Blossom Iberian pork tenderloin in port wine sauce with applecaramelized

vegetables flavored with Provence potato timbale gratin


Supreme cherne (fish) with saffron potatoes búcaro the Florentine




Soft lemon mousse with crunchy white chocolate sauce and green tea guava



Visit to Teide Observatory and Teide National Park



  • 12:30hr.  Departure by bus from the hotel. Trip to Teide Park via La Orotava road.
  • 13:30hr.  Arrival at El Portillo Visitors Centre. From here, accompanied by at least one interpreter guide. Tour of the Center and Botanical Gardens Annex.
  • 14:45hr.  Visit the Park, using the group's transportation and highway. Stop in a viewpoint.
  • 15:15hr.  Stop at viepoint  La Roulette - Roques de Garcia. Small walking tour.
  • 16:15hr.  Return to El Portillo.
  • 16:30hr.  Transfer to Izaña Observatory close to the CTA-North site.
  • 16:45hr.  Visit to Teide Observatory and tour within the Anisotropy of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) experiments including the QUIJOTE CMB
  • 17:45hr.  Return to Puerto de la Cruz.

A pick-nick box will we given to each participant including:

  • 1 baguette of ham cellar with tomato or 1 vegetarian baguette
  • 3 pieces of fruit
  • 1 bottle of water
  • 1 pastry

Social events are included in the registration fee.