‘Astronomy Tours’ has been previously known as ‘AstroLaPalma‘. It has been launched as an AstroTourism business with an even wider scope of astronomy-related activities.
Our team at ‘Astronomy Tours’ has been well-known for organising astronomy tours on La Palma, Canary Islands, since 2013. The team is led by the enthusiastic AstroPhysicist Ana García and consists of both experienced guides for regular activities and external experts for specific tasks. All members of the team have experience in astronomical instrumentation, public outreach, teaching and amateur astronomy. This experience has been gained in both Spain and various others countries.
Ana García is an AstroPhysicist with a PhD in Science. She is a member of the AstroTourism Entrepreneur Group & AstroTourism Board on La Palma; the founder of AstroLaPalma and Astronomy Tours, the largest AstroTourism business on La Palma; the founder of the AstroMaster La Palma photography workshops; since 2013 the collaborator in AstroCamp Ventures SL for managing visits to the Observatorio del Roque de Los Muchachos; and the organiser of the AstroFest La Palma in 2015 & 2018.
Certificates of Excellence on Tripadvisor (5*) have been issued for every year since 2013 for ‘Astronomy Tours’ s predecessor AstroLaPalma. The team also contributed to La Palma being awarded the ‘Plaque for Merit in Tourism for Emerging Destinations’ (2014) given by the Government of Spain’& Best National option for Active Tourism issued at Fitur 2018. Ana García, has repetedly being mentioned on press and specialised magazines.
We are all fully committed to continue to provide the best service to astronomy enthusiasts of all levels with a wide range of astronomical activities.
Happy Stargazing from your ‘Astronomy Tours’ Team!