After 42 years, the “International Conference on Gas Geochemistry” (ICGG), held for the first time in France in 1982, will be held for the first time in Spain, more specifically in Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife, Canary Islands), organized by the Canary Islands Volcanological Institute (INVOLCAN, Instituto Volcanológico de Canarias) and the Environmental Research Division of the Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies (ITER).

From June 16th to 22th 2024, Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain) will host the ICGG16 conference, the only international conference fully dedicated to the gas geochemistry. It is considered a high-level international event to discuss the most recent progresses and findings of gas geochemistry and its application to a wide range of research fields.

The 16ICGG represents a great opportunity for scientists doing research on gas geochemistry from many different countries to enjoy a full immersion in science with exchanges and communications at international level all along the working week in the relaxing and confortable environment of the city of Puerto de la Cruz  (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain) at the foot of Teide volcano, one of the 16 Decade Volcanoes.

The venue of the 16ICGG will be at the «Island of Lago Martiánez» and additional activities will take place at the Sala Teatro Timanfaya (Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife) both sites are located at walking distance from the numerous accommodations selected by the organization.


If you plan to reach Puerto de la Cruz by taxi, consider that the approximate cost from the Tenerife South airport is 135€, while from the Tenerife North airport is 45€.

If you plan to reach the Puerto de la Cruz by bus:

• From Tenerife South: you can take the direct bus n.343 for 13.55€ or the bus n.10 to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, and from there, the buses 100, 102, or 103 to Puerto de la Cruz for a total cost of 14.60€. If you arrive late, you can take bus 711 to Santa Cruz de Tenerife and bus 103 to Puerto de la Cruz.

• From Tenerife North: you can take the bus n.30 for 4.75€

Additional information is available on the website of TITSA, the bus company of Tenerife
If you plan to rent a car, we recommend referring to the company CICAR