The Canary Islands They are much more than luxury hotels. They are its beautiful beaches, its volcanoes, its spectacular natural landscapes, its gastronomy, its architecture, its people ... However, when we think of this vacation paradise, we often forget that it also hides some wonderful towns.
Today in Hard Hobbit To Break We want you to know some of the most beautiful towns in the Canary Islands. Do you want to join us?
Arucas, Gran Canaria
First of all, we are going to move to Gran Canaria to tell you about Arucas, a municipality that stands out for its values architectural and urban planning. In fact, its urban area was declared a Historic-Artistic Interest. In addition, it must be taken into account that it is located in a privileged location: on the side of a mountain of volcanic origin.
We continue our tour of the most beautiful towns of the Canary Islands in Fuerteventura, specifically in Betancuria. From its historic center, the church-cathedral of Santa María de Betancuria stands out, which was founded in the 15th century by Juan de Bethencourt; hence its name.
From Fuerteventura we moved to Lanzarote to visit Teguise, the old capital of Lanzarote. Declared an Architectural-Historical-Artistic Complex, the town offers a unique heritage, highlighting its noble, aristocratic and stately homes. You should visit buildings such as the Spínola Palace, the Hermitage of San Rafael or the Convent of San Francisco, among other constructions of interest.
Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote
Within the municipality of Teguise we find Caleta de Famara, which is located in an enclave of enormous beauty. Their houses stand out white with blue carpentry and, of course, the spectacular Risco de Famara, from where you can see a fantastic sunset.
Puerto de Mogán, Gran Canaria
We return to Gran Canaria to tell you about Mogán. From its beautiful town center you can enjoy fantastic views of the summits. You will also love its wonderful beaches, in addition to the Ravine of Arguineguín. Puerto de Mogán is actually an old fishing port full of houses that follow the canons of Canarian architecture.
La Orotova, Tenerife
In Tenerife we can also find towns of great beauty. One of the most beautiful is La Orotava, a historic villa located in a valley of banana trees. Here, too, the historic center has been declared a Monument of Historical-Artistic Interest. Among its most notable buildings are the parish of Nuestra Señora de la Concepción and the Casas de los Balcones.
San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera
We also want to tell you about San Sebastián de la Gomera, a town that is, as you may have guessed by the name, on La Gomera. In fact, it is the capital of the island. This place preserves important monuments and places of interest, such as the Pozo de la Aguada, the Torre del Conde or the church of La Asunción.
Santa Cruz de la Palma, La Palma
On the island of La Palma we find Santa Cruz de La Plama, a colonial town whose historical case has been declared a Historic-Artistic Site. Here you will find palaces, architecture houses traditional Canary Islands, colonial buildings ... In addition, it should not be forgotten that it preserves a unique marine flavor.
Teror, Gran Canaria
The municipality of Teror, in Gran Canaria, which stands out for being an important religious center, could not be missing from this list. And it is that there are many inhabitants of the islands who come to this place to worship the Virgen del Pino, who is the patron saint of the diocese from the Canary Islands. As it could not be otherwise, in its historic center you can find religious buildings and stately homes of great value.
Finally, we are going to talk about Garachico, a villa historical on the island of Tenerife. This beautiful place is full of constructions and monuments of artistic interest, such as the convents of San Francisco and Santo Domingo, the churches of Santa Ana and Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles or the Castillo de San Miguel.
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