1. Spain
  2. Gran Canaria
  3. Las Palmas

Las Palmas: Sacred Mountains, Artenara, and Tejeda

Product ID: 229165
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Visit the charming villages and stunning and green landscapes of Gran Canaria. With your local guides, you will encounter Moya, Fontales, Artenara and Tejeda.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:15 AM
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Spanish, English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Tejeda Village
  • Witness the Artenara aboriginal cave dwelling complex
  • Take unique panoramics from important volcanic canyons
  • Visit the recently-opened Risco Caido Museum with its replica of a typical cave dwelling
Full description
After departing from Las Palmas, you will depart to visit the charming villages and stunning green landscapes of Gran Canaria, quoted by all as a “Continent in Miniature”.

You will visit Moya, complete with the Tomás Morales´Museum (a local representative of modernism), and a birthplace house dating from the 18th century. Continue through the Fontanales region across the grazing areas, to reach the viewpoint of the crater of the Gáldar pines and the Black Mountain range. Visit the Museum and a replica of a Risco Caído cave-dwelling, recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Your next stop Artenara is one of the highest villages in the Canary Islands and is home to many cave houses. Following a short break for lunch, you will finish your tour with a visit to Tejeda, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. It boasts impressive views of the Bentaya and Roque Nublo rocks, and is also famous for its almond candy production.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop off from Las Palmas (for those coming from the south, take the bus directly to the San Telmo bus station, your meeting point will be at the Hotel Parque)
  • Entrance to the Risco Caido Museum
  • Small group and exclusive tour
  • Official tour guides (licensed)
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch is not included, but your guide will help recommend to you some local restaurants
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

HOTEL ASTORIA HOTEL REINA ISABEL HOTEL AC MARRIOT GRAN CANARIA HOTEL CRISTINA HOTEL SANTA CATALINA HOTEL PARQUE PLAZA DE LAS RANAS

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• This tour involves quite a bit of time on mountain roads
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Product ID: 229165