As with many unique things about the Island of El Hierro, its capital city Valverde is the only capital city in the Canary Island Archipelago that is not on the coast.
This breathtakingly beautiful municipality of Lanzarote lies on the west coast, less than half an hour from most resorts, and is a wonderful place to venture for a day out and soak up the essence of this volcanic island´s culture, traditions, art and rural fiestas.
Sun, sand and sea is often what springs to mind when people think of Tenerife.
These days, old town Vegueta in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city is rather sedate.
La Palma has witnessed half a dozen volcanic eruptions over the last few centuries, and the one in 1949 produced some fascinating terrain for hikers.
“Today you´ll discover the natives secret of how they survived on the island, the capital and a wonder immersed in the ocean.”
If you are looking for a life lived outdoors, Lanzarote is the perfect place.
The mid-morning coffee-break is an integral part of Spanish working life, and Santa Cruz de La Palma is a great place for rubbing shoulders with the locals during their elevenses…
Like many of the Canary Islands, El Hierro celebrates its own unique festival every four years: “La Bajada de La Virgin de Los Reyes”.