Rural idyll in the Gran Canaria mountains
Tejeda, is the central highlands of Gran Canaria, is an almond town; its famous, traditional desserts all contain this healthy nut. In the shade of Roque Nublo and surrounded by valleys, the town is tranquil and charming and the perfect place for a rural retreat far from bustle and stress. Let the beauty of the mountains and the natural beauty of the area soothe your troubles away.
The essence of a traditional Canarian town
Like many rural Canarian towns, Tejeda centres around its church. The surrounding streets are packed with whitewashed houses with red tile roofs and little gardens full of potted flowers. The town’s Museum of Traditions, in a typical traditional house, teaches you all about the rural ways of life in Tejeda throughout its history. Rural houses in Tejeda are the perfect place to spend a few days relaxing or walking the many paths in the area. There’s even a municipal swimming pool if you feel like a swim and a sunbathe.