- Half-day northern Gran Canaria tour from Las Palmas
- Visit the captivating Canaria village of Teror for a walking tour
- See the Baroque Basilica de la Virgen del Pino with a guide
- Explore the city of Arucas and visit a local rum distillery and banana farm
- Discover hundreds of tropical plants and flowers at the Botanical Garden of the Canaries
What You Can Expect
From Teror, travel to the elegant city of Arucas. See the Neo-Gothic church of Iglesia de San Juan with its Gaudi-esque spires as well as cultural sights such as the local rum distillery and banana farm. After admiring some of the sights and learning about the town’s history and culture, continue to the Botanical Garden of the Canaries (Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo), a place named in honor of the famous Spanish cleric José Viera y Clavijo.
Head inside to explore the herbaceous gardens and beds of rare and colorful plants with your guide. Covering an area of more than 27 acres (11 hectares), the site is one of the largest botanical gardens in Spain. Up to 500 tropical plants from the islands as well as various other species from around the world can be found within the site, and your guide will point out the most interesting varieties.
After browsing the vibrant array of flowers and plants, return to your minivan, and then finish your tour with a drop-off at your hotel.
Fantastic tour. Franc our guide was so friendly and knowledgeable. He went out of his way to make the day really enjoyable for us. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone staying in Las Palmas.
Bruno and Frans were FANTASTIC tour guides! They had a vast amount of historical knowledge of Gran Canaria and all of the villages we visited. They are incredibly inviting and create a comfortable fun-filled environment. We tasted local food and drink from each place at no cost and without fail, were impressed by the beauty of everything we saw.
Fran was our guide for the day, and he did a great job of explaining the local history and connections to the United States. Our trip was Dec. 26 and a few of the normal stops were closed. the only