Guinate

Guinate

Guinate is a small town located in the north of Lanzarote, sheltered by the Los Helechos volcano and the mountain landscape par excellence of Lanzarote, with beautiful ridges and balconies overlooking the sea .

What to see

Its church, in honor ofOur Lady of Lourdesand enjoying the views from the Mirador de Guinate are undoubtedly the essential activities to do in Tabayesco. The viewpoint is a perfect stop to see the Chinijo Archipelago in an exceptional way. It is a window to the Atlantic Ocean, where only the lucky ones who visit the island can enjoy.

A little further north, located in one of the highest altitudes on the island (about 400 m), the Mirador del Río is one of the most impressive works of the artist César Manrique. It belongs to the set of tourist centers created by the artist, and in it you can enjoy the best views of the Chinijo Archipelago and the River, a narrow strip of sea that separates Lanzarote from La Graciosa and the rest of islets. This building is a clear example of the synergy between architecture and nature that characterizes the conejera island, since its volcanic walls and bejeques will make it seem that you are on the Famara cliff viewing the landscape.

Festivities

The town of Guinate celebrates its patron saint festivities in honor of Our Lady of Lourdes the first fortnight of February. If what you want is to learn the native games of the island, discover its folklore and savor the most traditional gastronomy, attending any of the activities that take place on these days will be a must. the perfect occasion for it.

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