Lanzarote North Route

Lanzarote North Route

It is recommended to start this route in Teguise, the old capital of Lanzarote. Taking the road in the direction of Haría, you pass through Los Valles, a small agricultural town where the Casa de los Peraza is located, which once passed, give way to the Wind Farm of the same name. Shortly after, a leafy valley with thousands of palm trees comes into view: Haría.

Taking the north road again, past the town of Máguez, the Corona Volcano emerges. Soon you reach the town of , next to which is the Mirador del Río. It is located on top of the Famara Massif, blending into its surroundings, from which you can see a panoramic view of the group of islets located to the north of Lanzarote, called the Chinijo Archipelago.

To the north is Órzola, a fishing village from whose pier you can access the island of La Graciosa via a regular shipping line. It is famous for the quality of its fish. On leaving Órzola, following the road, you come to the Jameos de Agua, another must-see. Its interior is a cool oasis, with natural and artificial pools, which contains an auditorium made in a volcanic cave.

Very close to it is the Cueva de los Verdes, of volcanic origin used by the ancient population of the island as a refuge from pirate attacks, which is only 2 km away in a guided tour lasting 1 hour.

The route leads to Arrieta and Punta Mujeres, two coastal towns suitable for stopping along the way and tasting fish. The Cactus Garden is the last stop. Created by César Manrique, it shows 1,500 cacti of 1,000 different species in a spectacular stone enclosure, arranged in the manner of a Roman amphitheater.

  • Chinijo Archipelago

    Chinijo Archipelago

    Group of islets formed by La Graciosa, Alegranza and Montaña Clara, together with Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste or from hell.

  • Risco de Famara

    Risco de Famara

    The Riscos de Famara, with their impressive vertical walls, are the main mountain massif of Lanzarote, in the north of the island.

  • Jardin de Cactus

    Jardin de Cactus

    Original space unparalleled in world gardening, it contains 1,500 cacti of more than 1,000 species from all over the world. planet a stone enclosure, as a Roman amphitheater.

  • Mirador del Rio

    Mirador del Rio

    Original construction dug into the ground and blended into the environment , offers a panoramic view of a group of islets located to the north of Lanzarote.

  • Peraza House-Museum

    Peraza House-Museum

    Built in the s. XV, preserves the simplicity of the popular architecture of Lanzarote. Currently it serves to expose the characteristics of daily life on the island in the 18th century.

  • Cueva de los Verdes

    Cueva de los Verdes

    Grotto volcano of several km in length, created by the incandescent lava during its journey. The ancient inhabitants used it as a refuge.

  • Jameos del Agua

    Jameos del Agua

    An underground oasis of abundant and varied vegetation, incorporates an auditorium built in a volcanic cave and an interpretation center on the world@#%s volcanoes.

  • Natural Monument of La Corona

    Natural Monument of La Corona

    It covers a large part of the northeastern end of the island and is product of the eruptive activity of the volcano of the same name, giving rise to a very attractive landscape