Teguise - Worth a visit

      Archaeological excavations

      'La Quesera' (Zonzamas).

      Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las Nieves church

      With a wonderful view of the surrounding landscape.

      Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Miraflores church (also referred to as 'Iglesia de San Francisco')

      Museum of religious art. With Moorish ornaments and a sculpture of St Francis of Assisi.

      César Manrique foundation

      The house in Taro (Tahíche) where the internationally known artist César Manrique lived.

      Castillo de Santa Bárbara fortress (16th century)

      Home to the Piracy Museum

      El Patio agricultural museum

      tradition, agriculture and nature – a journey through time.

      Cactus garden

      Created by César Manrique and displaying an outstanding diversity of cacti.

      Island of La Graciosa

      Sized 29 km² and with approx. 800 inhabitants. The straits of El Río separate the island from Lanzarote to the north. From the harbour of Órzola you can take a boat to the small harbour of Caleta de Sebo in La Graciosa.

      Chinijo archipelago

      In addition to La Graciosa this group of islands includes the rocky islands of Montaña Clara, Alegranza, Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste, also known as 'Roque del Infierno'.

      Playas de Famara beaches

      About 6 km long and with few visitors. Suitable for windsurfing, kite surfing and body boarding. Ends at the imposing cliffs of Riscos de Famara.

      Caleta de Famara

      A village in the south of the Playas de Famara. For surfing enthusiasts.


      A village full of houses without windows in the Moorish tradition.


      this village is home to the chapel of Perpetuo Socorro (16th century) and numerous windmills. The last volcanic eruptions in Lanzarote took place here.

      La Vegueta

      with splendid pillars and the chapel of Virgen de la Regla in Yuco.

      Mercadillo flea market

      Held every Sunday in Teguise from 9:00 to 14:00 hrs. One of the most important flea markets in the Canary Islands, featuring handicrafts, ceramics, basket weaving, leather goods, organic products, cheese, wine and art.