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01-11-2016 / Guide

Top 10 places you have to see on Lanzarote

Łukasz Rosa

Photo by Lviatour

Lanzarote is a Spanish island, the easternmost of the autonomous Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 125 km (78 mi) off the coast of Africa and 1,000 km (621 mi) from the Iberian Peninsula. Lanzarote is the third most populous island of the Canary Islands, after Tenerife and Gran Canaria. - Read more in Wikipedia.

10. Timanfaya National Park

Is a Spanish national park in the southwestern part of the island of Lanzarote, Canary Islands. It covers parts of the municipalities Tinajo and Yaiza. The area is 51.07 square kilometres (19.72 sq mi). The parkland is entirely made up of volcanic soil. The statue "El Diablo" by César Manrique is its symbol. - Read more in Wikiedia.

Photo of Timanfaya National Park - Gernot Keller

9. La Graciosa

Graciosa Island is a volcanic island in the Canary Islands of Spain, located 2 km (1.2 mi) north of the island of Lanzarote across the strait named El Río. It was formed by the Canary hotspot. The island is part of the Chinijo Archipelago and the Chinijo Archipelago Natural Park (Parque Natural del Archipiélago Chinijo). It is administrated by the municipality of Teguise. The only two settlements are Caleta de Sebo in the southeastern part of the island and summer-residence Casas de Pedro Barba. - Read more in Wikipedia.

Photo of La Graciosa - big-ashb

8. Haria

Haria is a charming, very neat, agricultural village located in a valley called the "Valley of a Thousand Palms" in the north of Lanzarote.

Photo of Haria - Joan Campderrós-i-Canas

7. La Geria

In the central part of the island, between the villages of Mozaga and Yaiza, it is one of the most beautiful landscapes on Lanzarote - La Geria.

Photo of La Geria - Tony Hisgett

6. Playa Famara

Famara beach is a wild beach good for water sports such as surfing, bodyboarding, windsurfing and kite surfing, thanks to its constant winds and waves.

Photo of Playa Famara - Enric Rubio Ros

5. Casa Museo del Campesino

Casa Museo del Campesino (Peasant House Museum) is one of the works of Cesar Manrique, a prominent lanzarote architect and artist. A collection of items relating to the culture of Lanzarote and life in the countryside, photo workshops of local artisans and exhibition of their work, wine bar and restaurant, all set in lanzarote village.

Photo of Casa Museo del Campesino - Frank Vincentz

4. Cesara Manrique Foundation

Tahiche is a small village located 6 km north of Arrecife is known primarily thanks to the famous artist Cesar Manrique, who built his house, and then formed its foundation named after his name - Fundación César Manrique.

Photo of Cesara Manrique Foundation - Alexander Hauck

3. Cueva de los verdes

Cueva de los Verdes is part of the world's longest lava tunnel, part of which was made available to the public. It was formed by a volcanic eruption of Monte Corona.

Photo of Cueva de los Verdes - Andrew Wilkinson

2. Mirador del Rio

Miror de Rio is a beautifully located restaurant with fabulous, panoramic views and the famous balcony. It was built and designed by the Cesar Manrique.

Photo of Mirador del Rio - Dario Garavini

1. Papagayo Beach

Papagayo is the most famous, Paradise beach on Lanzarote. It is located in the eastern part of Playa Blanca.

Photo of Papagayo - Lviatour

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