Caleta de Fuste
Bentacuria & Around
Wonderfully lush, this pretty hamlet is tucked into the protective folds of the basalt hills and is a patchwork of dry-stone walls, palm trees and simple whitewashed cottages. Lording over it all is a magnificent 17th-century church and courtyard Jean de Béthencourt thought this the ideal spot to set up house in 1405, so he had living quarters and a chapel built.
Around Caleta de Fuste
This is one of the larger inland villages but it’s a fairly dull place with not much to retain you, aside from a quick dip into the 18th-century Nuestra Señora de Antigua (10am-2pm). One of the island’s oldest churches, it has a pretty pink-and-green painted altar. Scarcely 1km north of here is the Molino de Antigua (928 87 80 41; adult/under 12yr €1.80/0.