Welcome to Artenara


In Artenara, it is all about caves. People live in caves, the restaurants are in caves, the town museum occupies a series of caves and if you want to spend the night in the area, you can even sleep in a casa rural based – you guessed it – in a cave. Check out www.artenatur.com for accommodation options. The sleepy town is overlooked by the Corazón de Jesus, a Rio-style (albeit much smaller) statue of Christ, arms outstretched.


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Panorama VIP Tour in Gran Canaria

Would you like to discover the most amazing spots in Gran Canaria? Do you want to know more about its customs and history? This multivan Tour will allow you to visit unique places such as Fataga, Tejeda, Artenara or Moya. You will be amazed by the views you will get to enjoy all along the route.The Tour starts in the south of Gran Canaria, in Fataga. There, you will have enough time to discover the surroundings and enjoy the views. Right after you will make a stop at Tirajana’s viewpoint, which is located in the region of San Bartolomé de Tirajana. Then, you will get to Ayacata and, subsequently, you will reach the highest point of the route which is Tejeda, one of the most important villages in the island. Tejeda is well-known for its center of medical plants where you will be able to taste some of their infusions.The route proceeds along Artenara and then you will arrive at Barranco Hondo, a famous ravine where you will find cave-houses and the Fátima chapel. You will stop again at Monte Pavón afterwards to take some panoramic pictures and, weather permitting, observe the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria together with El Teide (which is in Tenerife) both in the same frame.Soon after you will have your break in order to have lunch at a famous restaurant in the village of Fontanales. After lunch, the route continues down the Barranco de los Tilos de Moya, a ravine declared a Biosphere Reserve, until reaching Moya, where you will get the chance to see its church.To conclude, you will get back to the starting point in the south of the island throughout the north coast and across the Avenida Marítima. • Tour the island in a fully equipped multivan. • Enjoy a Canarian traditional lunch. • Visit unique places around the island. Pick-up Service:Pick-up at customer’s accommodation (valid for the south of the island only).

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Gran Canaria Green Mountains & Volcanic Canyons

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mirador de Unamuno, Artenara, Gran Canaria, Canary Islandsadmire views and lunchDuration: 1 hourStop At: Tomas Morales Museum-House, Moya, Gran Canaria, Canary Islandsgreat opportunity to see an emblematic canarian house from XVIII CenturyDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Roque Bentayga, Tejeda, Gran Canaria, Canary Islandsstop in Tejeda for relax and enjoy stunning views from HighpeaksDuration: 45 minutes