Betancuria attractions

Top Choice Church in Betancuria

Iglesia de Santa María

This lovely church dates from 1620 and has a magnificent stone floor, carved wooden ceiling and an elaborate baroque altar. Don’t miss the sacristy with its display of vestments, altar ware and carved wooden ceiling…
Museum in Betancuria

Museo Arqueológico de Betancuria

Archaeology buffs should check out this modest but absorbing museum that concentrates on the indigenous Guanche tribes and features a skeleton that was found in a local tomb which is thought to be between 600 and 10…
Viewpoint in Betancuria

Mirador de Morro Velosa

This viewpoint a couple of kilometres north of Betancuria offers mesmerising views across the island’s weird, disconsolate moonscape. You can stop at the bar located here, with its large picture windows and exhibiti…
Museum in Betancuria

Casa Santa María

This place is unabashedly tourist-orientated but still worth visiting. The German owner, Reiner Loos, bought the original rambling building in the 1990s and spent several years collecting traditional handicrafts and…