Candelaria attractions

Church in Candelaria

Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Candelaria

This large domed church dates from 1959 and sits at the edge of the town centre, overlooking a rocky beach and flanked by a plaza where nine huge statues of Guanche warriors stand guard. During the official festivit…
Museum in Candelaria

Centro Alferero de Candelaria

Just past the Basilica, steps lead up the right-hand side to the signposted Centro Alferero de Candelaria, a small pottery museum which still throw pots by hand, plus a shop where you buy the typical red pots, inclu…