East Coast Tenerife attractions

Top Choice Church in Candelaria

Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Candelaria

This imposing 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. The church has an enthral…
Top Choice 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 and very informative pottery museum, where pots are still thrown by hand and without a wheel – the w…
Ruins in Güímar

Pirámides de Güímar

These six much-restored pyramid ruins made from lava stone explore an intriguing question: could the Canarios have had contact with America before Columbus famously sailed the ocean blue? This theory was developed b…
Museum in East Coast Tenerife

Archaeological & Ethnographical Museum of Agache

This modest museum in El Escobonal displays all kinds of odds and ends related to Guanche and island culture.