Garachico attractions

Park in Garachico

Parque de la Puerta de Tierra

Another rare remnant of Garachico's volcanic activity is in the cute and lovingly well-tended Parque de la Puerta de Tierra, just off Plaza Juan González (aka Plaza Pila), where the Puerta de Tierra (Land Gate) is a…
Square in Garachico

Plaza Libertad

The soul of Garachico is the main Plaza Libertad, with its towering palm trees, heritage buildings, cafe tables and lively atmosphere. Here old men in flat caps play cards or dominoes, surrounded by sauntering coupl…
Castle in Garachico

Castillo de San Miguel

This squat stone fortress by the sea was built in the 16th century and contains photos and explanations of the area’s flora and fauna, as well as a chronological history of Garachico. Climb the tower for excellent v…
Church in Garachico

Iglesia de Santa Ana

Near the Plaza Libertad is the evocative and gorgeous Iglesia de Santa Ana, with a dominating white bell tower, original 16th-century doors, a lovely wooden ceiling and a museum. You can climb the bell tower for the…
Museum in Garachico

Convento de San Francisco

There is plenty to see at this eclectic museum located in a 16th-century convent with a beautiful cloistered interior. Exhibits range from geology and the island's volcanic history (with multimedia installations) to…