Hermigua attractions

Museum in Hermigua

Museo Etnográfico de La Gomera

Housed in a handsome 20th-century building with maroon trim, this two-storey ethnographic museum explores the island's natural resources and ecosystems through topics such as fishing, forestry, agriculture, farming …
Museum in Hermigua

Parque Etnográfico Los Telares

A reconstructed 19th-century gofio (roasted Canarian grain) mill sits at the heart of this multifaceted private ethnographic centre, which also takes in a traditional, self-sufficient organic orchard and a gallery s…
Beach in Hermigua

Playa de la Caleta

The best beach in the Hermigua area, 5km northeast of town, Playa de la Caleta is one of northern La Gomera's prettiest black-pebble beaches. Framed by rocky headlands, it has fabulous views across the water to Tene…
Church in Hermigua

Convento de Santo Domingo

At the heart of Hermigua's original village, just off Plaza Victoriano Darias Montesinos, this 16th-century church and monastery contains an intricately carved Mudéjar ceiling and is topped by a stone bell tower.
Beach in Hermigua

Playa de Santa Catalina

Backed by rippling banana plantations and feeling a little abandoned, Hermigua's rocky black beach is usually a bit too rough for swimming (the odd surfer pops by for a wave or two), but it does have a natural saltw…
Church in Hermigua

Iglesia de la Encarnación

The town's central warm-yellow church dates back to the 17th century but wasn't completed until the mid-20th, partly due to the fact that the original construction crumbled in the 18th century.