Top things to do in Northeast Tenerife

Top Choice Canarian in La Laguna

Guaydil

You can't go wrong at this delightful contemporary restaurant with its punchy, playful decor. Dishes are deftly executed, exquisitely presented and sensibly priced. One tip – if ordering a salad, ask for a half port…
Top Choice Museum in La Laguna

Museo de la Historia de Tenerife

The documents, maps, artefacts and descriptions are interesting enough at this museum, but the 16th-century mansion itself is noteworthy with its elaborately carved wooden gallery and lovely patio. Don't miss the tw…
Museum in Tacoronte & Around

Casa del Vino La Baranda

This museum, located in a traditional Canarian country house in El Sauzal, is devoted to wine and its production and also offers wine tasting for a nominal cost. It’s a charming place, with some beautiful views of E…
Convent in La Laguna

Convento de Santa Clara

Of all the convents in La Laguna, this is the most interesting, renowned for its beautiful lattice-work wooden balcony and cloister. The museum covers nine rooms and contains some of the most precious artworks and a…
Church in La Laguna

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Concepción

Constructed in 1502, one of the island's earliest churches has subsequently undergone many changes. Elements of Gothic and plateresque styles can still be distinguished and the finely wrought wooden Mudéjar (Islamic…
Canarian in La Laguna

La Casa de Oscar

This place always has a great buzz, particularly at weekends when the tables are packed with exuberant local families tucking into dishes like grilled tuna in a coriander-spiked sauce, spicy sausage omelette or gril…
Cathedral in La Laguna

Catedral

This cathedral was completely rebuilt in 1913. A fine baroque retable in the chapel is dedicated to the Virgen de los Remedios and dates from the 16th century. Other highlights include some impressive paintings by C…
Food in La Laguna

El Rincon Extremeño

A good place to buy jamón ibérico de bellota (from acorn-fed black pigs) priced at around €40 a kilo. Other less expensive hams are also available, either a whole leg or, if this equals a worrying protuberance from …
Lebanese in La Laguna

Capricho Libanés

This tiny place holds just a few tables, but they are normally full of happily chomping locals here for the tasty and authentic Lebanese food. Expect all the familiar dishes like hummus, felafel, tabbouleh and kebab…
Spanish in La Laguna

Tasca La Carpintería

You may have to blink a few times if you're coming in from the sunlight, as the dining room is dimly lit with dark burgundy walls. The menu errs on the traditional side and is resolutely meaty with good wholesome di…