Top things to do in Northern La Gomera

Top Choice Museum in Hermigua

Museo Etnográfico

Housed in a handsome historical building, this two-storey museum covers the island's natural resources and ecosystems in exhibits that include fishing, forestry, agriculture and farming. There are also sections on c…
Canarian in Agulo

La Vieja Escuela

Located on a ridge in the Las Casas barrio (district) of town (once a hamlet in its own right) and a schoolhouse until 1968, grab a table on the panoramic terrace. Highlights on the menu include the fresh fish of th…
Beach in Alojera

Playa de Alojera

Pretty Playa de Alojera is no secret, but it’s rarely crowded. The sweeping, silty black beach is ideal for swimming – at least when there’s no swell; if a big swell is running, keep well away from the water. Cliffs…
Seafood in Hermigua

El Faro

Located high above Playa de la Caleta, this is where the locals come for seafood with the pescado del dia (fish of the day) being the best choice. Pastas are also on the menu if you have had enough of flapping fins.…
Canarian in Las Rosas

Restaurante Las Rosas

Las Rosas’ claim to fame is being the home of the Fred Olsen–owned Restaurante Las Rosas, which is a tourist magnet on the main highway and mainly attracts coach tours here to witness a live and entertaining demonst…
Canarian in Hermigua

Las Chácaras

This restaurant is a perennial favourite with visitors who come here to enjoy staunch traditional dishes, like lentil soup, goat stew and fried calamaris (squid). The owners take great pride in their homemade desser…
Canarian in El Cedro

Bar La Vista

This popular traditional place offers heartwarming local dishes and tapas, like papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes) and a tangy red mojo. It is also famed for its sopa de berros (watercress soup) served in a traditio…
Museum in Hermigua

Museo de Gofio

This is a reconstructed windmill where gofio (roasted grain used in place of bread in Canarian cuisine) was once ground. The tour takes in the museum, which concentrates on the local rural lifestyle and customs, as …
Tapas in Hermigua

Bar Pedro

With an outdoor terrace overlooking the banana groves, superb tapas and a priceless barman, this is a popular place to snack in town. The house special is the octopus salad, while other dishes include tuna with mojo…
Church in Hermigua

Iglesia de la Encarnación

This church dates back to the 17th century but was not completed until the 20th, partly due to the fact that the original construction crumbled in the early 18th century. Take a look at the adjacent public park, com…