Teguise attractions

Architecture in Teguise


Carved into the rock face, with fanciful chimneys, cupolas, lookouts and twisting staircases, this gallery, restaurant and bar with a New Mexico–meets-Morocco look is wrapped in legend. What is certain is that is wa…
Museum in Teguise

Casa del Timple

Within the historical walls of the graceful 18th-century Palacio Spínola, this entertaining museum is dedicated to the timple, a traditional Canarian stringed instrument similar to a ukulele. Spanish-language displa…
Museum in Teguise

Museo de la Piratería

Perched 396m high on the Montaña de Guanapay, 1km east of town with sweeping views across the plains, the 16th-century Castillo de Santa Bárbara doubles as a fascinating multilanguage pirate museum (it's hugely popu…
Church in Teguise

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

Perched on the palm-studded main plaza, Teguise's church has its roots in the 15th century but was restored in the 20th century after a disastrous fire and a series of pirate attacks.
Museum in Teguise

Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro

Rebuilt after a 1618 fire, the 17th-century Convento de San Francisco houses a modest collection of religious art, a lovely artesonado ceiling and a fine baroque main altar.
Gallery in Teguise

Convento de Santo Domingo

The rotating exhibitions of local contemporary art hosted by Teguise's town hall contrast wonderfully with the stark 17th-century monastery it occupies.