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Top Choice Museum in Teguise

Museo de la Piratería

This modest yet fascinating museum is located in the imposing 16th-century Castillo de Santa Bárbara. This is the oldest castle in the Canaries and really looks the part, perched up on Guanapay peak with sweeping vi…
Top Choice Tapas in Teguise

La Cantina

Run by Benn and Zoe, an enthusiastic English couple, this restaurant is in one of the oldest houses on the island, dating back some 500 years. Local products feature heavily on the menu – try a shared platter of loc…
Museum in Teguise

Casa Museo del Timple

Based in the 18th-century Palacio Spínola, this museum is dedicated to the timple, a traditional Canarian stringed instrument similar to a ukulele. There are displays of timples through the ages as well as similar i…
Mediterranean in Teguise

Restaurante Hespérides Bio

This small restaurant shares its locale with a health-food shop and alternative-therapy centre. The cuisine is eclectic Mediterranean with choices like red lentil and tomato soup, risotto with tofu, and squid stuffe…
Gallery in Teguise

Convento de Santo Domingo

The rotating exhibitions of local contemporary art hosted here contrast wonderfully with the stark 17th-century monastery.
Religious in Teguise

Fiesta de Nuestra Señora del Carmen

A celebration of the town’s saint, with plenty of dancing in the street and general merriment.
Gallery in Teguise

Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro

The 17th-century convent houses a modest collection of religious art.