Top things to do in Teror

Top Choice Museum in Teror

Museum of the Basílica Nuestra Señora del Pino

Don't miss this museum (also called the 'treasure house'), accessed upstairs from the rear of the basilica, where you can get a real close-up view of the Virgin and see the armfuls of unusual items gifted by the dev…
Top Choice Church in Teror

Basílica Nuestra Señora del Pino

Dominating the square is this neoclassical 18th-century church, home to Gran Canaria’s patron saint. According to legend, the Virgin was spied atop a pine tree in the nearby forest in the 15th century, which convert…
Food in Teror

Cistercian Convent

A divine aura of sorts hangs over Teror, a fitting place to find snacks handmade by nuns. Climb up steep Calle Herrería, next to the museum, until you reach Calle del Castaño and this Cistercian convent, where the n…
Museum in Teror

Casa de los Patronos de la Virgen

One of the loveliest buildings in Teror houses this modest museum. Pleasantly musty, it’s devoted to preserving 18th-century life and is stuffed with intriguing odds and ends, mostly from the Las Palmas family, who …
Religious in Teror

Fiesta de la Virgen del Pino

Teror is the religious capital of Gran Canaria and the Virgen del Pino is the patron of the island, so this festival is not only a big event in town, it’s the most important religious feast day on the island’s calen…
Market in Teror

Farmers' Market

This popular market in the vicinity of the church provides a great opportunity to pick up local delicacies, with stalls selling local goodies such as the deliciously garlic-laden chorizo de Teror (Teror sausage).
Live Performance in Teror

Auditorio de Teror

Its incongruous modern aesthetics aside, this auditorium has admirably provided historical Teror with a welcome cultural venue, staging live-music shows, theatre and other performances.
Canarian in Teror

El Encuentro

This cheery place, right on the square, has a fine selection of steaks as well as a traditional potaje (stew) of the day – perfect in winter when Teror can be bitterly cold.