Top things to do in Teror

Church in Teror

Basílica de la Virgen 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 turned …
Food in Teror

Cistercian Convent

A sort of divine aura hangs over Teror, so it seems fitting that any snacks you purchase should be handmade by nuns. Puff and pant your way up steep Calle Herrería, next to the museum until you reach Calle del Casta…
Religious in Teror

Fiesta de la Virgen del Pino

The Virgen del Pino is the patron of the island and Teror is the religious capital. This festival is not only a big event in town, it’s the most important religious feast day on the island’s calendar. Events include…
Museum in Teror

Casa de los Patronos de la Virgen

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

El Encuentro

Right on the square, this cheery place has a fine selection of steaks as well as a traditional potaje (stew) of the day (€4) – perfect in winter when Teror can be bitterly cold.
Pizza in Teror

El Rincón de Magüi

Very popular pizzeria and restaurant with outside tables, plus a brick-clad dining room decorated with ceramic plates and photos of well-fed celeb diners like former Spanish PM Aznar.