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Preparing your trip to La Gomera: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

La Gomera 1. Tourists are advised to travel around the island on foot, in such way it would be easier to see all the important sights. Going for a walk through forests and nature reserves, you should definitely take some means of protection against insects. Don’t forget about the hot sun, as you can burn not only while relaxing on the beach, but during a casual walk around the island.
2. The main form of public transport is a bus, on which you can get to any area of ​​interest. It is convenient to travel around the island by car. Rent would cost quite a moderate sum.
3. To obtain a rental car you need an identity document and a driver's license of international standard. Customers whose driving experience is less than a year, as well as persons under the age of 21, may be denied service. Drivers are also worth considering that locals don’t observe traffic rules strictly, so you should pay special attention on the road.
4. Many natural attractions of the island are objects of world importance, so you should carefully listen to the guide during the tour. Don’t damage the environment! You can’t pluck flowers and break down plants, and start a picnic in any place. In nature reserves you can stay in strictly defined areas.
5. It’s better to explore island with a tourist group; individual tours will cost a bit more expensive. In some cultural and recreational centers favorable discounts are provided for children and families. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. In addition to fashionable restaurants located directly in the resort area, gourmets are recommended to visit eating places in small villages. You can taste some special home-cooked meals there that seem real exotics for foreign travelers. Local restaurants also please with nice prices.
7. You can leave a tip for waiters in restaurants and cafes, a taxi driver and a maid at the hotel. In restaurants, a tip is usually less than 10% of the order, in some upscale places it may be included in the total score. When paying a taxi driver, you can just round the resulting amount up to any convenient sum.
Each of the beautiful beaches of La Gomera is a unique natural landmark. The total length of the coastline of the island is about 90 kilometers. There is a huge amount of quiet and secluded … Open
8. It’s better to go shopping in big cities. Bargaining at markets makes sense. In supermarkets and shopping malls prices are fixed, but few times a year sales are held.
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What to visit being in La Gomera - unique sights

Garajonay National Park

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
Evergreen laurel trees can reach a height of 40 meters. According to the researchers, once such forests covered a significant part of modern Europe, but today they are preserved only in the Canary Islands, the Azores and Madeira. In addition, the Garajonay National Park features a lot of endemic plants. The main inhabitants of the rainforest are birds and bats. … Read further

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Travelling to La Gomera - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in La Gomera. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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