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La Gomera

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La Gomera
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Top sigths of Spain

The city of Seville is a very interesting place from a historic point of view. The city is also rich in numerous historic and cultural landmarks. Santa Maria Cathedral is worth a separate mention. The cathedral is a beautiful example of architecture of the 15th century. Construction of the sanctuary started in 1402 and lasted almost a hundred years. The decoration of the facade and creation of frescoes inside the church took the majority of time. Travelers are welcome to see the result of such hard work. In the cathedral they will see beautiful statues, grandiose main altar and the Royal Chapel decorated with gilding and elegant drawings. The cathedral is built on a site of an ancient mosque, and it's still possible to see the remains of the original building. It's a small square named Orange Yard, which is surrounded by a big park and is perfect for walks on a hot day. … Open

Chapters of the guide to La Gomera

Festivals and events in La Gomera

Among other holidays celebrated on La Gomera, it is worth highlighting May 1 (Dia del Trabajo) when parades are held. Traditionally, nobody works on this day, locals prefer to spend it with their family inviting friends to dinner. On May 30, they celebrate Dia de las Islas Canarias when tourists can see bright processions, an art exhibition and a fair open, and performances of musicians, actors and dancers can be … Open

Active recreation

The island also has several excellent places for having a lot of fun at night. These include Bethermann Bar with its cozy atmosphere, Bataplan Club with a wide range of strong drinks and wonderful views of the beach. Cacatua and La Chalana bars are preferred by beer lovers, and if you're a connoisseur of excellent cocktails, you'd probably be happy to spend time in Zumería Cuba Libre. Fans of bars with a warm … Open

Advices for travellers

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. 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. … Open

Best beaches

The most ambitious is Playa de Santiago that is 1.5 kilometers long. The beach is superbly equipped; it will pleasantly surprise you with an abundance of entertainment and dining places. This pebble beach is quite calm, and big waves are extremely rare here. Even in the high season it won’t be difficult to find a suitable place on the beach. However, there are always many families with children, fans of beach … Open

La Gomera for children - what to visit

One of the main natural attractions of the islet is Garajonay National Park - an ideal place for walking with children. With kids, you can enroll for an overview half-hour tour of the park and admire its massive exotic trees. With older children, you can stay longer in this picturesque place. The park is well equipped for tourists. It contains many convenient paths and pedestrian bridges. A no less interesting … Open

Travel guide to La Gomera

One of the most picturesque places on the island is the fishing village of Playa de Santiago. Like many years ago, today the main occupation of its locals is fishing. Tourists can join the fishing for a small fee, but many of them limit themselves to visiting the local fish market. This town is famous in the whole island for its restaurants, which prepare wonderful seafood dishes according to traditional recipes. … Open

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