• Guided tour with an Official Tourist Guide
• Visit to the Historic centre of Sta. María de Guía
• Visit to the Historic centre of Gáldar and Arucas.
• Néstor Álamo Museum admission
• Cenobio de Valerón admission
• The Painted Cave Museum and Archaeological site admission
English and Spanish
POINT OF DEPARTURE AND ARRIVAL
Plaza de Santiago de Los Caballeros Square, Gáldar or Las Palmas.
Arrival: 2:00 PM
Duration: 4:30 hrs
Tour only for groups of 4 or more people already formed.
We will start with a city tour through the beautiful town of Arucas. Next, we will go to Gáldar, this city had a relevant importance before the arrival of the Spaniards in 1483 as it was one of the largest aboriginal centres of population and the residence of The Guanartemes (Monarchs) and also the last king of the Canaries, Tenesor Semidán. There is no better place than this to understand the way of life of the aborigines and the social development that took place after the conquest.
Then we will visit the city of Santa María de Guía to enjoy its historic centre declared in 1982 as National Historical Site, to appreciate its beautiful church built between the S. XVII and S. XIX which preserves many important Lujan Perez´s works of art; La Casa de Los Quintana S. XVI or the birthplace of Nestor Alamo (S. XVII) among other buildings. We may visit some establishments where you can taste the Queso de Guia (cheese) and see the homes of the artisans who make the famous canary knives (handles made of goat horn) and develop a particular way to carve wood (visit to the artisans in ocasions subject to personal availability).
Later, we will continue to visit to the impressive Cenobio de Valerón. This archaeological site consists of about 300 caves carved in the rock, is the most spectacular and largest pre-Hispanic barn in Gran Canaria.
Finally, we will go back to Galdar to visit the Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Site. The tour includes a walk through the troglodyte ruins, from where you can directly observe the excavated chambers and The Painted Cave. In the museum there are a large number of archaeological materials recovered from the different excavation campaigns.
You can book a full menu through our booking website. We offer a delicious lunch that combines both the Canary Islands and Mediterranean cuisine, it includes:
2 first courses to choose from.
2 main courses to choose from.
Instead, sometimes, we may offer:
A tasting menu with a variety of tapas and traditional dishes as a first course.
2 second courses to choose from.
11 euros per adult.
7 euros per child under 12 years.
Children under 7 years old: free
Children between 7 and 13 years old: 27
Children over 13 years old: pay as an adult
Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. It is recommended you have a jacket at hand due to possible temperature and weather changes during the day.
After a brief tour to the old town of Gáldar, we will visit the beautiful city of Santa María de Guía and Arucas. We can not miss a visit to the magnificent Cenobio of Valeron, the ancient aboriginal barn. To finish with a visit to the Painted Cave of Gáldar.