Ten+ Places of Interest in Lanzarote, Spain

Ten+ Places of Interest in Lanzarote, Spain

Do not forget to put in your list these places of interest in Lanzarote as you explore Spain.

Ten+ Places of Interest in Lanzarote, Spain

The followings are the most popular places of interest in Lanzarote, Spain:

Timanfaya National Park

Timanfaya National Park is a volcanic field where visitors can appreciate the power and beauty of nature. There is a variety of geological phenomena as well as a large biological mix of plant species. The visitors Center offers insight into this land that is still bubbling beneath the surface.

Fire Mountain

Fire Mountain located within Timanfaya National Park is the center of an eruption that took place in the early 1700’s that lasted for six years. A place of great natural beauty, the other worldly landscape seems frozen in time.

Los Hervideros

Los Hervideros is a tiny inlet with thundering surf where hot lava once flowed down to meet the sea and made violent contact. The result is a series of caves, powerful blow holes and strange and unearthly shapes frozen in the lava flow.


Teguise known as the old capital of the island, has a rich history of over 500 years. One of the first urban communities in the Canary Islands Teguise has carefully preserved its traditional architecture and culture.

Mirador del Rio

Mirador del Rio has spectacular view of the coastline and weather permitting, you can see neighboring La Graciosa and other small islands.

Jameos Del Agua

Jameos Del Agua, a cave complex that resulted from volcanic activity now includes a natural concert hall, a subterranean lagoon, a restaurant and museum. The salt-water lagoon is home to a unique species of small crabs.

The Cactus Garden

The Cactus Garden was created by local artist Cesar Manrique within and old quarry in an amphitheater like setting The impressive garden contains over 1000 species of Cactus along with sculptures and a restored windmill.

Castillo de San Gabriel

Castillo de San Gabriel was originally built in the 16th century to defend  Arrecife Harbor. Destroyed by pirates, it was later rebuilt and used until recent history for defense. The fortress is now home to an archaeological museum.

La Geria

La Geria is Lanzanrote’s wine growing region . This area is a few miles inland in the municipality  of Tias. Local winemakers are known for using a unique method of cultivation using ‘picon‘, a layer of natural  volcanic granules that absorb moisture from the trade winds and nourish the vines.

Castillo de San Jose

Castillo de San Jose was constructed in 1799 to defend against pirate attacks. Now the local government  has converted it into a Modern Art Gallery restaurant.


Aquapark located in Costa Teguise offers a multitude of aquatic rides. The park has something for every member of the family to enjoy under the sun.

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