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Lanzarote Cultural Route

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Duration

4 - 5 hours

Tour Type

1/2 day

Group Size

20 people (max)

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Overview

Follow the guide’s car in your own vehicle and we’ll meet at each stop. A journey through the culture of Lanzarote. In the central area you can experience real Lanzarote. There it seems as if tourism had never arrived. Join us as we discover the traditions and landscapes that inspired... More

Follow the guide’s car in your own vehicle and we’ll meet at each stop.

A journey through the culture of Lanzarote. In the central area you can experience real Lanzarote. There it seems as if tourism had never arrived.

Join us as we discover the traditions and landscapes that inspired César Manrique’s art.

Visit to the old capital of the island, Teguise, with its historic center and charming nooks.

A visit to the coastal town of Caleta de Famara where César Manrique spent his summers.

A snack in the town of Mozaga to discover the local cuisine, traditional architecture and traditions…

Full tour of the Peasant House-Museum (Casa-Museo del Campesino), information on the Lanzarotean artist César Manrique, local craft workshops…

Get away from the touristic hustle and bustle and get a feel for our culture as we share a good time together.

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In the central part of Lanzarote, it seems as if the hand of tourism has never touched it. The locals still use farming techniques from yesteryear, living at a slow pace, watching life go past from the safety of their blue and green doorsteps, or lawn bowling or playing cards at the local social clubs.

Our route starts in the Village of Teguise, Historic-Artistic Site that was the old capital of the island of Lanzarote from the 15th until the 19th century. After introducing ourselves and explaining our itinerary we will leisurely stroll along the village alleyways and through its history and tales.

Then we will drive down the incredible road to Famara where Manrique vacationed and which today is a surfing paradise. The views of the cliff, the 6Km long beach with its waves and the sand streets will not go unnoticed by anybody.

It is said that whoever sets foot in Famara will be charmed forever by the magic of Lanzarote…

We will continue on to the villages of Soo and Tiagua where we will discover unique and miraculous farming techniques such as crop fields covered in volcanic sand and ¨jable¨ and how the local population has managed to survive on such an apparently arid island. We´ll make a rest stop in Mozaga for a typical canarian snack.

The finishing touch will be at the geographical center of the island to visit the Peasant House-Museum (Casa-Museo del Campesino) with its artisan square and meet with local artisans. This place is César Manrique’s homage to the agrarian world.

With one of our guides, a local expert, you’ll get the best tips and recommendations so you can continue enjoying the island on your own and get connected to it and its locals…

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Itinerary

25 km by car, short routes on foot- low difficulty
Itenirary
9:15h
MEETING POINT: The windmill (opposite the primary school)
Itenirary
9:30 - 10:45
visit to the historical center and surroundings
Itenirary
11:00 - 11:45
Caleta de Famara: cliff and beach views and town visit
Itenirary
11:45 - 12:15
Journey - Mozaga: Several photo-stops (crop fields and traditional architecture)
Itenirary
12:15 - 13:00h
Mozaga: town visit and typical snack
Itenirary
13:15 - 14:15
(Peasant House-Museum): complete visit and meeting with artisans

Included/Excluded

  • Official guide
  • Drink and tapa.
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service (see cancellation policy).
  • Rescue and civil responsability insurance.

Meeting Point

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Excursiones en Lanzarote

Sarah

August 27, 2020

IN LOVE WITH LANZAROTE….

So great to discover Lanzarote slowly with a “local”… and we made friends during the tour!! Really great moments!
Excursiones en Lanzarote

Alexander

August 21, 2020

EXCELLENT JOB!

In our own car but with a lot of information from our guide Onelia, a real pleasure! We will repeat the experience!
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