Things to see and do - La Orotava
La Orotava :
Unmissable tourist sites
La Orotava Travel guide
La Orotava : Michelin's recommendations
This attractive town on the north coast of Tenerife, arranged in terraces at the foot of the mountain, dominates a fertile valley. The old quarter has retained some fine mansions, whose wooden balconies are some of the most beautiful in the Canary Islands. La Orotava is well worth a visit, especially on the Thursday after Corpus Christi, when its streets are strewn with flowers, or on the second Sunday after Corpus Christi, when the feast of St Isidore is celebrated.
Tourist attractions La Orotava : Things to see and do
This national park lies around the Las Cañadas corrie, a spectacular collapsed volcanic cone rising to a height of 2 000m and dominated by El Teide (3 718m) to the north. A crest of lava rocks laid bare by erosion and known as Los Roques stands in it..
In Calle San Francisco you will see some of the town's finest balconies: at nos 3-5, two 17C houses ( Casa de los Balcones) have splendid balconies and delightful patios. There is also a crafts shop, and a small museum (on the first floor) that gives..
The 18C Church of Nuestra Señora has a pleasing Baroque façade flanked by two towers. It is also worth having a look around the inside, where you will discover some interesting works of art.
Hotels La Orotava
Nicandro González Borges, 19 E - 38300 La Orotava
This mansion is located in La Orotava, 7 minutes' drive from the beaches and 30 minutes from Teide National Park. It offers an outdoor pool, sauna and large rooms with a satellite TV. The rooms at Hotel Alhambra feature parquet floors and classic-st..
Las Cañadas, s/n E - 38300 La Orotava
The Parador de las Cañadas del Teide boasts an unbeatable location, next to a volcano in the stunning Teide National Park that covers the centre of the island of Tenerife. Cañadas del Teide is set 2000 metres above sea level, and from the hotel you ..
Restaurants La Orotava
barranco de la Arena 53 E - 38300 La Orotava
This restaurant offers a choice of three contemporary dining rooms, one of which is glass-fronted and enjoys views of the garden and sea. From the kitchen, semi-visible to diners, guests can savour contemporary à la carte options and various tasting ..
Hermano Apolinar 8 E - 38300 La Orotava