What to see in El Hierro

Points of Interest in El Hierro, Canary Islands.

What to see in El Hierro

El Hierro is the smallest island of this archipelago, which doesn't make it less interesting. On its less than 280 square kilometers you might find many different landscapes from volcanoes till green prairies with pine forests.

Some of the most interesting places to see on this island: 

ValverdeValverde
Description: The capital of this island. Has typical canary islands’ architecture and on its streets you might see many interesting things as a church from the XVIII century.

La Peña ViewpointLa Peña Viewpoint
Address: Valverde.
Description: Designed by César Manrique. Located at 700 meters of altitude and offering unique amazing views.

Pozo de Las CalcosasPozo de las Calcosas
Address: Valverde.
Description: A precious fishing town built by its own inhabitants, it has some beautiful natural pools. 

 

TamadusteTamaduste
Address: Valverde.
Description: This is a precious small, welcoming and quiet town. It’s an undescribable place, ideal to rest and enjoy some peace.

Casa de las Quinteras Ethnographic CentreCasa de las Quinteras Ethnographic Centre
Address: Valverde.
Description: Ethnographic exhibitions from this island.

Timijiraque Protected LandscapeTimijiraque Protected Landscape
Address: Valverde.
Description: A virgin landscape with wide cliffs nearly never touched by human hand.

FronteraFrontera
Description: Beautiful municipality where you might find many interesting places to visit.

Charco AzulCharco Azul
Address: La Frontera.
Description: Two beautiful natural pools adapted for bathing.

Guinea EcomuseumGuinea Ecomuseum
Address: Frontera.
Description: Has a permanent exhibition that shows the historical evolution of the island of El Hierro.

El Verodal BeachEl Verodal Beach
Address: La Frontera.
Description: One of the biggest on this island, highlighted by its natural sand with a reddish colour.

La Maceta Natural PoolsLa Maceta Natural Pools
Address: La Frontera.
Description: Three natural pools adapted for bathing

Las PuntasLas Puntas
Address: La Frontera.
Description: A small charmful town famous for housing the smallest hotel in the world.

Bascos ViewpointBascos Viewpoint
Address: La Frontera.
Description: Offers some magnificent panoramic views.

El Pinar de El HierroEl Pinar de El Hierro
Description: Municipality founded in 2007 where you might find many interesting places.

La RestingaLa Restinga
Address: El Pinar de El Hierro.
Description: A small fishing harbour famous for the surf lovers due to the clarity of its waters and marine biodiversity.

Orchilla LighthouseOrchilla Lighthouse
Address: El Pinar de El Hierro.
Description: For many centuries it was known as the “end of the known world”.

 

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