Las Palmas Square in Arrecife

What to see in Arrecife?

The capital of Lanzarote offers castles, museums, corners that transport you to the past and a wide gastronomic and commercial offer


A couple taking images of San Gabriel Castle. Photos by José Luis Carrasco.

The history of Lanzarote through its castles

The island has four fortresses that are worth knowing. They share a common past as defense against corsairs and pirates, but its evolution has been very different


El Golfo town. Photo: José Luis Carrasco.

Charming corners to eat in Lanzarote

The island is committed to gastronomy as one of its attractions, and can boast great restaurants inside and outside the main tourist towns


Vistas de Famara

Where to stay in Lanzarote: best areas

You can find plenty of hotel options in touristic areas such as Puerto del Carmen and Costa Teguise, although if you are looking for tranquility Haria would be the ideal municipality


Cueva de los Verdes

The 9 essential things you have to do in Lanzarote

You cannot leave the island without eating wrinkled potatoes with mojo, visiting the works of César Manrique, entering a volcano or a cave and swimming in natural pools and next to black sand beaches.


Lagomar Museum in Nazaret. Photo by José Luis Carrasco

What to see in two full days in Lanzarote?

The first day you can visit the north of the island, including essential places like Jameos del Agua. The second day you can visit the south and enjoy the Montañas del Fuego