La Gomera Sights

La Gomera is one of the smaller islands in the Canary archipelago and can be easily reached by ferry from Tenerife, so it's a great place to visit for a day trip. There are plenty of tour offers in the travel agencies in Los Christianos/ Playa de las Americas that will allow you to take in the beautiful sights of the island, and you can choose to either go for a bus tour or a jeep safari.

San Sebastian 

San Sebastian is the capital of La Gomera and the docking point of the ferries from Tenerife. It is a quiet and sleepy small town, especially in the hours of siesta, with a picturesque harbour and surrounding mountains.

San Sebastian, La Gomera

San Sebastian, La Gomera

San Sebastian harbour, La Gomera

San Sebastian harbour, La Gomera

San Sebastian, La Gomera

San Sebastian, La Gomera

San Sebastian main square, La Gomera

San Sebastian main square, La Gomera

San Sebastian, La Gomera

San Sebastian, La Gomera

Garajonay National Park

Garajonay is named after two star-crossed lovers, Gara from La Gomera and Jonay from Tenerife who jumped from the highest peak of the island. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a large proportion of it covered by a laurel rain forest (laurisilva) and it's a great place for hiking! If you would like to hike though, don't come with an organised tour as there is not enough time - rent a car and make your own way instead. 

 

The park's visitor information centre Juego de Bolas also has a mini-botanical garden with native plants.

Roque Agando, La Gomera

Roque Agando, La Gomera

Laurisilva rain forest, La Gomera

Laurisilva rain forest, La Gomera

Star-crossed lovers Gara and Jonay

Star-crossed lovers Gara and Jonay

Garajonay National Park, La Gomera

Garajonay National Park, La Gomera

Paradise bird flower, La Gomera

Paradise bird flower, La Gomera

King Protea flower, La Gomera

King Protea flower, La Gomera

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