Discover the island of El Hierro on this guided, full-day tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit popular landmarks like El Mirador de la Peña. Explore the forest of Laurisilva, and stop for lunch to try a local dish (own expense). Spend time on the coast, and take in the sweeping views of Punta Grande, see the natural pool of La Maceta, and visit the church of La Concepcion in Valverde.
- See the sites of El Hierro in a day
- Visit popular landmarks with a local guide
- Hassle-free transportation from your hotel
- Stress-free package ideal for first-time visitors
El Hierro is the smallest island in the Canary Islands. Of the eight, it is the furthest west, but it shares the same climate (almost)as the others. A paradise in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
Life, in El Hierro, is different. It's special, it's unique. It's an island to enjoy with all five senses, to discover its landscapes and feel its peace.
El Hierro is an island with soul.
What to expect ?
the Pick up from your hotel and depart from the port of Los
Cristianos at 7:55. We arrive at Port de la Estaca at 10:30.
de la Pena Arrive at Port de la Estaca at 10:30, landing, we will
start our excursion in the direction of "Mirador de la Peña"
where we will take a break to admire both the designed and
constructed work of Cesar Manrique and the fantastic view from over
700 meters height on the caldera where we will also see "los
Roques del Salmor" and the gulf of Frontera.
de Jinama After about 20/25 minutes we will continue our tour to
visit the El Mirador de Jinama to continue enjoying the spectacular
view of 1300 meters of the Gulf of Frontera.
of La Frontera Then, in order to arrive at Frontera, we will be able
to observe the Laurisilva ecosystem Rural Park. during the descent
we will discover how the lush vegetation changes to leave space to
the drier area that man used to cultivate fabulous vineyards from
the era of conquest. Arriving in Frontera we will go to lunch at a
local restaurant where you will try the typical dishes of the
Natural La Maceta After Lunch we will continue our fantastic trip to
visit the unspoilt coast of the island at points like natural pool
of La Maceta.
Puntagrande only adults we arrive after La maceta at hotel Punta
Grande for see the smallest hotel of the world. this hotel is a
simbol in this island and we see a great wiew of the cliff and the
roques del Salmor.
de la Concepción The last stop will be at La Concepción Church to
visit its colonial architecture and then go down to Port de la
Estaca. at 20.00 we will arrive you to the port of Los Cristianos.
in the price: the official guide of the canaries government, bus
transport. Lunch not included in the price 14 € aprox. Ferry not
included in the price 24€.
- Fuel surcharge
- Live commentary on board
- Local guide
- Professional art historian guide
- Professional guide Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
El Hierro, the island with soul has lots to tell us because it takes many years, decades and millenniums to be attain such a strong identity as El Hierro has.
The island has historically been known by many different names before arriving at its current one Ombrion, Capararia, Pluvialia, Eseró or Hero were some of the most well-known. However, there is no doubt that Meridian Isle is the name that hides the greatest and most famous story. This name is supposed to have been given by Ptolemy, a Greco-Roman astronomer who, in the 2nd century AD, situated the prime meridian in the extreme west of the island, exactly coinciding with Punta de Orchilla on El Hierro. It would remain like that for centuries, until it was moved to Greenwich in 1884.
Did you knew:
El Hierro means the iron ...
El Hierro, nicknamed Isla del Meridiano (the "Meridian