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Guided bus tour through the historical centre of Santa Cruz de La Palma and the Church of Las Nieves

General data

Duration: 4 hours

 Difficulty: Low

Languages: English, German & Spanish

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Time & departura place

A1.  Fuencaliente. Princess Hotel / 08:30h (Google Maps)

A2. Puerto Naos. Sol Hotel. Bus stop / 08:25h (Google Maps)

A3. Puerto Naos. Bus stop at the entrance roundabout / 08:30h (Google Maps)

B. Tazacorte. Bus stop next to San Miguel Church / 08:40h (Google Maps)

C. Los Llanos de Aridane. Bus Station / 08:45h (Google Maps)

D. El Paso. Bus stops next to Celtas Urbanization / 08:50h (Google Maps)

E. El Paso. Bus Stop next to Visitor Center National Park of La Caldera de Taburiente / 08:55h (Google Maps)

F. Breña Baja. Bus stop in the main road next to the Hotel Parador / 09:15h (Google Maps)

G. Los Cancajos. Beach bus stop / 09:20h (Google Maps)

H. Los Cancajos. Pharmacy bus stop / 09:25h (Google Maps)

I. Santa Cruz de La Palma. Bus stop line 500 south direction / 09:30h (Google Maps)

Description of the guided bus tour

Walking through the historic centre of the island’s capital, with its cobbled streets and rich architectural heritage, becomes a pleasant walk through another era. Discover with our guided tour a city declared a Historic-Artistic Site full of traditions and curiosities.

 

Departing by bus from the touristic centre of Los Cancajos in Breña Baja, we will travel to Santa Cruz de La Palma, the capital of the island, making the first stop at the port, a key point for the development of a city closely linked to the maritime world.

 

From this place and in a tourist train, we will make a panoramic route by some of the main routes until arriving at the north zone, stopping previously in the historical origin point of the city, in Plaza de la Encarnación. Around this area begins the urban development of Santa Cruz de La Palma, founded in 1493 by Alonso Fernández de Lugo.

 

After the train tour, we will walk through the historical centre of Santa Cruz de La Palma, passing through the most emblematic areas such as the Plaza de La Alameda, the Santa Catalina Castle or the balconies of the Avenida (Balcones de la Avenida), to conclude in the Plaza de España. During the walk we will be able to discover its extensive history, its numerous festivities, its singular architecture or the most curious anecdotes.

 

Again, by bus, we will go up to the mountain area to visit one of the most iconic corners of the island, the Royal Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de Las Nieves. Set in an idyllic natural area, we will find an unexpected heritage legacy, the fruit of faith in the island’s patron saint.

 

To conclude, the visit continues to the Mirador de La Concepción, an authentic natural balcony from which we will be able to observe a general view of Santa Cruz de La Palma and the eastern region in general.

 

Again, by bus, we will return to the area of Los Cancajos to end the excursion – a cultural trip around the island’s capital that you will not forget!

GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Wear comfortable clothing and suitable footwear, as well as a jacket and some rain protection if necessary
  • It is also advisable to bring sun protection and a cap or hat
  • Bring some water and some food
  • Never deviate from the marked paths
  • Carry a mobile phone with sufficient battery
  • In case of emergency, call the emergency telephone number in the Canary Islands: 112

MEASURES  TO PREVENT COVID-19

  • We take extra health and safety measures in all our services
  • All surfaces in contact with our customers will be cleaned frequently
  • We will put in each bus enough free space of seats to keep the safety distance
  • We will try to send a vehicle with twice the capacity of the booked one so that there are no agglomerations
  • You will have to wear the mask at all times