Places To Visit

Where to find Lanzarote’s wild plants

When Lanzarote has been drenched a good few times, gardeners, farmers and sightseers enjoy a brief paradise of greenery and flowers. A wide range of daisies, vetches, violets, mustard, bugloss and other flowers pop up during this brief period. Here’s where you can spot them.

The Timanfaya Tour Experience

Timanfaya is Lanzarote's most popular tourist excursion, a breathtaking landscape that has thrilled millions of visitors. The Isla Insólita (“extraordinary island”) trips have offered a chance to see parts of the national park usually off-limits to visitors. We went along to find out more.

The best drives on the Canary Islands

There are eight Canary Islands, and all of them are different. Some are popular international tourist destinations, others are quieter and more traditional, and one of them doesn’t even have any roads. So, which is the best for driving? Here are our results in reverse order...

Go Canaries!

There are six more Canary Islands to discover apart from Lanzarote and La Graciosa. With flights and ferries with historically low residents' discounts available, it's time to start island-hopping...

Visiting the Montaña Colorada bomb

An island as stunning as Lanzarote is full of photo opportunities, but there are some places that turn up again and again. If you want to combine a fascinating short walk with snaps of one of the island’s most iconic volcanic marvels, then a trip to Montaña Colorada is in order.

The hidden Quarry

The hidden Quarry in Guatiza produced the island’s finest stone from the 50s to the 70s. Take a look at what we found when we visited.