Lanzarote, Best Things to See and Do

Lanzarote, Best Things to See and Do, Lanzarote, Spain (B)

With its outstanding geological formations made by lava fields and the unique designs of the local artist César Manrique, who combined nature and design as never seen before, Lanzarote is an island that has much to offer beyond its white sand beaches and endless amenities. If you’re planning to visit the Canary Islands, here are the best things to see and do in Lanzarote!

I spent 4 full days in Lanzarote, which I found enough to do some sightseeing in the morning and enjoy the beaches for the rest of the day. I only had 9 days to travel and also wanted to spend some time in the nearby island of Las Palmas, but you can certainly spend more than 4 days and still have new things to do.

I tried to divide my trip equally between visiting tourist sites and spending time at the beach, so I came up with the following 4-day itinerary of Lanzarote:

Puerto del Carmen is the main tourist town in Lanzarote, so it is the perfect place to use as camp base to explore the island. The city, with a population of only 11,000, receives over 1 million visitors every year to enjoy its beautiful beaches and lively nightlife. The town, with its characteristic white houses, is filled with restaurants, cafes and shops packed with tourists the entire year. The amenity options are endless, attracting families from all over Europe, mainly from Ireland, the UK and Germany. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Lanzarote, Best Things to See and Do
Guide Location: Spain » Lanzarote
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Alberto C.
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Playa Grande
  • Jameos del Agua
  • Los Verdes Cave
  • Mountains of Fire
  • Caleta Del Mojón Blanco
  • Church of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
  • Blood Alley
  • Convent of San Francisco
  • Caleta de Famara
  • Mirador del Rio
  • Restaurant El Diablo
  • Los Hervideros
  • Salinas de Janubio
  • Playa Blanca
  • Papagayo Beach
  • San Gabriel Castle
  • San Ginés Church
  • Cera Beach
  • Mujeres Beach