The best option to discover the city in an economical way.
What does the Garachico Free Tour consist of?
Possibly your best option to get to know Garachico in a fun and authentic way.
A moment of culture and fun for everyone.
Enjoy your free tour in Garachico as a couple, with friends or in a group!
Free tours of Garachico are the perfect excuse to take some time to get to know better the cultural heritage of Spain.
Garachico free tours are free tours organized by guides that show the most emblematic tourist sites of a town or city. These tours are usually done on foot.
While there are several options and types of free tours in Spain, most are usually tours that include approximately 10 to 12 people. and last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the planned itinerary.
In any case, always check the detailed information we provide to know all the details of your free tour: schedules, cancellation policy, meeting point and all the information you need to make the most of your experience without having to worry about anything.
What to see and do in Garachico?
Garachico is a municipality of Spain located in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on the island of Tenerife. It has a population of approximately 5,000 inhabitants. Garachico was founded in the 15th century by Portuguese navigators. Due to its location, the port of Garachico was very important for trade and navigation for many centuries. However, in 1706, a volcanic eruption destroyed much of the port and significantly damaged the city. Even so, Garachico is still a very popular place among tourists, as it offers a wide variety of activities and interesting places to visit.
San Miguel Castle
The castle of San Miguel is located in Garachico, Spain. It was built in the 16th century and was used as a fortress against pirate attacks. In the 18th century, an earthquake destroyed a large part of the castle, but some parts are still standing. Today, the castle is a popular tourist attraction.
Church of Santa Ana
The Church of Santa Ana is located in the Spanish village of Garachico, on the island of Tenerife. It was built in the 18th century and partially destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 1706. Although it was rebuilt, it never regained its former splendor. The church has a simple white facade with a single door and a small bell tower.
Santo Domingo Convent
The Santo Domingo Convent in Garachico, Spain, dates back to the 16th century and was built by the Dominicans. It is located in a volcanically active area and has suffered several damages over the years due to eruptions. Even so, the convent remains a popular place to visit, as it is a fine example of the religious architecture of the period.
At 11:00 a.m. we will meet next to the Garachico Tourist Office to start a walking tour through the historic center of this beautiful town in the north of Tenerife. town in the north of Tenerife.. Are you ready to get to know the former commercial capital of the island?
We will start walking through the cobblestone streets of Garachico while we reveal some really surprising facts about the past of this town. We will talk about the importance of its port back in the XVI century, we will remember how the eruption of the Trevejos volcano affected its people. the eruption of the Trevejos volcano and we will discover why this town has been a source of inspiration for many poets.
We will walk through the historic center, declared a of Tourist Interest for its rich heritage, contemplating old manor houses and emblematic buildings such as the
castle of San Miguel
the church of Santa Ana or the convent of Santo Domingo.
As we walk around, you will be struck by the colorful colorful facades that we will see during the tour. Every corner deserves to be photographed!
We will finish the free tour of Garachico between 12:30 and 13:00 hours arriving at the starting point.
The meeting point is the Tourist Office of Garachico. Estimated duration is one and a half hours.