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Leisure Activities in El Hierro
ETHNOGRAPHIC CENTER “CASA DE LAS QUINTERAS” Print E-mail

The visitor can contemplate ethnographical samples of the island, distributed in four rooms and divided by factory, blacksmith shop and loom, textile crafts, of wood and mud. At the same time, the Centre has some of the most important collections of the ethnographic funds of the town hall of El Hierro. The centre has a shop where one can purchase a great variety of pieces elaborated by the local craftsmen.

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GAROÉ- SAINT TREE Print E-mail

Garoé is a clear example of the fight that the natives and inhabitants of El Hierro have maintained to obtain a constant water supply. The Garoé is a symbol of the island and condenses the water of the dew and rain to deposit it in the ponds where men and animals satiated their thirst.

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POBLADO GUINEA Print E-mail

The town of Guinea, the one of the first historical establishments of the island and first “eco-museum” of Spain, has become one of the most important outdoor museums in Europe and is financed by the Regis program of the European Community, Government of the Canary Islands and Local authorities. This Eco-museum recreates the uses and customs of the prehistoric and traditional life of the island from an archaeological and ethnographic investigation that guarantees the loyalty of the project.

 

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LAGARTARIO DE FRONTERA Print E-mail

This centre in destined to the breeding of the lizards in captivity, located within the Eco-museum of Guinea. In this Lagartario it is being developed the Plan of Recovery of the Galliota Simonyi, declared the most threatened reptile of Europe and amongst one of the five greatest endangered species in the world.

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ADVENTURE SPORTS Print E-mail

DEPORTES DE AVENTURA

El Hierro is an enigmatic island. Its abrupt coast is hidden under its transparent and warm waters, with sea beds with fascinating formations. We invite to you to get to know why these waters and coasts are one the favourites by the followers of this exciting sport.

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ROUTE OF THE MUSEUMS Print E-mail

El Hierro in addition of being a Reserve of the Biosphere, it conserves, investigates, communicates and exhibits collections of historical, artistic, scientific and technical value or of any other cultural nature.

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LEISURE HARBOURS Print E-mail

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The seabeds of El Hierro open a universe for the lovers diving. On the rocks you will be able to see plants and sub aqueous animals of amazing colours: it is easy to spot rays, morays, local fish all around the archipelago. Deep-sea fishing is also another option in the islands. The Atlantic, which benefits of the cold current of the Canary Islands, is particularly rich here in species as the great blue marlin, with pieces of more than 600 kilograms of weight.

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23 June 2017




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