Gran Canaria sightseeing, attractions and online travel guide
Located in the centre of the island at and altitude of nearly 2,000m is Tejeda. Lushly forested, with reservoirs and a superb alpine climate a journey up the mountain makes an excellent day trip. The titular village has survived the ravages of modern tourism and retained its traditional appearance and way of life, with the lace and weaving trade also thriving. You can hike, take a jeep or ride a donkey; anyway you explore the area will be rewarding the scenery is so breathtaking. And before returning to your hotel take time to replenish yourself at one of the villages two traditional Canarian restaurants.
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