Canary Islands - La Gomera (PDF Chapter)

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From a distance La Gomera appears as an impenetrable fortress ringed with soaring rock walls. Viewed from up close, however, that rough landscape translates into lush valleys, awe-inspiring cliffs and stoic rock formations sculpted by ancient volcanic activity and erosion.

  • explore the fern-filled trails of the Parque Nacional de Garajonay, the laurel forest at the island’s heart
  • maps
  • be amazed by the tropical flowers, plants and fruits of the lush Vallehermoso
  • transport
  • soak up the beauty of Valle Gran Rey, with its plunging valleys and picture-perfect terraced hillsides
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: San Sebastián de la Gomera, Parque Nacional de Garajonay, Hermigua, El Cedro, Agulo, Las Rosas, Vallehermoso & around, Playa Santiago, Alajeró and Valle Gran Rey.

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