La Gomera, what to see and what to do
Information and tips for your holidays in La Gomera. Here you will find tourist information for your holidays in the Canary Islands, specifically travel advice for La Gomera.
If you are preparing your trip to La Gomera, on this page we detail what you can do and the places you can visit on this Spanish island.
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What to know about La Gomera
Like the rest of the Canary Islands, La Gomera is an island of volcanic origin.
However, there has been no volcanic activity for several million years.
We recommend visiting volcanic landscapes such as Los Órganos.
La Gomera has an airport near Playa Santiago, although it is so small that it is only used for inter-island flights. That is why by boat is the most common way to get to this Canary Island.
The geography of La Gomera
La Gomera is the second smallest island in the Canary Islands archipelago and has a population of almost 22,000.
La Gomera is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and is also home to the Garajonay National Park, which is also a World Heritage Site.
In this park we find the highest point of the island: the Pico Garajonay, with a height of 1487 meters.
The climate of La Gomera
The rains are more abundant in the highlands and in the north of the island.
The temperature of La Gomera varies little throughout the year, with an average of 23°C and almost 30°C in August.
The water temperature in La Gomera
The water temperature in La Gomera oscillates between 19°C in February and 23°C in September.
Summary of the history of La Gomera
The Gomeros were the aborigines of this island. The island was gradually conquered by Spanish landowners, who controlled it until the 19th century.
Public buses in La Gomera
La Gomera has 8 public bus lines with which you can travel to different points on the island.
Click here to see the map with public bus lines from La Gomera
Taxis in La Gomera
On La Gomera there are several taxi companies that you can contact. Below is a list of the taxi stations on the island with their contact numbers.
|Tecina Taxi||+34 629 23 49 00|
|Auto Taxis Group||+34 922 87 05 24|
|Taxi La Gomera||+34 626 80 95 03|
Emergency telephone numbers in La Gomera
|Emergencies General Hospital of La Gomera||922 14 02 00|
|Mulagua Health Center||822 17 13 18|
|Local Police of San Sebastián de La Gomera||922 14 10 72|
Ferries to La GomeraFred Olsen
- Route: Tenerife - La Gomera
- Duration: 55 minutes
- Connection: all year round
- Tel:922 290 070
- Route: La Gomera - Gran Canaria
- Route: La Gomera - La Palma
- Route: La Gomera - Tenerife
- Tel:928 30 06 00