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Bike Tour: (Tuesday) Botanical Garden and Vegueta (Old Town)

Bike Tour: (Tuesday) Botanical Garden and Vegueta (Old Town)

Tour 1:

Botanical Garden (Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo) and Vegueta (Old Town)

Date: Tuesday

Difficulty: Very Easy (all Family)

Tour time: 6 horas

Pick up time: 9.30 hrs (Hermitage of San Telmo, close to the bus station)

Arrival: 15.30 hrs

Travel: We will visit the Botanical Garden, The Botanicsl Garden Viera y Clavijo – Jardín Canario – with 27 hectares is a peaceful place that collects a complete array of botanic species that are unique in the Canaries and in the Macaronesian Islands, being also the home of the Giant Lizzard of Gran Canaria, an endemic specie and the largest lizzard of the family of the Lacertidae.

We pick up the bikes after the visit to the Botanicl Garden and we take a dirt road through the Barrranco Of Guiniguada (remember, is a very eas travel and for all the family). This path that is suitable for walkers and cyclists (mountain bikes), is three meters wide and goes along the Guiniguada Ravine next to several cattle and agricultural precincts, as well as some old water-supply facilities. The existence of some ancient canarii caves and thousands of Canary palm trees -Phoenix Canariensis- make this a unique walk.

The last stop will be The historic borough of Vegueta, in the capital city of Gran Canaria, offers a nice colonial architecture, pedestrian streets, charming squares and some buildings that deserve a visit, such as the Casa de Colón (Columbus House), the Cathedral of Santa Ana, and the Museo Canario (Canary Museum). We will have a picnic around.

Price: 40 euros.