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Holidays in Gran Canaria, visit to the Arehucas Rum Factory

Holidays in Gran Canaria, visit to the Arehucas Rum Factory

In our holidays in Gran Canaria you can not miss a visit to the Arehucas Rum Factory. In the town of Arucas, located in the North of Gran Canaria, there is the only Ron factory in Europe and next to the Gran Canaria Wines and the Agaete Valley Farms are a mandatory stop to know the culture of the inhabitants of the region. Island.

The factory was inaugurated in 1884 as La Fábrica de San Pedro, dedicated at first to the production of sugar to later focus on the production of cane spirits and rum evolved into a “factory” of rum.

During the following decades the “Factory” evolved and it was in the 40s of the 20th Century that it was renamed “Ron Arehucas”, the name with which it is known today. In 1965, La Fábrica was renamed Arehucas Distilleries and began an expansion period supported by an intention to collaborate with the social and cultural community of the Canary Islands.

Arehucas Distilleries is today a century-old company, with a consecrated history, and proof of this are its unique facilities in the municipality of Arucas (Gran Canaria), as contrasted by its more than 95,000 annual visitors.

Consolidated as a prestigious brand based on the quality and history of the wines of its brand, it has established itself as a benchmark of the Canarian society and a fundamental pillar to make known to the world the image of its product, the roots and the tradition of the Canary culture.

Destilerías Arehucas currently strives to increase its presence outside the Canary Islands, mainly in the rest of Spain as well as internationally, exporting to more than 10 countries.

The visit to the “Fábrica de Ron Arehucas” is a guided tour by professionals where besides being able to enjoy the process of making the rum, you can visit the oldest winery in Europe and make a tasting of the rums made in the factory.

Rum Factory Arehucas, Gran Canaria

Rum Factory Arehucas, Gran Canaria

Inside Rum Factory Arehucas, Gran Canaria

Inside Rum Factory Arehucas, Gran Canaria

San Juan Bautista Church, Arucas, Gran Canaria

San Juan Bautista Church, Arucas, Gran Canaria

Rum Arehucas, Gran Canaria

Rum Arehucas, Gran Canaria

Rum Factory Arehucas, Gran Canaria

Rum Factory Arehucas, Gran Canaria

Rum Factory Arehucas, Gran Canaria

Rum Factory Arehucas, Gran Canaria