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Santa Cruz de la Palma Historical

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Experiment and enjoy a walk through history. The capital looks incredible, with its colonial and Indian past, as well as retales of the Portuguese, British and French influence. Palmero pride.

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Highlights

  • I admire the different architectural styles left by the conquests
  • importance of the island during the colonial empire
  • economic
  • cultural and heritage center.

Description

Guided tour (Spanish or English option) with our official guides that will show us the historic center, one of the best and oldest. Our approximately 2h free tour, the meeting point will be the vandale square where our flag will be. It will begin visiting the famous typical balconies (double balconies, of lusitan influence with remembered to the Portuguese deters and whose purpose was to ventilate the houses, enjoy the sea and its smoothes ...), we will continue towards the castle of Santa Catalina (defensive system and cover of Access to the city both in the north and south and built in the mid-19th and naval builders took as reference the Nao Santa María under which Columbus discovered America having a large number of pieces and documents as a correspondence of the time, appointment of officers and the Palmera delegation of the Court of the Indies of the Island). Next, we will begin to go down to the Plazuela de la Cruz del Tercero, place of local meeting and recreation, of undoubted beauty, tells the tradition that, fulfilling the tradition, Captain General Alonso Fernández de Lugo, in 1,493 he proceeded to nail a cross of wood in thanks to his victory in the Castilian mission. We will continue going down Anselmo Pérez de Brito street and O'Daly street (Calle Real), with mandatory stops in the Borrero Plate (one of the most photographed areas of the capital), the company the researcher (Real Casino), Plaza Vandale , Real Club Nautico, Casa Cabrera and Casa Massieu, Las Casas Consistorial, Plaza de España and Church of El Salvador, Palacio Salazar and Casa Van de Valle, Casa Sotomayor and ending in front of another of the most recognized symbols of the capital such as the Chilean nitrate poster. In all this you will know the Portuguese, Dutch, Irish influence, the maritime importance that the sea port had, this being the most important 3 in the world after Flanders and Huelva since its creation in 1,493. Santa Cruz de La Palma, with only 17,000 inhabitants is full of surprises and history, you just need to know her and we teach you. We want you to be, at the end of your trip, our ambassadors outside the island, that you talk about the niceness of this little corner of the world, that you post your memories, that you encourage your loved ones to come and the best ... .. what will come back And that you fall in love with Bonita Island.

Includes

From our meeting point, we will take you through the most important and characteristic places of the capital, historical and economic center of the island. It is a circular circuit, fully accessible to people with some type of disability, and suitable for minors.

Important Information

  • The tour comes out with a minimum of 5 people. Suitable for all types of people Circular tour and can vary the itinerary avoiding the sun at some point. They can join at any time but we ask for punctuality at the exit Keep in mind that it is complicated to park in the historic center (parquind of the recommended bridge or bus 500, stop the market)

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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