Lanzarote is full of small and beautiful villages that stand out from the vast and deserted landscapes created by the island’s volcanic character. Lanzarote’s villages are renowned for being safe, tranquil, and welcoming places, both along the coast and inland. They are the ideal places to get to know Lanzarote and its people.
These are some of the most charming villages on the island:
1. Villa de Teguise
In Villa de Teguise, you’ll find the best-preserved old town in Lanzarote, with lots of historical buildings that showcase its history as the island’s former capital. Villa de Teguise is an unforgettable place to visit [read more].
Femés is situated inland in the south of the island, which is popular for its traditional houses and its natural setting characterised by the typical arid landscapes found in the interior of Lanzarote [read more].
Haria is the main town in the north of Lanzarote. Situated inland, it is renowned for its incredible palm trees, which have given the town the nickname “Valley of a Thousand Palm Trees”. The highlights include its palm trees, its traditional urban architecture, and for being the former residence of the island’s most famous artist, César Manrique [read more].
4. San Bartolomé
San Bartolomé is an inland town, where the rural and urban coexist near Lanzarote’s capital, Arrecife [read more].
Arrieta is a small coastal town in the north of Lanzarote, with excellent food, especially seafood; a rugged but attractive coastline and lots of short white houses that are common throughout Lanzarote’s villages [read more].
You can discover more of Lanzarote’s villages here.