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Volcanoes and Caves: Full-Day Tour of Lanzarote

1. Volcanoes and Caves: Full-Day Tour of Lanzarote

Enjoy a fantastic day out on this tour of Lanzarote. See the picturesque village of Yaiza on the edge of the volcano, where you’ll have the opportunity to admire the volcanic crater of the Timanfaya mountains or simply enjoy a cup of cafe con leche (coffee with milk). You then head west towards the impressive rocky coast of Los Hervideros, with unique structures formed by volcanic eruptions. See Lago Verde, a green lake in the middle of the black sand beach of El Golfo. Admire the bay made from tuff and lava, with unusual colors and bizarre shapes. You’ll than travel by bus towards Timanfaya National Park. Here you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a short ride on a dromedary and to experience the world on top of these fascinating animals. Marvel at the Montañas del Fuego (Fire Mountains), try out amazing experiments with the geothermal energy, and enjoy the breathtaking tour through the national park. Learn about the history of this natural wonder's development. The authentic records by a priest from Yaiza, who documented the volcanic eruptions in the 18th Century, provide a deeper understanding of how people’s lives were determined by this force of nature. During a break in Mancha Blanca, take the opportunity to visit the famous church of Nuestra Senora de los Dolores. Admire the beautiful Canary architecture and see the statue of Madonna which, according to legend, halted the flow of lava from a volcanic eruption. Visit the picturesque wine-growing region of La Geria and learn more about the painstaking work associated with the local methods of wine growing. You can also taste the delicious local wines in a local Bodega (cellar). Passing by the Monumento al Campensino, the tour heads to the green northern side of the island with the Valley of 1000 Palms. Experience the wonderful landscape that is completely different from what you have seen so far on the island. Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere along the way to one of the highest viewpoints of the island. Here you can admire the fantastic view of the Valley of 1000 Palms, Monte Corona, and the northeastern coastline with its picturesque villages. Visit Jameos del Agua, one of the most beautiful places in Lanzarote. The architect Cesar Manrique artistically designed this section of the tunnel. Here you can find a cafeteria decorated with beautiful hanging baskets, a concert hall, a pool, and a small lake which connects to the sea. You can also admire the small white crabs that are usually only found in the deep sea.

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Lanzarote: Day Tour for Cruise Passengers

2. Lanzarote: Day Tour for Cruise Passengers

Use your cruise stop on Lanzarote for an interesting tour of the north of the island and discover the fascinating scenery. Start in the Valley of a Thousand Palms, and admire the 5,000-year-old Corona Volcano. Then reach the Famara Massif at an altitude of 500 meters and look out over the islands of the Chinijo Archipelago. Discover the underground oases of Jameos de Agua and marvel at the natural lagoon. Continue south and see the Monumento al Campesino and learn about the so-called "Fertility" monument. Afterwards enjoy a wine tasting in La Geria and learn how wine growing developed on the volcanic soil. Finally continue to the scenic Timanfaya National Park and admire the fascinating Montañas del Fuego (Mountains of Fire). Hear about the energy hidden under the earth's surface in El Islote de Hilario, and see some amazing experiments with geothermal energy. Finally you have the opportunity for an optional camel ride through the park, and on your way back see the Green Lagoon and the salt marshes.

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What people are saying about Monte Corona

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4.5 / 5

based on 1,509 reviews

Great tour where you get a good overview over the island! It took one hour until we had picked up everybody and reached the final bus, but I had expected that. Our guide (Radmila) was very knowledgeable, funny and nice. I can only recommend this tour.

Our guide was the best!! We have lought a lot! The tour is well organized and we visited amazing places! Well recommended

Erich was a very entertaining tour guide! ..... the bus driver was also a boon and felt a very competent ...... bus trip!

Very informative guide. Not really suitable for young children.

Thanks to Radmilla - great Teiselritung. The trip was great