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Biosphere Reserve Interpretation Centre

Biosphere Reserve Interpretation Centre

In 2000, the island of El Hierro was made into a Biosphere reserve by UNESCO and , to celebrate, set up the Visitors’ Centre in Isora. Built in the former Casino, it offers a magnificent interactive exhibition that gives complete information about the i...
Casa de las Quinteras

Casa de las Quinteras

La Casa de las Quinteras is an ethnographic museum in Valverde in the house of a family of local women teachers whose surname was Quintero, the reason for its name. Here the visitor can see ethnographic details from the island, in four different rooms...
Ecomuseo de Guinea

Ecomuseo de Guinea

El Ecomuseo de Guinea (the eco-museum) is in the Valle del Golfo, at the foot of the cliff-face known as el Risco de Tibataje. It offers a visit to the hamlet of Guinea (the first settlement in the municipality of Frontera) and the lizard centre or Lagartario...
El Julan. Interpretation Centre

El Julan. Interpretation Centre

The El Julán Interpretation Centre is in the area of the same name. This archaeological site has been proposed for the status of Humankind Heritage Site to UNESCO by the Government of the Canary Islands. It is one of the most valuable and extensive archaeological ...
Lookout points

Lookout points

If there is one sole thing that surprises the visitor when they come to El Hierro (there are millions), it would be the lookout points that afford views over the rolling slopes, cliff faces and general scenic beauty of places that are totally different...
Restingolita

Restingolita

Just when it seems that Nature couldn’t be more magical in these Islands furthest South in Europe, suddenly up sprung a new underwater volcano to surprise us all, one more volcanic incident in the sequence of the Islands. The Museum offers an exhibition h...
The Garoe tree

The Garoe tree

The Garoé Tree or Holy Tree is a clear example of the constant pursuit of the local inhabitants of water supplies. The Garoé is the symbol of the island. It condenses the water from the Trade Winds and deposits I t in the troughs where people and a...

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