Visit Gáldar. Make the most of your stay in Gran Canaria with our excursions!
Gran Canaria is a very versatile island, that offers thousands
of different options to enjoy. Today we suggest you to visit Gáldar with Canarian Transfer, with our excursion Gran Canaria Gran Tour.
Visit Gáldar with Canarian Transfer
This visit has this name because it supposes a real time travel.
Through this tour you will discover different fundamental steps of Gran
Among them there is Gáldar, the headboard of one of the ancient
kingdoms of Gran Canaria, Guanartematos.
The old town of Gáldar
Gáldar count with several attractions. Its old town conserves
many attractions for the visitor. It has been declared as old town in 1981.
On one side there is the ancient hall of Gáldar, also known as
the old hall houses. They have been built on an ancient building of XVIII
In its patio there is one of the most ancient dragon tree of Gran
Canaria, that has been planted in 1718.
On the other hand, Gáldar count with the church Matriz de Santiago de los Caballeros. It’s one
of the most beautiful churches of the archipelago.
A part of its beauty, the mix between the baroque and neoclassical
elements, is very curious. Inside there is an authentic masterpiece like the
verde. In which Canary people defeated during the conquest of
the island were baptized in.
The old town count also with Plaza Grande. This spectacular mall
of the XIX century has several laurels of indias and acacias, for the
enjoyment of the walker.
If you like to buy at the local markets, you are lucky because
Gáldar still conserves its Municipal Market or the Recova Market. There are 11
stands open every day, except of Sundays and holidays, to offer to the buyer
all kind of good food.
It’s impossible to leave Gáldar without visiting the town hall
Teather or Municipal Theater. The actual building is of 1912, even if it has been deeply reformed in 2010.
Museum and Archaeological Park Cueva Pintada
A part of the old town, visiting Gáldar offers the pro to
discover its Museum and Archaeological Park Cueva Pintada.
Considered by many as the Sistine Chapel of the ancient aboriginal
Pintada is one of the most important archaeological
sites of all Canary Islands.
Thanks to a great display of audiovisual media, the visit allows
you to know more details about the pre-Hispanic world.
Necropolis of the Guancha
Just outside Gáldar we find the Necropolis of the Guancha. This
archaeological zone conserves the remais of a village in the surface, where the
ancient inhabitants of Gran Canaria use to live.
It belongs to the Archaological Zone of the coast of Gáldar and
it is an obliged stop for the passionates of prehispanic cultures.