La Geria

La Geria: Our most recommended tours and activities

Lanzarote Day Tour of Timanfaya National Park Area

1. Lanzarote Day Tour of Timanfaya National Park Area

On this 7-hour excursion, you’ll explore the natural sites of southern Lanzarote. The last volcanic eruptions in the area occurred in the 18th century, creating a unique landscape. The centerpiece of the tour is the stunning Timanfaya National Park, which has been the shooting location for several films. The park’s terrain was used to represent the landscapes of other planets, such as Mars. See geothermal demonstrations on the Islet of Hilario, where the latent heat from past eruptions is still potent. Continue on a drive along the famous Volcanoes Route. Surrounding the park you’ll find natural wonders such as the Sea of Lava near the white village of Yaiza. See Los Hervideros, El Golfo and the Green Lake as well. At El Camacho, you can take an optional camel ride. In La Geria you'll visit a winery. This area is known for its Malvasia grape vineyards and the unique methods the local have devised to cultivate the difficult land.

Lanzarote: Timanfaya South Tour for Cruise Passengers

2. Lanzarote: Timanfaya South Tour for Cruise Passengers

While your cruise ship stops in Lanzarote enjoy a trip to the south of the island and discover beautiful vineyards, Timanfaya National Park and the volcanic landscape. Drive directly from the port to the La Geria wine-growing region, and see the spectacular cultivation of vineyards planted on volcanic ash. Taste the local wines, then head to Timanfaya National Park. Admire the huge lava fields, formed during six years of volcanic activity. Afterwards, take the opportunity to try local tapas for only 2 Euros. Then be inspired by the wonder of geothermal energy. Take a camel ride, experience the drive along the volcanic coast, and visit the Green Lagoon and the salt works of the island.

Volcanoes and Caves: Full-Day Tour of Lanzarote

3. 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. 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 a landscape completely different from what you have seen so far on the island. Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere along the way to one of the island's highest viewpoints. 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. Visit a cafeteria decorated with beautiful hanging baskets, a concert hall, a pool, and a small lake which connects to the sea.

Lanzarote: Day Tour for Cruise Passengers

4. Lanzarote: Day Tour for Cruise Passengers

Disembark from your cruise ship and join a guided tour of Lanzarote that takes you to the north of the island. See the unique volcanic tunnel and caverns of Jameos del Agua, enjoy a wine tasting in La Geria, learn about the thermal anomalies in Islote de Hilario, and much more. 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 del Agua and marvel at the natural lagoon. Continue south and see the Monumento al Campesino and learn about the so-called "Fertility" monument. Afterward, enjoy a wine tasting in La Geria and learn how wine growing developed on the volcanic soil. Then, 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.

From Fuerteventura: Lanzarote Volcano and Wine Region Tour

5. From Fuerteventura: Lanzarote Volcano and Wine Region Tour

Following pick-up from your resort in Fuerteventura (available from Corralejo and Castillo/Caleta de Fuste), journey to the port at Corralejo and board the express ferry to sail to Playa Blanca on the neighboring island of Lanzarote. Travel above deck and feel the sea breeze on the open-air journey. Upon arrival, get a welcome from your guide and board a comfortable, air-conditioned coach to drive to Timanfaya National Park. Enter the volcanic landscape of the island's southwest and travel across volcanic soil to marvel at the dormant volcano and other geothermal attractions of the park. Continue to the wine region of La Geria to take a look at the unique circular vineyards and sample some of the local wine. Gaze in awe at the extraordinary sight of vineyards covered in black volcanic ash. Then, go to an aloe vera museum to learn more about the health properties of the local crop. Drive along the scenic south coast to visit the green lagoon of Charco de los Clicos and see its majestic cliffs. Return to port at Playa Blanca for the return boat journey to Corralejo, where you can avail of the transfer back to your resort according to your booking.

Timanfaya And El Golfo For Cruise Passengers (Mornings)

6. Timanfaya And El Golfo For Cruise Passengers (Mornings)

If you have some free hours in Lanzarote then this is the perfect tour for you. Depart from the port of Arrecife towards the southern part of the island, passing through the village of Uga. Travel into the Fire Mountains, where you continue among volcanoes to visit the Timanfaya National Park. There enjoy geothermic demonstrations in the Hilario’s Plateau, and follow the so-called Volcano Route, accompanied by your guide who will entertain you with the story of the eruptions which have occurred in Lanzarote in the past. You also visit El Golfo, a small village in the coast of the National Park where you will see the Green Lagoon or Lago de los Clicos. At the end of this fantastic tour, you will cross to the most important vine-growing area of Lanzarote, La Geria, and see a unique example of a place that has adapted to and made good use of the land's characteristics. There, you will taste a delicious wine from the area.

Lanzarote: Full Day Bus Tour with Scenic Views

7. Lanzarote: Full Day Bus Tour with Scenic Views

Explore the diverse landscapes of Lanzarote on a full-day bus tour of the island and compare the north and south. Benefit from pick-up in Playa Blanca, Puerto de Carmen or Costa Teguise, and then journey to Timanfaya National Park to see the lunar landscapes formed by the last eruptions of the 18th century. Witness the geothermal activity that provides heat for the island. Then, follow the route of volcanoes as you head south and cross the area bordering Timanfaya and the protected landscape of La Geria. Marvel at a sea of lava along the salt flats of Las Salinas del Janubio and see the bizarre rock formations of Los Hervideros. Stop at El Golfo, known for its spectacularly green lake. Go to the capital city at Teguise and admire the stunning views from Peñas del Chache at the highest point on Lanzarote. Take photos of the northeastern coastline and Haria, home of The Valley of the Thousand Palm trees. Finally, visit Jameos del Agua, a series of lava caves with an underground auditorium, restaurant, and salt lake. See nature and mankind come together in this space created by César Manrique. Admire the subterranean gardens, blind albino crabs, and the fascinating museum of La Casa de Los Volcanes. After appreciating artistic creation in harmony with the environment at the volcanic caves, it’s time to go back to Lanzarote.

Lanzarote: three wheeler trike tour for three people

8. Lanzarote: three wheeler trike tour for three people

After paperwork and a briefing, you will have a chance to do a short test drive on the parking site at our base. When you get the hang of it and are confident, we will get started with the guided tour. First we head to the center of the island, crossing the volcanic landscapes filled with vineyards, plantations, and typical Canarian villages. Then, we reach the other side and the north shore in La Santa. The tour will take you along the road in Timanfaya where you will be surrounded by lava on your way to the beautiful Yaiza. Other highlights include the fisherman village of El Golfo, with its natural green lake; the old plantations of salt of Janubio; and the Hervideros area, where most days you can see the force of the waves against the volcan land. There are some stops during the trip, to take photos and change drivers if required, which can change depending on the driving and your mood.

Lanzarote: Volcanos of Timanfaya and Caves Tour with Lunch

9. Lanzarote: Volcanos of Timanfaya and Caves Tour with Lunch

Enjoy the incredible views of the volcanic island of Timanfaya on a guided day trip from Las Palmas. Visit the green lake along the rugged coastline of El Golfo. Stop for lunch in Yaiza and head to La Geria for a wine tasting. Finally, explore the volcanic tunnel and caverns of Los Jameos del Agua. Start by going to the southern part of the island throughout the lava coast with a panoramic view of Las Salinas de Janubio and Los Hervideros. Then, visit the sailor’s village of El Golfo to see the green lagoon. Continue your journey towards the volcanos and feel the heat of volcanoes and craters. For an additional cost, you can also ride camels. Then, visit the Timanfaya National Park and discover the Volcanoes Route. Enjoy lunch at Yaiza and stop at one of the wineries of La Geria to taste delicious wine. From there, head north and pass by the valley of the thousand palm trees. Then, arrive to Los Jameos del Agua to visit this natural cave associated with the artist César Manriquethe.

From Fuerteventura: Lanzarote Trip with Wine Tasting & Lunch

10. From Fuerteventura: Lanzarote Trip with Wine Tasting & Lunch

Get picked up from your hotel and sail from the harbor of Corralejo to Playa Blanca in Lanzarote. From there a bus will take you to the Fire Mountains. Observe the fantastic landscape of the Timanfaya National Park and the geothermal demonstrations in the Islote de Hilario. Next, begin your volcano route and go deep into the lava fields. After a delicious lunch, the bus will pass through La Geria, a wine town. Visit a typical wine cellar and taste the wines of Lanzarote.  Continue across the island to reach the volcano tube Jameos del Agua. Discover unique species, like the albino crab, known as Jameito. From there, return to Playa Blanca, crossing the coast of lava to get the ferry to Fuerteventura.

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What people are saying about La Geria

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 4,334 reviews

This trip was brilliant !! The guide was brilliant the places were amazing and what can I say excellent value for money. The tour company is called LCT ( low cost travel) and oh my goodness all the places we had entry to with the price was brilliant. We had never been to lanzarote before but this tour gives you a brilliant taste of the whole island. If that is what you want for great value do not hesitate up book this … thank you

Great day out from start to finish, visited an Aloe Vera plant, museum and shop. Wonderful drive through the volcano and mountains. Stopped for lunch and wine tasting. Then on to the green lagoon for photo stop. Excellent day out

The tour was amazing. The guide was very knowledgable and the driver very skilled. The day was well spaced with opportunity for mini breaks quite often. We saw all the main spots on the island. Very good value for money.

Had a great and informative walk, the scenery is amazing and a great guide! Would definitely recommend to do this as the views are more than worth it!!

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