Los Llanos de Aridane - La Palma

In the still peaceful little town of Los Llanos, the Plaza de Elías Santos Abreu (named after a doctor and naturalist (more often called "Plaza Chica"), the Plaza de España with its ancient Indian laurel trees and the church "Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios" (Flemish statue and paintings from the 16th century) are worth seeing. In the daily open market hall locals, residents and tourists like to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, cheese, honey, gofio, wine and much more. Los Llanos also has a cultural center (in the Plaza de España: library and concert halls) and an archaeological museum with Guanchen finds. As part of the "La ciudad en el museo" (The City is the Museum) project, the city now boasts several large murals and a Guanche sculpture.

Fiestas in Los Llanos

The gastronomy and nightlife offer is the best on La Palma. Famous are the Los Llanos Carnivals, the Virgen de los Remedios Festival (July 2 every two years, next time in 2013) and the annual Nuestra Señora de las Angustias procession on August 15 to the chapel on the road to Puerto de Tazacorte. On the road to Puerto Naos is the City Park and Botanical Garden, designed by the Palmeric artist Luis Moreros.

Leisure and hiking from Los Llanos from

A holiday home in Los Llanos is a good starting point for hikes to the Caldera de Taburiente. A tourist information office (Calle Doctor Fleming) and La Palmas Patronato de Turismo (Casa Massieu in Argual) have offices in Los Llanos. In the German-speaking office "Mantenimiento de Contacto" (Calle General Yagüe 13) tourists are comprehensively supplied with information particularly to real estates and German books. On the road to El Paso is the cactus garden "Palmex Cactus" with over 600 species of cacti.