Route Archaeological Park of Belmaco, Villa de Mazo – Interpretation Center and Sale of Handicraft Villa de Mazo – Embroidery and Corpus Museum, Red House, Villa de Mazo – La Palma Cigar and Parties of the Crosses Museum of, Breña Alta – Destiladera Center, Breña Alta
  • Main page
  • Route Archaeological Park of Belmaco, Villa de Mazo – Interpretation Center and Sale of Handicraft Villa de Mazo – Embroidery and Corpus Museum, Red House, Villa de Mazo – La Palma Cigar and Parties of the Crosses Museum of, Breña Alta – Destiladera Center, Breña Alta

Description:

The route starts with a visit to the Archaeological Park of Belmaco, which is the first archaeological site discovered in the Canary Islands where we will see rock engravings of different types in addition to a cave that was permanently inhabited by aborigines for a long time. The visit continues in the sale and interpretation centre of handicraft Villa de Mazo where there is a wide range of different work of artisans on the island. Within walking distance of this last visit we found, Embroidery and the Corpus Museum of the Red House, housed in a striking building of Canary Islands of early 20th century architecture. The route continues to the nearby municipality of Breña Alta, where we will visit the La Palma Cigar and La Fiesta de Las Cruces Museum, on first place, we know where the process of elaboration of the tobacco and on the history of the Festival of Las Cruces, deeply rooted in this municipality. The route ends at the Destiladera Centre, which is a public company promoted by the Town Hall, which offers different products and services, offered by persons with a disability.

Approximate duration: 6 hours.

Starting point: Villa de Mazo.

Arrival point: Breña Alta.

Recommendations:

No presents difficulty, because it is a route in urban area, except for some minor unevenness, in addition some journeys will be made by bus. For the safety of the hiker and for the correct development of the route, it is recommended to carry the following items: water, Cap or similar, comfortable shoes, Sun protector, something to eat (dried fruits, fruit, snacks, chocolate,…), some shelter and mobile phone. Suitable for people with reduced mobility.