Tips & Tricks
Mirador de El Tacorón (Highway HI-410) – located in the southern part of the island (toward Playa de Tacorón), is one of many spots at El Hierro that offer panoramic views of the island. The waters within this area are among the most beautiful anywhere in EL Hierro.
Piscina Natural La Maceta (38000 Frontera) – located on the northern part of the island, in the municipality of Frontera, we find La Maceta: a group of perfect natural pools for enjoying a day with the family. An area sculpted out by nature that is a great place to disconnect. There is a comfortable area […]
Pozo de la Salud (38912 Frontera) – this 18th century well is located near the village of Sabinosa, on a seaside cliff made of porous lava. This lava lies on top of a substrate rich in clay making it, thus, almost waterproof. Therefore, the rainwater that filters down to the area is caught. The influence […]
Parque Cultural de El Julán (HI-400, 38914 El Pinar) — apart from the incredible coastal views on offer from this site, the exhibition center holds the most important cultural findings of El Hierro – petroglyphs scratched into the lava flow by the native Bimbache people (the ancient inhabitants of El Hierro). To this day, no-one […]
Roque de la Bonanza (HI-2, 38910 Villa de Valverde) — this peculiarly shaped rock surged upwards from the marine depths in Las Playas. There is a volcanic jetty and underneath, there is a wealth of flora and fauna. Tourists with cars can also drive closer to this large rock which is supposed to resemble a […]
Villa de Valverde (island capital) — this is the only municipality on the island that is not next to the sea and it is located in the northeast. Villa de Valverde is the administrative and religious capital of El Hierro. At the end of the 15th century and the start of the conquest of the […]