The municipality of Tejeda in Gran Canaria is situated south-west of the island Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. A place considers one of the most rural villages to visit in Europe. How we’ll tell you later, Tejada is a city with a big protagonist in several ways. It is formed by the old village of Tejeda in the center, Cuevas Caídas, El Carrizal, El Chorrillo, El Espinillo, El Juncal, La Solana and La Tosca.
In contrast, the landscapes in Tejeda invite you to venture and touch it. Moreover, tourists who spend a while there, they insist on the charming and lively of its town folks. Especially thank the weather and the opportunity to get a new outfit or taste new flavors on the market.
It’s the second smallest city on the island. It has much more than you think. Let’s us show you more:
Between Las Palmas (the Capital) to Tejada the distance is 44 kilometers, there are a few ways of transportation. By car, you have the possibility to take the GC 15 and the road will show you nice scenery, through the municipalities of San Brígida and San Mateo, for almost an hour.
Instead, if you choose the public transport from the Bus Station in Las Palmas and take the number 303 bus to San Mateo and once there, you take the number 18.
We are always showing you the best from Gran Canaria. And this time, we have big news for you because Tejeda in Gran Canaria has unexpected curiosities:
Many cinematographic productions have chosen Gran Canaria Island to shoot important scenes. Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Fast and Furious 6 is examples of that.
However, Tejeda has two great productions on its own: a chapter of “Black Mirror series” and the movie “When the Dinosaurs ruled the Earth” from 1970.
Tejeda is rich in archeological wealth on the island. Under the surfaces; caves, rock carving, painting and hidden houses show a historical attraction for the most adventurous tourists.
The King’s caves are an example of that. It was constructed in a bizarre line archeological formation. Inside we can find out numerous paintings telling us about the existence of a pre-Hispanic society.
The Betayga Archeological Park is an ecological museum where you’ll get information about the natural space and its history. The views from there are so grand that you shouldn’t miss it.
This celebration has been celebrating since 1970, between the last week of January and the first week of February. In Tejeda, in Gran Canaria, the exact dates are on 3rd and 4th of February.
It’s an inherent part of the history on Gran Canaria. The interested and particular taste accompanied by a little volcanic soil. The warmer weather in Gran Canaria helps to the grown of this tree. Gran Canaria islands are full of thousands of almond trees come into blossom.
These days you can appreciate traditional Canarian music, artisan markets, gastronomic exhibitions and dancers on the street.
As other areas, Tejada in Gran Canaria has special dishes which are made with the native nourishment from the location. Basically, the main ingredient is almond. In this case, two are the protagonists and they are consumed throughout Spain and Europe:
Truly, Tejeda is one of the wonders you’ll find out if you’re coming to Gran Canaria. Check our website out for more holiday options. Gran Canary is full of fun and beautiful treasures.