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Restored village worth visiting

Although the former capital of the island was set up in the mountains to escape the pirates who... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Biggar, United Kingdom
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Having ear-marked the 2of the Miradors to stop at, we decided to stop here as we drove through. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tenerife, Spain
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All reviews well worth a visit public toilets aloe vera lovely village small town pretty village historic town tourist shops chip monks couple of hours nervous driver few times wander around photo opportunities old church santa maria stunning views
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is much too clean, too much restored, and therefore has lost it's authenticity. On top of that, the museum Casa Santa Maria was unaccountably closed.

Thank Geert O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the former capital with its white-washed buildings as part of a bus tour and found it to be charming and picturesque with a beautiful church. There are various bars/restaurants as well as a number of gift shops and little else but still worth a...More

Thank Liz208
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the former capital of the island was set up in the mountains to escape the pirates who plundered the coastline, I think it may have a few pirates who have set up in business now to fleece the tourists! There is a church in...More

Thank Rantinrover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having ear-marked the 2of the Miradors to stop at, we decided to stop here as we drove through. A very pretty village, though to comercialised. Silly prices, put us off spending anything! Well worth stopping for though, to stroll through & enjoy the ambience &...More

Thank 256graemeb
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The village is very picturesque with a beautiful church in the centre. There are a number of bars and restaurants to stop in, but not much else to do apart from walking around and exploring the streets. In my opinion it is worth visiting if...More

1  Thank RDS61
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Lovely small village with a couple of nice places to eat at very reasonable prices and there is a beautiful wee church to visit

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We headed off to this city about 9ish and it was a 55 minute drive which was divine! We drove to the city through the mountains and stopped a few times to take in the views because it was beautiful. When we go to the...More

Thank Nhavie
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A bit of a scary drive through this National Park - but if you can face it, so worth it! A landscape photographers paradise, several stopping places to pause at and9 admire the view, if you are lucky, you may see some magnificent birds of...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

If you’re a nervous driver then you’re certainly better off booking an organised coach trip - the drive through the mountains is not for the faint hearted. It’s more than worth it though as Betancuria is simply breathtaking. There’s a picturesque town square with a...More

1  Thank Mummybee1978
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Betancuria on our trip around the island. It was a pretty village but as had been massively hyped to us it felt a bit “Disney”. I would’ve liked more historical explanation, 30 minutes there was enough.

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