The ultimate off road experience - Climb into your dune buggy for the ride of your life. Follow your experienced guide along the roads up into the mountains of La Palma, zooming past beautiful scenery with the wind in your face… then it's time to go off road! Blast along mountain paths and through dense jungle roads, deeper into the La Palma countryside, no other vehicle can go where you go. Stop for some stunning views of the Island before racing off again.
La Palma may be small but it certainly packs a punch in the natural wonder stakes. Take La Caldera de Taburiente, for example. This enormous National Park at the heart of the island is actually a volcanic crater – the biggest in the world in fact. On this trip, you’ll drive through the lush southeast of the island, headed for the town and volcanoes of Fuencaliente. Along the way, stop at the little village of Las Manchas to see the square inspired by Spanish design king, Gaudi. Then, once you get to Fuencaliente, visit the San Antonio crater. Enjoy breathtaking views down into a valley and then peer down into the depths of the Teneguia volcano, which last erupted in 1971. After that, check out the Visitors’ Centre to find out how the Canaries were formed. Your day of discovery continues with a trip to a wine cellar, where you can try a few of the local tipples. Last but not least, you’ll make one last stop, in Mazo. Take a look at the pottery centre of El Molino, housed in an old windmill, before heading back to ship.
The Canary Islands are so famous for their volcanic landscapes and sweeping countryside, their towns and villages often get overlooked. Not today, though, as we’ll take you to explore one of the isles’ most picturesque towns, Santa Cruz de La Palma. You’ll chug through La Palma’s capital in a trolley train. La Palma's part of Spain that’s retained its traditional side. Instead of commercial pubs and restaurants, you’ll encounter cottages and cobbles, sunny squares and flower-wrapped wooden balconies. There’ll be a guide with you, and they’ll point out the churches, statues and museums that tell the story of the town. The train will slow in all the right places, too, so you can snap pictures of the best bits.
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