La Gomera, like the rest of the Canaries, is a volcanic island, located on the Atlantic Ocean west of the Canary Islands. Belongs to the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and its capital is San Sebastian de la Gomera. The particular beauty of this island can be seen in its lush forests, rugged ravines, cliffs and towns with ancient traditions.
Agulo: The municipality of Agulo in La Gomera has about 1175 inhabitants and a coastline of 8.55 km, it was founded by the ancient settlers from Tenerife. The locations of most interest are the Mirador de Roque Blanco, San Marcos Church and the Hermitage of San Marcos.
Alajeró: In this county is located the airport of La Gomera, and has a population of 2,142 people. Its main towns are Alajeró, Playa Santiago, Targa, Antoncojo, Imada and Arguayoda. You may visit the Cliffs of Alajeró and natural monuments of La Caldera.
Hermigua: The municipality of Hermigua in La Gomera is situated in the north of the island and has a coastline length of 8.35km. The main towns, besides Hermigua, are Las Casas, Piedra Romana(Roman Stone), Santa Catalina, and Callejón de Ordaiz, and Estanquillo. Its economy is based mainly on rural tourism, agriculture, banana and wine production. One of the good attractions is the good weather that rarely falls below 18 º in winter and stands at an average of 24 degrees in summer.
San Sebastián de La Gomera: This is the capital of La Gomera, and here we find the hermitage of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Its most important towns in addition to San Sebastian are El Molinito, Laguna de Santiago and Tecina and a commercial port, through which one day Christopher Columbus left for America. It has numerous protected natural areas including the natural area of Benchijigua.
Vallehermoso: Vallehermoso in La Gomera is the municipality with the longest extension with 110km from north to south of the island. The nearby beaches include Iguala, La Negra, La Alojera, La Rajita, all in the south of the city, its beautiful landscape between palm trees invite hiking and trekking.
The Gomerans, loving their ancestral traditions, have retained its festivals, customs and folklore. The daily routine is broken often with different celebrations. In San Sebastian de La Gomera they celebrate the festival in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe, patroness of the island, in which the gomerans go the first Monday of October to Puntallana, where the shrine is located. The Island since 1960 also recalls the exploits the discovery of America in 1492 with the Columbus Celebrations in which it´s cultural activity is diverse, regional dances, concerts, and conferences.
Airport: La Gomera´s airport is located south of the island in the municipality of Alajeró, 34 kilometers from the capital San Sebastian de la Gomera, is well connected to the Spanish capitals and the Canary Islands. There are two bus lines outside the terminal building that connect the airport with the capital San Sebastian and Valle Gran Rey(the Valley).
Ferries to La Gomera: Transport by Ferrie are one of the best ways to travel between the Canary Islands with all major lines here, from Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de La Palma, etc. You can check all destinations with aferries
With pick up and drop off points in La Gomera´s airport and towns