Parador de El Hierro

Know the environment

El Hierro is the island with the highest volcano density in the Canary Islands. It has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

What to see

  • Orchilla Lighthouse: historic location of the zero meridian.
  • El Roque de la Bonanza: rock formation.
  • La Peña Viewpoint: traditional El Hierro architecture.
  • La Casa de Las Quinteras Ethnographic Museum: handicrafts collection.
  • El Árbol Garoé: the holy tree of the Bimbaches.
  • Lagartario (El Hierro lizard rescue center) and Guinea Ecomuseum.
  • Biosphere Reserve: interpretive center and former social club.

What to do

  • La Restinga hiking route (55 km)
  • Bascos Viewpoint (52 km)
  • El Golfo Valley (37 km)
  • Isora Viewpoints (32 km)