If you want a holiday to relax and enjoy some piece and quiet, then La Gomera is the perfect island in the Canaries for your next holiday. It's situated really close to Tenerife, but it is so different and you will probably fall in love with the amazing views and the natural park.
No matter how many travel guides you read, this old saying is still true: a photo is worth 1000 words. For travel destinations this is 100% accurate, since all you need sometimes is a photo to make you want to discover a place you knew nothing about until that moment.
Most people come to visit La Gomera for the peace and quiet, the natural beauty and the landscapes and for the numerous trekking and hiking opportunities around the island.
Planning your next trip to La Gomera? If you're thinking of a winter escape, why not come and visit the island while it's carnival season?
The City Council of San Sebastián de La Gomera usually organizes events throughout the month of December dedicated to Christmas activities. An intense program of festivities begin at the start of December, usually with the celebration of "Noche en Blanco".
Fred Olsen will open a new interior ferry line in La Gomera, between San Sebastian de la Gomera, Playa Santiago and Valle Gran Rey. According to their website, the departure times would be 10:45, 15:00 and 21:00 from S. S de la Gomera.
This month Valle Gran Rey in La Gomera will join the celebrations for Fiestas del Carmen with a maritime procession, as well as musical acts with different bands and groups.
Every island or the Canaries has its own carnival season and La Gomera is no exception to this rule. Although the parties are not as big as in Tenerife or Gran Canaria, they still attracted a good number of participants, both tourists and locals.