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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.
If you want a holiday to relax and enjoy some peace and quiet, then La Gomera is the perfect island in the Canaries for your next holiday. La Gomera 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.
La Gomera is one of the smaller Canary Islands, often overshadowed by the much larger and popular Tenerife, which is a well-known destination for European tourists. But La Gomera has its own charm and attractions and it draws in visitors who are interested in exploring nature's finest sights.
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 start of summer is a beautiful time to visit La Gomera, since the weather is getting warmer and warmer, so it will be possible to enjoy the water and go out to swim in the ocean. So if you're planning a trip to this small and lovely Canary Island in June, read our article to learn more about what temperatures you can expect in June in La Gomera.
May is a good time to visit La Gomera if you want a quiet holiday on the island since the children's summer holidays haven't started yet in most countries in Europe. The weather in La Gomera in May is usually beautiful and ideal for all outdoor activities, so you'll be able to enjoy the island at its best.
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".
April is usually a quiet month in the Canaries, although the weather is warm and pleasant, with temperatures ideal for long walks and hikes around the mountains and the coast.
The first month of spring is usually still cold in most countries on the European continent, but in the Canaries it's much warmer and better, since the winters are also milder and characterized by pleasant temperatures.
While Europe is still struggling with the harsh winter weather, La Gomera and the rest of the Canary Islands are usually basking in the sun, enjoying one of the best climates in the Northern Hemisphere at this time of the year.
The Canary Islands are, in our opinion, the best destination for a warm winter holiday in Europe, and La Gomera is a laid back island, where you can escape the noise and crowds which are typical for the larger islands like Tenerife or Gran Canaria.
La Gomera is one of the smaller Canary Islands, situated very close to the much larger island of Tenerife, from where you can grab a ferry and cross over for a much different experience.
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.
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.