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Address: , La Gomera, Spain
Phone Number: 922-80-09-93
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A misty rain forest full of mystery and romance: great for hiking.
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What a fantastic place to visit. From the hot arrid side of La Gomera to 'Jurassic Park' like side with thick green vegetation and forest, truly amazing views of the ultramarine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

What a fantastic place to visit. From the hot arrid side of La Gomera to 'Jurassic Park' like side with thick green vegetation and forest, truly amazing views of the ultramarine blue sea sparklng between volcanic rocks as you drive along the high winding roads (good roads not too scary). Gets very, very hot in summertime - take lots of... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We travelled across from Tenerife on the ferry,which took around 40 minutes. The experience while we were their is amazing,Garajonay National Park is beautiful and serene. The scenery from the top of the island in amazing and the people are very polite. This is not to be missed if you get the chance

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

La Gomera is one of the few places on Earth where there still are laurisilva rain forests, with plant species from the Tertiary period. Garajonay is where the giant laurel forests are and where you’ll feel like you just walked into Jurassic Park. The vegetation from the Tertiary period is truly overwhelming: 2 meters high dandelions, 3 meters high snapdragon... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The Garajonay National Park is a UNESCO World Heriage Site and crowns the island of La Gomera. With its diverse habitats and protected status it offers a great deal for the visitor who is interested in nature. The area is criss crossed by hiking paths, roads and has many spectacular viewpoints. Laurasilval forests and dry heath or fayalbrenzal cover most... More 

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Haslemere
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Be prepared for either cool and damp or hot and sunny weather, otherwise a great national park facility with good vidtors centre and excellent ranger staff ( and a brilliant local food restaurant at La Laguna Grande centre)

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Most of the park is laurel trees, so one is hiking in the shade. Being there in May, I was past the winter horizontal rain season, so it was nice and dry. The trails are well marked with signs explaining the elevation profile as well as the birds eye view of the island. There were lots of plants with flowers... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

If you like walking in green forest this is definitely something for you. If, like me, that doesn't really interest you and you prefer to see great views you will be disappointed as there are only very few places where you get to see a nice grand view. There's a Zona recreativa called Laguna Granda. This is more of an... More 

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

There are so many things to do in the park. Magnificent views all over the place and many many great walks. The views will obviously be best on a clear day but there are many walks in the amazing forest that in many ways are enhanced by a bit of mist and cloud.

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We went on a guided walk in Garajonay. A minibus dropped us off, and we met the excellent guide, a German lady called Mieke (she spoke excellent English). The walk was about 5 miles, mostly downhill. We loved the misty forest paths - they are very well waymarked. One pleasant surprise was the abundance of colourful flowers along the route.... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The Garajonay National Park, is huge and if you are going from one area to another you are more than likely to go through it. Fantastic for walkers, but if you are going a distance make sure you take supplies with you. The Scenery is amazing, and eerily quiet. The flora and fauna is very diverse. Two words of warning,... More 

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