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Parque Cultural La Zarza

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Address: San Antonio, s/n, Garafia, La Palma, Spain
Phone Number: 922 695 005
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a great place to visit

We were travelling long the North coast of La Palma and decided to stop in here to see what it was all about. Lovely shaded walk through the forest searching for Petroglyphs. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
freddie s
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were travelling long the North coast of La Palma and decided to stop in here to see what it was all about. Lovely shaded walk through the forest searching for Petroglyphs. The whole caveman experience was very interesting. The rock carvings were a bit thin on the ground but on the whole a good visit for only 2 Euros.... More 

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52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A walk through the laurel and pine enchanted forests to view various petroglyphs etched on the entrances to caves. The information boards at each place were good. The signposting is a little hit and miss and we went around twice by accident. Suitable for those less fit or elderly, families with young children. The area has an ethereal ancient feel.... More 

Thank Artyonetwo
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Nice small museum about the stone engravings followed by a film explaining the same in your own language. The following walk through the forest is nice and cool. But you realize that the 2€ entrance fee are just too little to keep the park in a good shape. If you can give a little more so maybe they can update... More 

Thank Lukas T
Warsaw, Poland
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On a hot (30 centigrade) summer day, a short 40 minute walk by the shaded paths of La Zarza, through a La Gomera like rain forest with many birds flying over for 2eur pp is a genuine relax. Otherwise, with less demanding weather La Palma offers plenty other even more interesting trails Free Of charge. however, if it makes a... More 

Thank Pawel411
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Nice place to visit ancient rock engravings of early inhabitants. Also the walk through the forrest is like a fairytale landscape. Note that they are closed on Mondays.

Thank Henry M
Drachten, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Lush and green on the canarian islands, who would have thought. I have visited Tenerife and Gran Canaria, but never thought I would encounter such a place on these islands. La palma has a lot to offer. There are similar places on the Island like this rainforest, but not as beautiful as this one. And then there is also the... More 

1 Thank Rene H
Zurich, Switzerland
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902 reviews
365 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Located along the winding road of the northern coast, this 1.5km shaded trail is a peaceful tour along a covered creek bed. Your 2€ entry fee includes access to museum, souvenir shop, video room, snack shop, tour of the trails and rock carvings and access to the restrooms. The museum area is basically one room of displays and information on... More 

2 Thank FormerCaliBoy
Bruges, Belgium
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

In La Zarza you will find some old rock drawings in a fairy tale forest. There is also a visiting center whit a little museum. The museum is not that special. You can visit it in 10 minutes. A tourist path guides you to the rock drawings. The best way to enjoy this place is to take a walk in... More 

3 Thank _b_r_u_n_0_0_n_u_r_b
Bergerac, France
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

You pay a small entrance fee to visit the fenced park, which is rather small . We found the best outside the park walking the path to San Pedro and back. Tip start with the difficult part (steps, climbs ...) down the park place, you will welcome a rather comfortable way back after a 3 hours walk.

4 Thank stadenaar
La Palma
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010

La Zarza is a magical experience - it feels like you are in a setting for Lord of the Rings, with caves, little wooden bridges, paths springy from pine needles and vines trailing down from above. And all surrounded by silence except for the occasional bird or twig snapping underfoot. It is easy to imagine the sounds of children playing... More 

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