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Address: | No está en el Puerto, 38300 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Very pretty town

The guide book describes la Orotava as one of he prettiest towns on the island, with its beautiful architecture and cobbled streets. The description is spot on and while it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The guide book describes la Orotava as one of he prettiest towns on the island, with its beautiful architecture and cobbled streets. The description is spot on and while it is rather touristy, it's a million miles from the razzmatazz of the south with its British pubs and full English breakfasts. If you miss this town, you will have missed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is how La Laguna used to be. Loved the city and the many options for delicious meals, great view and fabulous architecture

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Kranj, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very attractive town with lovely parks, interesting buildings and for me, a few buildings where you felt as if you'd stepped into a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (and cheaper than s. america). Keep your nerve and head directly for parking direction St. Augustin or historical centre (loads of space). Go to tourist office and relax. Note... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we went on the local bus from Puerto de la Cruz . Although the streets are steep we took a leisurely stroll and walked along the terraces of some formal gardens. Local crafts can be purchased in the Casa Lercaro Decoracion on Cala Colegio. It is known as the House of Balconies. Well worth a visit

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You cannot get lost just wander down the narrow streets and appreciate the architecture. The central square and church are delightful. Try and be there for the festivals.

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Tenerife, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for the Corpus Christi festival and we were amazed by the sand pictures in the big square and the flower carpets in the streets, very nice day out. Unfortunately I can't comment about the town in general because I only visited the part where the flowers were. It does look a very pretty, traditional old Canarian town, I... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the 2 week period we spent over half our time in Puerto de la Cruz and the other half at the Parades, Concerts, Flower Festival, etc. at La Oratava. We were there in 2008, so this time we made sure our 2 weeks coincided with the main parts of the Fesival.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We just missed the festival of Corpus Christi but a lot of the decorations were still up. We got the bus from Puerto de la Cruz. The lady in the tourist information centre was very helpful and gave us a map of places to see. We particularly liked the botanical garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We went there when it was their festival 3 days of wonder . The picture arrangements were awsome , and the parade on Sunday was the best I've seen.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Beautifil village fill of little roads with amazing cafes and sights. Toutist information is at the top of the road to the right of bus station and near santa maria church stunning. Bus very cheap, take a trip its great place tk visit and very interesting. The gardens are fabulous

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