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An interesting step into the writer's life

Wonderful experience with a friendly and hospitable guide. Thank you so much! The audio guide is... read more

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Tanja G
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A MUST visit.......................truly wonderful

We checked this out before leaving home and decided it was a must see. Such an interesting man and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Debra H
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Calle Topes 2 | First house off the Jose Saramago roundabout before going down to Puerto del Carmen, 35572 Tias, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience with a friendly and hospitable guide. Thank you so much! The audio guide is also well prepared. Portuguese coffee on the balcony of the kitchen adds a special touch on this visit to the life of the great writer. His house is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked this out before leaving home and decided it was a must see. Such an interesting man and life. Our expectations were met and more ................. Our guide was a young man hugely knowledgable and enthusiastic in equal measure. First we were taken around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time there. You could feeld the guide was in it with heart and soul. Very interesting (even for my 17 year old daughtet who hadn't read anything from Jose Saramago before). And the surprise in the middle of the tour (a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a must if you are in Lanzarote. It offers a unique experience and insight in how this Nobel prize winner lived his life.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Great tour and attention provided by the guide. Mandatory visit in Lanzarote. Very emotional tour.Beijinho grande para o meu amor

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Entering his office, his kitchen, his living room, his library, and in general all the spaces that he filled with love, kindness, and simplicity moved me to tears. It was such a highlight for me and my wife. I shall never forget the olive trees...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Saramago’s house and library are a must visit if you’re in Lanzarote. You will get to know the intimate of this great writer (and his wife), all which he valued, and be amazed with his simplicity. Shame on local government for not having any kind...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank arturprego
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

For Saramago fans, this is a must do. For €8 you can visit the house where he lived and his library across the street. The guide is absolutely excellent, and gives information about his personal habits, his books, political and economical influences, and gives time...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Something you really must do. Shameful as it is, I didn't really know anything about Jose Saramago before this visit. However, it would be extremely difficult to leave this place without being one of his biggest fans. It is like, in a way, the Casa...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank cambianada
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Hard to explain how meaningful this visit was. I have heard about Jose Saramago since ever. Not just at school, but everywhere. For 8£, you can visit both house and Saramago's library with a little surprise at the end! Is so worth it! You will...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Danny C
April 17, 2018|
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You don’t have to book in advance, you can just go and buy the tickets there. Isn’t far from puerto del Carmen, however you need a transport to go there. Hope it helps.