Lanzarote is pure geology, underwater and moon-like landscapes, pristine water, thirsty land, palm-tree oasis, harmony between men and nature. The islands’ landscapes can be enjoyed all rear round, in sunny weather, fabulous beaches, volcanic valleys that are threatening and beautiful at the same time.
Lanzarote and the Chinijo Islands form a geopark of oceanic volcanic islands with not only an internationally relevant geological heritage, but also of great worth and conservation values, where it is possible to observe the interaction, through more than 15 Ma, between the volcanic, erosive and sedimentary processes, on land and water. All of it backed by the fact that it is an international tourist destination with excellent infrastructures that have been made the most of in order to promote and disseminate their geology.
City / Region
Number of Geosites
Aeropuerto César Manrique-Lanzarote
Apartado de Correos 86. 35500
Arrecife – Lanzarote
Enjoy the most beautiful landscapes and the most emblematic geosites in these unique and special territories.
The Geosites are locals of geological interest that represent the existing geodiversity and have a high educational, tourist and/or scientific level.
This impressive yellow volcano is a hydromagmatic building with a strombolian eruptive phase There is a fossil beach
The geodiversity is present in the landscapes, that are the cradle for all the existing biodiversity in these territories.
Uses and Customs
Geoparks are territories with a strong cultural and ethnological identity, which are represented by their customs and traditions. These customs and traditions have gained relevance throughout the centuries and became inseparable from the present and history of this regions and its people.
Sustainable Local Market, you can go through a number of experiences, interacting with craftspeople from the island and learing about the different traditional
Cochineal (Dactylopius cocu) was the most important crop in the years from 1860-1980 in Lanzarote Cochineal is mainly used for dye making, specially for the
Wine is grown in Lanzarote by digging holes until the buried soil is found This create a unique landscape in La
Due to the shallow and therefore well illuminated depths, influenced by cold waters which are rich in nutrients produced in the nearby African coast, this area
The experiences that geoparks provide, trigger authentic experiences and unforgettable emotions.
Enogastronomic musical experience: listen to live music, taste a glass of wine accompanied by
The goal behind the creation of Haría Extreme was to run, and keep running Haría is a small town
During your visit, geoparks have restaurants and accommodation available to complement and enrich your experience.
Museums / Interpretative Centre
Museums gather collections that allow us to better understand our existence and everything related to it. They are privileged spaces that tell us about the history of the Earth and life.
Casa de los Volcanes
A Vulcanology Centre of great scientific, cultural, educational and tourist interest whose main
La Casa Amarilla is the familiar name of an old house, former headquarters of the Cabildo de
Fforest Fawr UNESCO Global Geopark
The Fforest Fawr UNESCO Global Geopark covers the western half of the Brecon Beacons National Park Designated a UNESCO Global Geopark in 2015,
United Kingdom , Ireland
Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark
The Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark, is tucked away in the northwest corner of Ireland and straddles the border between counties Fermanagh
North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark
The North Pennines is a beautiful upland area in the north of England It is a place of wild moors, remote fells, green dales and scattered