Archeology and Crops

A stunning experience through time and traditions

€45 -€23 (max - min)
5 Hours Traditions Nature Wine Tasting

Nature, Culture and History make this tour unique!

Visit to local coffee plantation and winery

The Canarian Archipiélago is an example of adaptation of tropical fruit trees, to subtropical conditions where the bonanza of our climate has enabled the diffusion of crops of all kinds of fruits. In these beautiful plantation we Will see some examples as well as a other products deeply rooted in our culture like, coffe and wine

Wine tasting

Canary wines are considered one of the first massive exported wines in Europe. during centuries our wines were drunk and appreciate by the European and American elite. today, our sun, the volcanic soil and our pre-phylloxera varieties allow us to offer you a high-quality and unique in the world wine. enjoy!

Ancient Secrets of Maipés de Agaete

Right at the foot of the Pinar de Tamadaba, to the northwest of the island, lies the Maipés Archaeological Park. Set in the village of Agaete, on the road to the Valley, the Maipés is a sacred site hidden underneath a volcanic lava plain.

Banana plantation

The image of the banana trees, the smell of the plant, the sweet and intense flavor of the fruit are already part of the Canarian culture. Exported to the continent since the late nineteenth century. It arrived in the Canary Islands from Equatorial Guinea introduced by Portuguese expeditionaries. History considers that, once the crop was successfully settled on the islands, the Spaniards introduced it to American lands on colonization voyages to the New World.

Prices

Archeology and Crops
35 people max.
45€ - 23€
  • Return bus
  • Guided visit to Maipés Archaelogical site
  • Guided visit to Coffee plantation
  • Wine tasting
  • Guided tour through banana plantation
  • Official guides
  • English, German

Itinerary

9:15 - Departure

The Adventure begins! Meeting point: shuttle bus (still to be determined)

09:45 - Arrival to Maipés

Tour guided by professionals through one of the most important archaeological sites in the Canary Islands

10:45 - Departure to coffee plantation

Tropical crops and the vineyard have been a cultural hallmark in our past and present. The Agaete Valley is a small oasis of tropical temperatures

11:00 - Arrival to the farm
For an hour we will visit this orchard, among coffee plantations, mangoes and papayas you will get in touch with the roots of our culture, while you taste some of our best wines. Take advantage and go to the bathroom if you need it, in the banana tree there is not!
12:00 - Departure to banana plantation
Since the late nineteenth century and still today, the banana has been the main export product of the archipelago
12:30 - Arrival to the plantation
An authentic place, in production, do not expect a recreation, an imitation for the tourist, live the real thing and enjoy this tropical fruit ripened in the plant!
13:15 - departure to cruise shuttle stop
On the way back, one last chance to answer your questions, to add some informational pill or just enjoy the scenery.
14:15 - Arrival at shuttle stop and end of services

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Professional guides

You will be in the hands of the best professionals in the sector. Years of experience and a deep knowledge of the destination make this tour an activity that you will want to repeat and recommend.

Back in time to your cruise

Enjoy this experience without worries. We'll left you back on time for your departure from harbour. If your cruise's last call is close to the tour's ending time, please reconsider your choice. In some it may be better to choose another activity. We recommend you a two-hour gap between tour ending and cruise's last call.

With narration in your language

There will be no detail that escapes you. The most complete explanation, including English and German, will make this experience an unforgettable journey.

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