Is there an airport on La Gomera?
Although La Gomera has an airport, it is only for flights between the islands, meaning that, to get here from Europe, you’ll have to change flights in Tenerife or Gran Canaria.
Where can you fly to from La Gomera?
Small aircraft of the airline Binter Canarias fly between the nicely designed airport in the south of La Gomera and the neighbouring islands. You can fly comfortably and quickly to Gran Canaria and Tenerife up to three times a day.
How do you get to La Gomera?
You can catch a ferry from the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife to the port of San Sebastián throughout the year. The ferry companies Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express serve the Tenerife – La Gomera ferry route with several daily crossings.
What is La Gomera known for?
It is a prehistoric forest with the UNESCO World Heritage designation. Exploring its tracks and trails is a unique experience. You can enjoy the peace of La Gomera on the many routes that cross the island from one end to another.
Are there beaches in La Gomera?
Directly connected to the capital of La Gomera there are two beaches. The city beach, Playa de San Sebastián, which is located directly opposite the port and offers its visitors 500 meters of fine black sand beach.
Does La Gomera have sandy beaches?
Sandy and natural beaches of La Gomera You cannot expect kilometre-long sandy beaches on La Gomera, often there are only small and hidden bays which are difficult to reach. The longest beach of the island is the holiday resort Valle Gran Rey, which is a good kilometre long and you can swim there almost all year round.
Where is the closest airport to Gomera?
/ 28.02972°N 17.21472°W / 28.02972; -17.21472 La Gomera Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de La Gomera) ( IATA: GMZ, ICAO: GCGM) is an airport located near the town of Playa Santiago on the island of La Gomera in the Canary Islands, 34 km (21 mi) southwest by road from the island’s capital city, San Sebastián de la Gomera .
What is the history of aviation in La Gomera?
Aviation in the island of La Gomera started in the 1950s, when a private airfield was constructed. Its name was “El Revolcadero” and it was situated in Tecina. This airfield had a runway (09-27), an hangar and a small stand which was used as control tower.
When was the Tenerife North Airport built?
Although the runway was completed in 1994, the terminal did not open until 1999. As of August 2019, there are two return flights per day to Tenerife North and two return flights per day to Gran Canaria.