Teror is popular in Canary Islands as important center of pilgrimages. Teror is located just 20 km away from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and it’s an excelent cultural proposal that we offer as Lastminute Transfer.
Reasons to discover Teror
Teror is famous for several resons but the main one is the Basílica de la Virgen del Pino, patron of the Diocesis of Gran Canaria.
The basilica of the XVIII century is the most important building and it’s a famous place for pilgrimages. Devotees of the Virgen del Pino from all the archipelago arrive for a wonderful pilgrimage that takes place every year on September the 7th.
Pilgrimages of each municipality of Gran Canaria and from all Canary Islands, go to Teror to celebrate the Virgen del Pino. Usually the number of visitors is over 17.000.
Other important buildings in Teror
Close to the famous basilica, there is the Palacio Episcopal, built in the same time and with the same materials.
We should mention also the Convento del Císter, the Convento de las Dominicas, the Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús and the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las Nieves.
Even if the religious buildings are an important part of Teror, also the civil buildings are very nice and they worth to be admired.
Among them, there are several houses of popular architecture such as town hall, House of Henríquez, of XVII century, House of Quintana or the Martínez Lara ones.
If you like markets, this is an other reason to discover Teror. Every Sundays by Plaza de Sintes, close to the basílica, it takes place the famous market of Teror.
It’s a craft market with different typical products such as wood crafts, embroidery and basketry. There are also products from the field, cakes and the famous chorizos de Teror and sweet morcilla.
Discover Teror with Lastminute Transfer
As Lastminute Transfer we want the visitor to discover this important pilgrimage center. It worth to visit it for religious, cultural and gastronomical reasons.
We offer an excursion to San Matero and Teror market that takes place every Sundays. We offer also the best transfers from the airport.