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Site of Interest

The municipality features a rock-formed mountain Los Organos which are made up of basalt rocks. Mountaintops includes El Cercado and La Fortaleza or Chipude.

The municipality features a rock-formed mountain Los Organos which are made up of basalt rocks. Mountaintops includes El Cercado and La Fortaleza or Chipude. The natural beauty of the mountain area forms a part of the Garajonay Park. Directly by the coast of Vallehermoso features a cultural centre named El Castillo del Mar, located in an old banana factory which was used until 1950 is the centre for concerts, cinema and folklore music. The Castillo was restored in 1981 by the photographer Thomas K. Müller.

A botanical garden, Jardín Botánico del Descubrimiento de Vallehermoso, was constructed in 2000 under the direction of botanist Dr. David Bramwell of the Botanical Gardens in Las Palmas at a cost of 310 million pesetas. The garden covers an area of 16,219 square metres with plant species from five continents, especially species found by discoverers of the New World. Plants from all the Canary Islands archipelago are included, with a special focus on the endemic plants of La Gomera.