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The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote

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La Vegueta is a village west of the island of Lanzarote; with the village of Yuco, the town constitutes a whole that is sometimes called La Vegueta de Yuco. La Vegueta de Yuco is part of the municipality of Tinajo and has about 700 residents. The village is predominantly agricultural, especially facing the vineyards and orchards.

The village of Yuco includes a beautiful chapel, the “Ermita de la Virgen de Regla”.

EtymologyEtymology and toponymy
The place name La Vegueta small means “vega” small cultivated plain, generally alluvial.

SituationSituation

La Vegueta is located 4 km southeast of Tinajo, the LZ-20 highway, and 5 km east of Mancha Blanca by the LZ-46 highway. Yuco is located immediately north of La Vegueta.

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ChapelThe Chapel of Our Lady of Regla (Ermita de Nuestra Señora de Regla)
The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla was built in the late seventeenth century; it contains an altarpiece of the Virgin of the seventeenth century and tables.

This chapel is not to be confused with the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Regla located in Pájara.

The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote. The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla. Click to enlarge the image in Fotolia (new tab).The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote. The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla. Click to enlarge the image.The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote. The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla. Click to enlarge the image in Fotolia (new tab).
The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote. The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla. Click to enlarge the image in Fotolia (new tab).The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote. The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla. Click to enlarge the image in Fotolia (new tab).The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote. The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla. Click to enlarge the image.
The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote. The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla. Click to enlarge the image.The village of La Vegueta de Yuco in Lanzarote. The Chapel of Our Lady of Regla. Click to enlarge the image.

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