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The city of Agulo in La Gomera. Crest (author Jerbez). Click to enlarge the image.The city of Agulo in La Gomera. Click to enlarge the image.Agulo lies at the foot of huge rock walls that surround it, and the bulbs church roof is noticeable from the road.

Agulo is renowned for its festivals: that of St. Mark, April 25, where they lit many bonfires that last night around which organizes the festival. That of St. John, June 24, is to see: people dressed in burlesque, farandolent in neighborhoods, swapping to and mocking songs, dancing the night away in multiple fireworks.


The city of Agulo in La Gomera. Village location (Jerbez author) The city of Agulo in La Gomera. Click to enlarge the image.The town of Agulo is located in the north of the island of La Gomera in the Canary Islands.


Natural ParkJuego de Bolas
In Las Rosas, a small town located a few kilometers from Agulo, towards Vallehermoso, one on the left a road at a place called Juego de Bolas (the "Ball Game”), where is located the Visitors Center (Centro de Visitantes) that absolutely worth a detour through exhibitions and permanent information including the National Park of Garajonay, which can find. A botanical garden shows a sample of 400 plant species in the National Park, including thirty endemic species.

A museum to discover the traditions of La Gomera, including the “jump of the shepherd”: a large wooden pole, the astia, once used to cross the irregularities racing down the mountain.

KnowledgeHistory, geography, arts, traditions, flora ...

The village of Agulo was founded September 27, 1607.

In 1774 a landslide completely destroyed the village had to be rebuilt below.

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