San Sebastian, La Gomera, Canary Islands

San Sebastián de la Gomera (Spanish meaning Saint Sebastian), is located on the northeastern coast of La Gomera, the smallest of the Canary Islands. San Sebastian is the capital and port for the island.

The scenery surrounding San Sebastian is surprisingly varied and full of contrasts; impressive gorges, grand rock monoliths and marvellous palm groves. It is a great place to engage in outdoor pursuits such as trekking, mountain bike riding and water sports.

Things to See & Do

* Los Órganos Natural Monument
* Garajonay National Park
* El Cedro National Park
* Visitors Centre in San Sebastián.
* Colon Museum

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 378 sq km’s
Population – 16,790
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time –GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +34

Port Location – The port is located in the capital, San Sebastián de La Gomera.

Transport Links - With a recently opened airport in the borough of Alajeró, La Gomera has completed its network of communications that also consists of two ferry companies that link the Island with the rest of the archipelago.