Granadilla De Abona
Just above San Isidro in Tenerife South, mountain region above Montana Gorda (Fat Mountain), is a sleepy little town with gorgeous views.
San Antonio De Padua
Like most towns in Europe, Granadilla’s city center revolve around church San Antonio de Padua, located in the historic quarter of Granadilla de Abona.
Because of its construction and works of art inside; 18th century oil paintings, altarpieces and elements made of precious metals, in addition to a number of religious sculptures dating from over three centuries ago, it is considered a great cultural asset and its main treasure.
To learn more about the church click here.
Granadilla de abona is the name of the town located in the municipality with the same name, that covers area from the center of the island -Mount Guajara (2,718 m, the second-highest mountain on the island, after Teide) all the way- to the Atlantic Ocean.
Reina Sofía Airport is located in this municipality, as well as the beachside town of El Médano (“The Sand Dune”), where many important windsurfing competitions are held. La Montaña Roja (“The Red Mountain”), a volcanic cone located in El Médano, is a protected natural preserve, along with five other “espacios naturales,” which comprise 25% of the municipality’s total area.
O look, its time for a fiesta Again
Loaded with cultural and leisure events, festivals etc. in July and August include entertainments for residents and visitors from a wide range of music, workshops, concerts, cinema, theater, sports, games, arts and crafts, all of which are free and held in the open.
For timely info about fiestas visit Granadilla de Abona official Facebook page where you can see the timetables for all yearly happenings.
Summer is everyone’s favorite time. When fiestas start, the town beams with fun and music. Both streets and bars turn into colorful vibrant atmosphere. I am sure you will fall in love with this chilled bohemian ambiance.