Arrecife Map

Useful Arrecife map, showing the location of Lanzarote's capital.


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Detailed Street Map of Arrecife Lanzarote

Arrecife Map - Zoomable street map of Arrecife the capital city of Lanzarote and a popular tourist destination in the Spanish Canary Islands. Arrecife has a good selection of hotels and holiday rental accommodation.

Using the buttons on the top left you can 'zoom' and 'pan' to get a detailed street map of Arrecife and plan your visit to the town. It is also possible to view the nearby towns, villages and resorts of Costa Teguise, Playa Honda, Playa del Cable, San Bartolome, Guime, Tahiche, Tias, Teguise and Argana, you can also see the airport to the west of the city.

Arrecife is a town with genuine Spanish character, it has been the capital city of Lanzarote since 1852 and is the islands commercial centre and main seaport. The first harbour was established in Arrecife during the 15th century when it was a popular target for pirates raiding the island, subsequently 2 castles were built there to protect the town from attack, both castles still exist though not in their original form, the Castillo de San Gabriel (16th century) was destroyed in 1586 and later restored, the Castillo de San José (1771) was most recently restored by the famous Canarian architect Cesar Manrique and turned into a modern art gallery.

Arrecife is located in the south-eastern part of Lanzarote, the International airport is located to the west of the city.

Arrecife Links: Arrecife Guide - Arrecife Weather

Nearby Places: Puerto del Carmen

Attractions: Jameos del Agua - Timanfaya National Park - Isla Graciosa

Other Places: Guatiza - Haria - Orzola - Playa Blanca - Playa de Papagayo - Yaiza

Related: Fuerteventura - Tenerife - Gran Canaria - La Palma - El Hierro - La Gomera - Spain

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