Things to do

In "La Vega de San Mateo", you will find several protected areas, such as "Camaretas" and "Hoya de Gamonal" that you should definitely visit. Important are also "Los Pozos de las Nieves" (the highest point of the island) and the glen’s route "La Mina" (water runs all year-round through this glen and you can find traces of laurel forest vegetation and of original water mills). In the centre of the town a visit of the agricultural market is a must (here small farmers sale directly their products, but only on Saturdays and Sundays). The local church, the "Molino de gofio" (typical, Canarian corn flour) and the ethnographic museum "Cho Limones" where you can see traditional objects and tools belonging to rural areas, are also worth seeing.

 

 

Wine House

The wine house is in the village of Santa Brigida is an established Wine Museum of the Island.

In Santa Brigida, the neighboring municipality of San Mateo, you find the "Casa del Vino", a museum in a newly renovated building that offers tastings of a wide range of wine varieties of the island and its sales. 

San Mateo has his own winery, receiving wine from small farmers throughout the island for treating the grapes and bottling wine. San Mateo has become one of the largest producers of wine with origin of Gran Canaria, only surpassed by the municipality of Santa Brigida. In San Mateo there are five wineries located that produce wine from grapes coming from San Mateo.

 

House Wine Museum & Shop:

  • Calle Calvo Sotelo 26, Santa Brigida
  • Phone 34 928 64 42 45, 34 928 64 42 72
  • E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Schedule

  • Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 14:00 hours.
  • Weekends and holidays closed.

 

Restaurant La Tasca Wine

  • Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 13:00 to 23:00 h.
  • Friday & Saturday from 13:00 to 24:00 h. Sundays from 13:00 to 17:00 h.

Puntos de interés / Point of Interest

Location

Hotel Rural Las Calas

  • El Arenal, 36
  • San Mateo 35320
  • Gran Canaria, España
  •  +34 928661436
  • +34 630968679
  •  +34 928661736

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