Comercios in Valleseco
The reason to build this church in honor of Saint Dominican from Valencia was because of the great devotion that the inhabitants of Valleseco had for him since he was in the holy Church of Teror which was their church before Valleseco separated. The congregation, in which all neighbors belonged, built the first chapel, with the tax money collected in 1170. It was later replaced by the present church.
Within the village of Valleseco, you will find the Tourist Information Office which has within it a handicraft workshop exihibition where various pieces of art are on display such as traperas, locally made musical instruments, furniture, typical Canarian costumes... all handmade by artisans of our municipality.
Leaving the most populated part of town, just a few kilometres from the Valleseco downtown, is the site of the Cortijo Calderetas which you can get to by walking a short distance from the off the main road. This beautiful landscape was formed by a large volcanic caldera which gave life to the surrounding chestnut, elm and pine trees.
Located within the Rural Park Doramas, the recreational area of La Laguna is an area of great scenic beauty formed by a large volcanic caldera covered inside by vegetation and laurel trees...The Recreation Area is equipped with facilities for BBQ cooking, running water, and tables and benches for outdoor eating under the large chestnut trees. To use the facilities for large groups you need to call ahead to the City of Valleseco (928 61 80 22) to request permission...
The valley EL Barranco de la Virgen, with its natural landscape is one of the main valleys, which cross the town Valleseco. Because it is surrounded by high mountains, it is in this area where the sound of silence to can still be heard. You can came to this valley it from the Valleseco town center by the GC-305, which leads you to the first section of Valsendero and then continues across the ravine is the last stretch then it's on to the nearby town of Firgas.
Opened to the public on 25th January 2013, this new building has been baptized Don Juan Díaz Rodríguez. This neighbour of Valleseco, born in Barranco de la Virgen, was an illustrious person ...
Handbags, belts, wallets, bracelets, sandals (guaracha), carpets (zaleas) are made by a leather craftsman, his name is Domingo Morales Cedars.
Inmaculada Alemán Cardenas was interested in art from an early age, but her duties did not allow her to devote herself to practice until recently. She chose to study ceramics from all the possibilities offered by the School of Arts and Crafts, and she studied for four years.
Dña. Mª Dolores Rodríguez Vega: Weaver
Dña. Isabel Concepción Hernández: Weaver
Dña. Mª Carmen Ojeda Suárez : Weaver
D. Carmelo Quintana Montesdeoca : Carpenter
D. Antonio Vega Suárez: Carpenter
Carlos Santiago Hernández is a basket weaver, and he learned his trade back in the fifties from his brother...
Luz Marina Perera Santana learned dressmaking from a very young age attending a trade school that specialized in dressmaking in Las Palmas...
Elabora una cocina típica canaria de calidad y realizada a conciencia con productos de nuestro municipio. Desde el 2010, forma parte del Plan de Mejora Gastronómica de Hecansa.
Bar Cafetería La Herradura -C/León y Castillo, 28, Valleseco (tlf.928-618419)
Bar Cafetería Mi Cielo – C/León y Castillo, 15, Valleseco (tlf. 928- 61 87 76)
Specialty Canarian style cuisine: chicken soup, watercress soup and jaramagos, pork in salsa, goat and rabbit adobo, sancocho. Spacious rooms and beautiful views. Ample parking and affordable prices.
Straddles a beautiful ravine and provides amazing viewpoints of Teror and Las Palmas.
If you want to bye somethig typical from Valleseco, there are delicious local products such as Cider, Apple Pastries, Cheese, "Gofio" ...
The first Sunday of October another festival is held in our municipality, the Apple Festival in honour of Our Lady of la Encarnación,. Villagers on carts, dressed in traditional costumes, come in pilgrimage to offer their products to the Virgin on the eve of the main day
The roots of our customs and the folklore of our land is represented by folk music groups:
- Parranda Los Paperos (C/Cura Caballero, s/n, tlf. 928-631963)
- Grupo de Baile de Zumacal (tlf. 928-630319/928-630555)
- Grupo Folklórico Abenechara (tlf. 928-618127/928-618260)
- Agrupación Folklórica “San Vicente Ferrer” (tlf. 928-61 83 00/61 80 22)
The laurel forest is one of the more diverse ecosystems of our island and which hosts a wealth of interesting endemic faunal. Species that require more moisture refuge in shady areas, hidden under leaves, rocks or logs: earthworms, slugs, snails, spiders, myriapods ... Among insects abundant endemic beetles, earwigs, pseudoescorpiones, grasshoppers , bees and butterflies and moths. Among vertebrates are the birds, reptiles and shrews.