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Tejeda Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 35 photos

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Tejeda is a Canarian municipality in the westcentral and the central portion of the island of Gran Canaria in the Las Palmas province in the Canary Islands. Tejeja is the main city of Cumbre and is the second smallest village on the island as well as the highest municipal seat on the island. The population is 2,347 (ISTAC, 2003), its density is 22.73/km² and the area is 103.29 km². Tejeda is situated in the mountains and the valley area that are mainly covered with greenspaces and forests. The mountains covers much of the municipality and farmlands are within Tejeda. Tejeda is located SW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 24 km SW of Valleseco, W Teide, N of Puerto Rico, 25 km N of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, and ESE of Arucas and is accessed with several main roads. The main industry are agriculture and tourism. Tejeda is north of the tourist area of the southern part of the island.a

The tallest point in all of Pozo de las Nievas (1,949 m), the second is Roque Nublo (1,813 m) after Teide on Tenerife. Films have been shot in the area. The most famous restaurant is the "de Parador". (from Wikipedia)

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Very quiet, natural and beautiful surroundings.
  • Cons:A little far as it is in the center of the island
  • Last visit to Tejeda: Nov 2009
  • Intro Updated Nov 19, 2009
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    May 19, 2013 at 2:55 PM

    Great page, I can't wait to make it here!

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Sep 2, 2011 at 7:15 AM

    I would definitely come up here for the views and culture if I make it to these islands! thanks for the inspiring pics and info.

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