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Santa Brigida is a municipality located in the northeast of the island of Gran Canaria. It is bounded by Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to the north, by the municipality of Telde to the east, by Valsequillo Villages Teror and San Mateo to the south and west.

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The old town offers the visitor a tour of its streets and interest places such as the Parish Church, Guiniguada Agricultural Park, near the municipal market, the Drago de Barranco Alonso, with nearly 500 years, and the Wine House Museum ideal for lovers of wine where a huge variety are displayed to the public.

The municipality has archaeological sites such as the Cueva de los Frailes, set of 37 natural caves found in 1933, and the Cueva de los Canarios, used as a granary by the aboriginals. In addition, the Valleys of La Angostura and The Meleguinas, declared of Cultural Interest, are archaeological sites show footspet Aboriginal. Other archaeological sites provided by the Villa de Santa Brigida is the Tejar, similar to a house or a Aboriginal grave, and Los Silos, storage place where ancient Aboriginal stored cereals.

Santa Brigida offers visitors lovely landscapes such as the Protected Landscape Tafira, forest with a large diversity of trees, El Palmeral de Satautejo, with 31 hectare has a beautiful palm grove and a dam, and Bandama Natural Monument, Natural Area declared to be the largest of the volcanoes of the island and is part of the Protected Landscape Tafira. It is presented as one of the most important and general interest showing different ash, volcanic strata and a wide range of flora canaria.

Wine Route in the municipality of Santa Brigida is an interesting attraction for visitors. It starts in Los Lagares, then is extended by the Caldera de Bandama and reaches the Montel Lentiscal where wine tastings are displayed to the public.

The municipality of Santa Brigida has a great tradition of craftsmanship, such as the manufacture of musical instruments, laces, table linens, brooms with palm leaves and clay utensils are exposed to the visitor in the Casa Alfar de Panchito in the old town and in the Centro Locero de La Atalaya.

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