Isle of Tenerife

Holiday in Icod de los Vinos, Tenerife

Icod los Vinos Vacation - a centre for rich pickings!

Icod de los Vinos Map TenerifeThe clue is in the name: Icod de los Vinos has certainly seen its fortunes over the years linked to the success of its annual wine harvest.

Icod de los Vinos is a lively and bustling town with a good range of shops centred around a cobbled main street offering plenty of choice for those in search of a real bargain.

Icod has one major and unique attraction, its magnificent Drago Milenario or dragon tree, said to be a thousand years old but in reality probably between 600-800 years. Nonetheless, its claim to be the oldest dragon tree in the world is undisputed.

Dragon Tree Drago Milenario
The famous Dragon Tree in Icod de los Vinos

Icod was one of the first towns to be established on the island at the turn of the 15th century following the Spanish conquest of 1496.

Icod and its wines

Its fertile valleys under the shadow of Teide ensured that the vines, bananas and other fruits flourished and the town quickly prospered.

A wide range of wines are produced in the area, from aromatic whites and rosés to robust, velvety and fruity reds.

The Denominacíon de Origen of Ycoden-Daute-Isora applies to wines produced in Icod and its neighbouring towns of San Juan de la Rambla, La Guancha, Garachico, El Tanque, Los Silos, Buenavista del Norte, Santiago del Teide and Guía de Isora.

Worth seeing in Icod de los Vinos

Parque del Drago
Next to the parish church of San Marcos is the Parque del Drago, or Drago Park, home to Icod's main attraction, the famous Dragon tree (Dracaena draco canariensis). Measuring some 17 metres tall and 20 metres around the base, it is the focal point of a garden bristling with examples of the island's other species. A delightful square separates the church and park, offering plenty of shade for those seeking a relaxing stroll or somewhere quiet to sit and contemplate.

San Marcos
The little village with beach, bay and other attractions is worth a trip in your vacation in Icod de los Vinos: In San Marcos you find also some accommodations. More information: San Marcos


Restaurants in Icod de los Vinos

Restaurant Carmen
A rustic restaurant that speicalises in Canarian dishes. Very popular with the local population.
Calle Hércules 2


Holiday destinations around Icod

The closest vacation spots around Icod de los Vinos you can get to are Garachico, El Tanque, San Marcos, Los Silos, Buenavista del Norte, Masca, San Juan de la Rambla and La Guancha.





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