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Maipés Archaeological Park is located in the village of Agaete in the north west of Gran Canaria. Maipés is a volcanic lava plain in which a burial ground used by the ancient inhabitants of the island is preserved. There are almost 700 tombs, some...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Chapin S/N, 35480 Agaete, Gran Canaria, Spain
All reviews burial site well worth a visit ancient tombs disabled access information boards gran canaria spanish english walk around indigenous peoples excellent information stunning views an amazing place visit this place car park visitors lava walkway
€3 entry, €2 concessions. From the welcome at the cash desk to the sympathetic blending into the area it does not put a foot wrong
As someone else has reviewed, just enough information which is very interesting.
You have to go through the narrow streets...More
This attraction is so well conceived for visitors. Enough info but not too much.
Pathway & buildings sympathetic with the environment around. Dark volcanic rock.
You only need 30 mins max to walk around & it’s interesting to read about the burial rituals & how...More
The park is great for a wander - well laid out and sign posted, and the staff member on duty was very helpful. The park is spacious enough that even with a few tourists around you never feel hurried, and it definitely provides a very...More
An amazing site brilliantly interpreted. It’s only a 3 minute walk from the parking area to the entrance. Almost a lunar landscape of lava with graves blending in to the landscape. Paths made of metal sheets lead you to the most interesting. Signboards in Spanish...More
This is a very well presented and fascinating archaeological site. Entrance was €3 for adults and our kids (8 and 10) were free and for that you get an annual ticket!
It has toilets and is thoughtfully laid out with access for those who are...More
Really enjoyed our visit to this peaceful spot in a beautiful valley setting. Wonderful set up with steel pathways winding through the lava beds containing hundreds of ancient tombs. The area has wonderful flora and fauna and the young man at the entrance kiosk was...More