Geoparque El Hierro

Un Geoparque es un modelo innovador de desarrollo local apoyado por la UNESCO que, de forma integral, permite gestionar los elementos del patrimonio cultural y natural, especialmente de la geodiversidad, para mejorar la calidad de vida.

A Geo-park is an innovative model of local development supported by UNESCO. The Geo-park model is integral, allowing for management of natural and cultural heritage, with particular emphasis placed on geo-diversity, in order to promote a better quality of life.

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Geoloday El Hierro 2015

From 2005 different places allover Spain celebrate the Geoloday. This year it will be on  9th may. El Hierro has started to do it in 2013, so this will be the third year celebrating it. The Geolody is a day […]

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‘Gehotel El Hierro’ concludes successfully and establishes the Island as the first one with virtualized and geolocated businesses.

‘Gehotel El Hierro’ concludes successfully and establishes the Island as the first one with virtualized and geolocated businesses.
This Ashotel initiative, financed by the canarian government, counted with the collaboration of El Hierro Cabildo and Crea Solutions.
The web contains the results […]

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We had a special visit this week

Juan Ángel Balbás Egea, from Costa Vasca Geopark, visited us this week. During the days he stayed here, he has visited the Vulcanological Interpretation Centre, accompained by Olga Moles and José Medina Alejandro, from El Hierro Geopark committee.
Pleased to wellcome […]

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Geopark in Information Points

Our new Geopark leaflet is in Information Points in the island.        Read More
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Vulcanological Centre of El Hierro Inauguration

Jose Manuel Soria, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, and Alpidio Armas, President of El Hierro Island, have inaugurated the “Vulcanological Centre of El Hierro” on 21st February, a museum which, thanks to technology, offers to the tourist an interactive […]

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Nannofossils from El Hierro place the Canaries closer to Hawaii

Pieces of sediment from the Cretaceous period encased in lava floated to the surface with the underwater eruption of El Hierro in 2011, bringing scientists valuable data on the islands’ ocean floor. The analysis of the materials matches the origin […]

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The Young Geo Hierro Programme for June 2013

Did you like the Young Geo-Hierro May Programme? Well, here you have the activities scheduled for June.
The good weather is upon us so we’ve designed open-air workshops with a large dose of activity. Here you have them! Choose whichever you […]

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The Young Geo Hierro Programme for May 2013

Geohierro Joven activities programme schedule for May it’s ready! We have different workshops allover the island. You can choose among 6  workshops, they are so different one from the others so you will like some for sure. Here you are:
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The Young Geo Hierro Programme for April 2013

Good news! The Department of Youth and Culture has put together a whole programme of activities for this month and the next. Ready?
“Make the most of yourself” Workshop: Your legs, shoulders, hips, hair and face all say a great deal […]

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