Municipality of Yaiza

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Municipality of Yaiza
The municipality of Yaiza, the southernmost of the island, has many and varied attractions.Prominently is the Timanfaya National Park,
Timanfaya National Park, an extensive volcanic succession of beautiful landscapes. The devastating volcanic eruptions in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries turned what had been a fertile valley in a sea incandescent, eventually have become the incomparable landscape of black rocks in the Timanfaya mountains, you can make a short travel by camel.
The route of the volcanoes, accessible
only in their most desolate areas by bus, a distance between petrified lava, craters, ridges and deep. In "The Route of the Volcanoes" there is little sign of life.
Evolution has gone back in time and returned to the mineral.
Playas de PapagayoCrossing the Barranco del Fuego or from the viewpoint of Rajada Mountain, visitors can admire the whims of the lava reaches the sea under whose brown and reddish surface buried entire villages today as Santa Catalina, Chimanfaya, Temuime, Macintafe, Tíngafa, Guimón, Gauso, Chichigauso, Fiquinino, Humarén, wove, Genia, Tahiche Guastajaide or Zonzamas.
The fire near surface in Montaña del Fuego reaches temperatures of 400°C. Here are held continuous demonstrations of geothermal energy, using even this heat to cook food. At the top of the Islet of Hilario has built a restaurant which has a splendid view of the park.
By continuing to the west comes the oasis of Yaiza, the provincial capital, with its white houses. East of Timanfaya is the spectacular Gulf marine crater, which is formed by filtration of sea water, a lake of clear waters, whose maximum depth is about 8/10 meters.Along the Gulf are the Hervideros, where the waves beat with such force that has sculptured whimsical carvings in the lava
Farther south is the natural lagoon Janubio, which was transformed into the salt most important and largest of the island can still see the windmills driving water from the sea to the "cookers" containers of soil and mud where, thanks to the action of the sun will salt. El GolfoThe color of water during evaporation is one of the biggest attractions and the beautiful panoramic viewed from the ridge of the salt.
For red dirt roads earn some of the best beaches in Lanzarote, including Playa Blanca and Papagayo Beaches.
Playa Blanca, originally a fishing village, is now a resort with a marina. Located between Punta de Pechiguera and Punta de Papagayo is a permanent link to Fuerteventura, which is connected by ferries daily basis.
It belongs to the City of Yaiza among other villages:, Las Breñas, Femés, El Golfo, Uga, Playa Blanca, Las Casitas, La Hoya, Playa Quemada, La Degollada y Maciot.

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