In this section you can know about the wide range of religious architecture that the Municipality has in Vallehermoso. The local chapels and churches are part of a net of about 15 religious buildings which are different in size and origin.
The evangelization of La Gomera would start from the fifteenth century onwards with the arrival of the Portuguese people to the Northwestern coast of the Municipality. Since then, churches and chapels have been built in nearly all the villages of Vallehermoso.
This particular distribution suggests going on a route around the chapels or churches in the area. Each temple and neighborhood related holds a year celebration to worship the religious images that they shelter, especially in summer. Nearly all the villages that are part of Vallehermoso call up religious and popular events where you could enjoy the local leisure and know about traditions like “el baile del tambor” (the dance of the drum)
The inhabitants from La Gomera preserve a really unique prehispanic custom, “el silbo gomero” (Gomera whistle language). It is a curious way of communication at a distance, an articulated whistled language that permits to exchange an unlimited range of messages when reproducing the sonic characteristics of a spoken language by means of whistles. It is […]