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Comprises of a few buildings in typical Canarian style located at numbers 3, 4 and 6 Calle de San Francisco (La Orotava – Tenerife). Number 3 is the one that gives its name to the cluster. It is the most important handicraft complex specializing in metalwork’s in the whole of Tenerife. It also has learning centres where people can learn about all the work that go into handicrafts.


These activities are very therapeutic and at the same time, commercially help to keep the Canarian arts alive. Its handicrafts, which are sold, attract thousands of people to visit their numerous departments and they instantly become addicted to the art that they experience here in this house, which is regarded as a museum.




The roof and the interior are of extreme beauty and they blend into the surroundings. It’s typical and classic Canarian Patio is almost like a natural air-conditioning factory on those very warm days. For its work in handicrafts and for other activities of this nature, the Casa de los Balcones has received numerous Awards.


The descendants of the conqueror Fernandez de Lugo constructed House number 3, oriented to the West and with views to the Teide and the valley. Considered a masterpiece of crafts and architecture, the work was culminated in 1632. It has three floors: first, with simple windows; second, with balconies that have bars and third with the spectacular balconies that have made it famous.



C/San Francisco,nº34. La Orotava-Santa Cruz de Tenerife.


Tel: 922 330 629





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