Monumento al Campesino

César Manrique created this sculpture of laquered scuttlebutts; Not only the tourists but also the farmers and the local people need an explanation of what the artist wanted to represent with the butts: the water tanks symbolize the big significance of the water and the sea for the inhabitants of the island.

Right at the Monumento al Campesino there is also a little farmer museum that can be confidently discarted. Those who are hungry should better have a goody at the adjacent restaurant, where there is traditional Canarian cuisine offered.