Actividades Firgas

ERASMUS+ PROJECT – “European Students on the other side of the volcano”
Firgas – Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) – Spain
2nd to 11th Feb 2020

Sunday 2nd

Arrival of participants at Gran Canaria airport. Reception by the host families. Accommodation. Accomodation teachers.
20:00 Teacher dinner at San Andrés

Monday 3rd Feb

9:00 Reception City Hall
10:00 Reception IES Villa de Firgas (Casa Cultura)
10.30 Break
10.45 Presentations of the partners: “Our schools, countries and regions”.
11.00 Visit Firgas village. Snack
13.00 Finding Stones in Arucas: Searching walk.
15:00 Lunch at Primary School.
16.30 1st Work session at school
18.00 Go to home.
20.00 Teacher dinner at Agaete.
Tuesday 4th Feb

7.00 Departure by bus to Agaete Ferry port.
Don’t forget: - A small backpack to put your things in; Camera; Sunglasses; Warm sweater and comfortable clothes; Sunscreen lotion; Water.
8.00 Ferry trip to Tenerife.
9.15 Arrival at Tenerife.
9.45 Departure by bus to Pico de Teide (3718 m)
10.45 Visit Observatorio Astrofísico del Teide (
12.30 Arrival at Teleférico (cable car) del Teide.
13.30 Picnic at 3500 m high
15.30 Visit to Las Cañadas del Teide – Centro Visitantes El Portillo
17.00 Departure to Santa Cruz
20.00 Departure Ferry to Gran Canaria
21.15 Arrival at Agaete (Gran Canaria)
21.30 To home.
21.30 Teacher dinner in Agaete.


Wednesday 5th Feb

8.00 Meeting in the school.
8.15 Departure to El Confital (Las Palmas)
9.00 Walk: Fossils and geological structures in Las Palmas
10.00 Break
10.45 Snorkel / Surf: Submarine photo contest: 1º group (
12.15 Surf /Snorkel: Submarine photo contest: 2nd group
14.30 Lunch at Las Arenas
16.30 Walk around Las Canteras.
17.30 Departure back to Firgas through Bandama.
20.30 Teacher dinner at Arucas 
Thursday 6th Feb

8.00 Meeting at the school
8.15 Departure to Maipes (Agaete)
11.30 Break
12.00 Departure to El Cenobio
12.30 Visit El Cenobio
13.30 Departure to Guía
14.00 Lunch at Comedor Pedagógico IES Sta María de Guía.
16.00 Work at computers in IES Villa de Firgas: changing photos.
Meeting Lanzarote visit: Bits of advice.
18.00 Finish day
20.30 Teacher dinner at San Andrés

Friday 7th Feb

8.00 Departure to Gran Canaria Airport
Things to take: Underwear for Saturday, toilet supplies, cap, Camera; Sunglasses; Warm sweater and comfortable clothes; Sunscreen lotion; Towel.

9.00 Departure to Lanzarote
10.00 Arrival at Lanzarote
12.00 Visit Centro de Visitantes Timanfaya (
12.45 Walk around Timanfaya
14.30 Lunch at El Golfo
17.00 Departure to Mirador del Río - Residencia
18.30 Arrival at Residencia Haría – Showers, etc
18.30 – 20.00 Free Time
20.30 Dinner
21.15 Geological Contest and Stars Observation from Haría
22.30 Good Night

Saturday 8th Feb
7.00 Wake up
8.00 Breakfast
9.00 Departure to Corona Volcán
9.30 Arrival at Yé. 30’ walking trail to Corona Volcán (
11.00 Break – Departure to Los Jameos
12.24 Departure to Arrecife
13.30 Visit Arrecife and Lunch Picnic
14.30 Departure to Airport
16.00 Departure to Gran Canaria
17.00 Arrival at Gran Canaria
18.00 Arrival at Firgas
20.30 Teacher dinner at San Andrés

Sunday 9th Feb

Free day with host families
20.30 Teacher dinner at Melenara

Monday 10th Feb

8.00 Meeting at school
8.30 Workshop at the school (Bring photos and wire to connect mobiles to computers)
10.45 Break
11.15 Workshop at school and Presentation of poster and route at our School 
14.00 Lunch at home 
18.30 Farewell in the School. Oficial Certificates delivery ceremony.
22.30 Finish

Departure of participants