Best Free Things to Do in Lanzarote

It seems so easy for most of us to blow our budget while on a holiday. But the good news is that Lanzarote offers a wealth of great experiences that will not cost you a single cent! As a matter of fact, some of the best things to do in Lanzarote are absolutely for free!

Lanzarote is a beautiful island that has a lot to offer for all kinds of travelers. From the stunning beaches, unique attractions, lunar landscapes to historical sights, there are certainly so many things that are waiting for you to discover in this beautiful island. For budget conscious travelers, here’s a list of the 10 free things to do in Lanzarote.

Free Things To Do In Lanzarote

Top Attractions in Lanzarote

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Admire Cesar Manrique’s Artwork

For art lovers, check out the incredible artwork of popular Spanish artist Cesar Manrique. You’ll find Manrique’s masterpieces all over the island, which include a wide array of incredible sculptures and remarkable pieces of architecture. His work is truly unique, which features a combination of nature, art, and modernity.

The best place to admire Cesar Manrique’s work is at the Casa Museo del Campesino. This museum is...

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour Amsterdam

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  • A flexible sightseeing bus ride in Central Amsterdam.
  • An opportunity to see the city's highlights without the hassle of working out public transport timetables.
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Check out the Lanzaloe Aloe Vera Plantation

Lanzaloe Aloe Vera is said to be the best quality aloe vera all over the world. Located at the northern top of the island, it consists of 6 hectares of aloe vera plantation harvested on a weekly basis. Exploring the scenic plantation is one of the best things to do on your holiday in Lanzarote. Soak up the incredible nature views surrounded by the unique volcanic landscape. You’ll also learn about the origin, growth, and some other...

Rijksmuseum and Canal Cruise Combi Ticket

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  • A super saver combi ticket for a 1 hour canal boat trip and single entry to the Rijksmuseum.
  • Satisfy your inner culture vulture with works of art plus canals and architecture.
  • Use these tickets on the same day, or different days,...
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Enjoy the Jaw-dropping Sights at Los Hervideros

Located in the northern part of Playa Blanca, Los Hervideros opens to a jaw-dropping sight of the rough seas in the island. The name Los Hervideros means “Boiling Waters”. It’s home to underground caves that were produced by lava flow and makes the sea to bubble and boil whenever the strong waves would push the water towards the maze of caves! Visiting this unique sight is definitely one of the best things to do in Lanzarote for...

Amsterdam Layover: Airport Transit City Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • Three-hour tour to explore Amsterdam during your layover
  • With the possibility to extend and customize to the hours you have to wait.
  • Private driver to show you around the city.
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Explore the Charco de los Clicos

At the western coast of Lanzarote, about 100 meters away from El Golfo, you’ll find an extraordinary attraction known as the Charco de los Clicos. This is a crater that’s half buried in the ocean and conceals a beautiful bright green lagoon. The crater was part of a volcano that erupted in the 1730 and its unique bright green color is a result of the presence of algae in the water, which produces a striking contrast to the black sand...

Delft, The Hague & Madurodam Half-Day Tour from Amsterdam

clock Duration: 6 hours
  • Six-hour tours in two important Dutch cities: Delft and The Hague.
  • Multilingual guide who will provide extensive explanation throughout the tour in your preferred language.
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors to other...
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Go Swimming at Papagayo Beach

Your trip to Lanzarote won’t be complete without swimming at the beach. Check out the Papagayo Beach, which is one of the most popular beaches in the island. It’s located at the southern tip of Lanzarote and a must-visit not only for its stunning water but also because of its unique scenery.

Papagayo is a small beach in Lanzarote that boasts crystal clear emerald waters with pristine golden sands. It’s a great place for...

Photo Shoot in Dutch Traditional Costume in Amsterdam

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  • Photoshoot wearing a traditional Dutch costume with iconic items like Gouda cheese, tulips and clogs.
  • Costumes available for men, women, girls and boys.
  • Up to 25 people can be in the picture.
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Hike at the Timanfaya National Park

For the more adventurous travellers, consider hiking at Timanfaya National Park where you can explore some oft he island’s beautiful volcanoes. Here, take advantage of a guided walking tour that’s totally free of charge. You can take different routes depending on the distance that you’re capable of walking and the sights that you wanted to see.

During your tour of the Timanfaya National Park, you’ll learn a lot about...

Expert Led Tour of the Rijksmuseum with Admission Tickets

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  • 2 hours and a half guided tour with an expert through the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
  • Explanation about the artworks of Dutch Golden Age, including Rembrandt and Vermeer.
  • Visit to one of the world's great museums.
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Visit the Salinas del Janubio

The Salinas del Janubio are salt flats located 9 km. away from Playa Blanca. This is another attraction in Lanzarote that’s free for you to visit. It was initially constructed to produce salts for the preservation of fishes before they are refrigerated. Nowadays, it’s the only commercial salt works in the island.

The place consists of a large green lagoon with several numerous rectangular saltpans and has water at varying levels....

Amsterdam Small-Group City Segway Tour

clock Duration: 1 hour 30 mi
  • One and a half hour tour in a small group through the highlights of Amsterdam's city center on a Segway.
  • Maximum of 7 people in the group guided by an expert local guide.
  • Fun and exciting way of going around the city to see...
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Walk Along the Drawbridge towards Castillo San Gabriel

One of the free places to explore at the capital city of Arrecife is the Castillo San Gabriel. Walk into the pedestrian causeway and cross the bridge heading to Castillo San Gabriel. While there’s a minimal fee to enter the castle, it’s free for kids and those who are over 65 years old.

You will surely have a great time exploring the Castillo San Gabriel, where you’ll find an excellent exhibit of artifacts relating to the Los...

Red Light District and Jordaan District with Private Guide in Amsterdam

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • Four-hour walking tour with a private guide through Amsterdam's most important sites.
  • Includes the famous Red Light District, Jordaan District and the lively Albert-Cuyp Market.
  • Personalized experience with your group and a...
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Window-shopping at the Flea Markets in Teguise

If you happen to visit Lanzarote on a Sunday, then make sure you visit the flea market at Teguise, which used to be the island’s capital. Every Sunday morning, the streets are filled with locals browsing through the island’s biggest flea market. Even if you don’t intend to buy, wandering along the long maze of stalls is truly a fun experience!

As you explore the flea market, you’ll find a wide range of products on display,...

Van Gogh Museum and Canal Cruise Ticket Skip-the-line

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  • An opportunity to visit one Holland's best art museums and discover the incredible life of the Italian Surrealist painter Vincent Van Gogh.
  • Go sightseeing in the historic centre of Amsterdam on a scenic canal cruise.
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Wander Around the Valley of the Thousand Palms

Haria is a beautiful whitewashed village that’s famously known as the “Valley of the Thousand Palms” because of the abundance of palm trees in the area. This is another scenic attraction in Lanzarote that’s free for you to explore.

What’s great about visiting the sleepy village of Haria is that it’s very quiet and is not yet spoiled by tourism. As you wander along its lovely streets, you’ll come across a few galleries...

Sights Of Athens Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Blue Bus Piraeus and Beaches

clock Duration: 75 to 120 mi
  • The key to the City of Athens.
  • The Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Bus lets you explore the entire city at your own pace.
  • A semi-independent tour of the Athens, use the double-decker bus to reach top locations in Athens.
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What to do Next in Lanzarote

As you can see, there are absolutely lots of free things to do in Lanzarote. So even with limited money, you’ll surely have a great time during your holiday. But just because you’re on a budget does not mean you just have to miss out on the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful attractions in the island. As one of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations, Lanzarote is filled with so many interesting sights that it would be a shame to skip them during your holiday.

Consider renting a car to explore Lanzarote’s amazing attractions. This is the most convenient and comfortable way to explore the entire island. Car rentals in Lanzarote are surprisingly affordable. Plus, the entire island is easy to navigate with the help of the Lanzarote Tourist Maps.

Drive towards Montanas del Fuego at Timanfaya National Park and soak up the beautiful views of nature. Take a stop at the Cueva de los Verdes, a massive network of caves where locals used to flee to escape pirates back in the day. Don’t forget to check out the Mirador del Rio, a viewpoint that’s hidden in a rocky cliff opening to the gorgeous views of the coast. From here, you can admire the beautiful island of La Graciosa.

If you’re taking your kids on your holiday, there are lots of family-friendly attractions that you can visit in Lanzarote. Aqua Park Lanzarote should be on top of your list. This beautiful waterpark is located at the south of the island and is famous for its modern and high-quality amenities. Another waterpark that your little ones will surely love is the Aqualava Water Park. Aqualava Lanzarote features five water slides, a wave pool, lazy river, and play structures for both adults and kids to enjoy! You and your little ones will surely have a blast on this new water park attraction in Lanzarote.

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