This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

La Gomera

Need a hotel nearby?

Sponsored links

Routes nearby

Places of Interest nearby

Matched content

Hotels nearby

Restaurants nearby

Sponsored links

Location type: Island
Location address: Spain, Canary Islands, Hermigua
Number of texts: 3
3 stars
Made by | Reference Sir James | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

La Gomera (pronounced: [la ɣoˈmeɾa]) is one of Spain’s Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. In area, it is the second-smallest of the seven main islands of this group.

Classify this POI
Link to route

More information

Made by Dromos | Reference Atlas Obscura

To communicate across the deep ravines of La Gomera in the Canary Islands, a way of speaking was developed composed entirely of whistles. The El Silbo language of the “Whistle Island” only consists of a couple of vowels and four consonants, but can communicate more than 4,000 words.

Linked characteristics: Peculiar, Did you know...
Linked themes: Literature, Geography

Classify this POI
Link to route

More information


Add comment