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Casa Jose Saramago

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Address: Calle los Topes 2, Tias, Lanzarote, Spain
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This was one of our most unforgettable visits in Lanzarote. The tour of this writers home and library was an enlightening and intimate experience. His art works too are worth... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Castletownbere, Ireland
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Castletownbere, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was one of our most unforgettable visits in Lanzarote. The tour of this writers home and library was an enlightening and intimate experience. His art works too are worth seeing. And our guide was very informative and pleasant. A great, great experience.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have you heard of Jose Saramago or read any of his books? Maybe not. Here is an opportunity to visit his last house, have coffee on his veranda and learn more about this remarkable man who dedicated his life to writing about the struggle to be truly human. The tour guide is excellent, the house/garden are beautiful and you can... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A relaxing spot. Saramago lived the last part of his life in Lanzarote and his modest but beautiful house gives you a good introduction and sense of the man and his works. Allow a good hour.

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Guime, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

What can you write about a Portuguese writer how left his homeland many years ago. He lived and died in Tias.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We visited after reading TA reviews and looking for somewhere off the beaten track to visit. A lovely home to visit with wonderful artwork, we felt like Saramago had just popped out and left us in comfort. Our young guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, we had never heard of the Author but bought several of his books to read.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Decided to visit this place after spotting it on Tripadvisor. Makes a nice change to visit something a bit modern and see where Jose Saramago lived. Excellent tour guide and headsetsin English plus many other languages. Would visit again on another holiday here.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

WHAT AN AMAZING place to visit quieter than main Lanzarote but with plenty of pubs and restaurants with a short walk to the centre

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

For the ones that are into literature and have read or heard about Jose saramago, this is a must see. A small house, where you get a tour around his private piece of decoration and the story behind, finishing up with a Portuguese coffee on his kitchen, just the way saramago used to do with all of his visitors! Definitely... More 

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Cascais, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Well kept. Wonderful library and cultural heritage. The village it is on is so cozy and warm. Worth visiting.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

As a bibliophile this was a little treat. Saw a signpost in Tias and decided to see what this was about. Glad we did. We were the only people here on our visit - so it was relaxed and personalised. Saramangos book collection is amazing, the gardens are very pretty and its the first time I've ever had coffee in... More 

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