Lanzarote Grapevine Issue 2 - Page 24

Issue 2 | The Lanzarote Grapevine 2014 Castillo de San Gabriel and Puente de las Bolas As the runners move into the city of Arrecife, they will find Castillo de San Gabriel and the mythical Puente de Las Bolas. This drawbridge was built in the 16th century as a gateway to the castle on a small islet in front of the city. This was originally built as a fortress to defend itself from frequent invasions of pirates.