Canary Islands Travel Guide: Holiday Guide to Tenerife, Gran Cana …

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The Canary Islands (Spanish: Islas Canarias) are an Atlantic area of Spain on the west coast of Africa, close to Morocco, Cape Verde and the island chains of the Azores Islands and Madeira Islands. Gran Canaria – The biggest island by population, its capital city (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) has the shared title of capital of the Canaries. Green and high in the north, flat and dry in the south. Lanzarote – Low lying and dry, with a magnificent volcanic landscape in the west of the island (National Park of Timanfaya). The capital is Arrecife and has its own airport. Lanzarote is of volcanic origin. Tenerife – The island of Tenerife is the biggest in the Canaries however its earliest range of mountains are young compared with the surrounding islands. The greatest mountain of Spain, El Teide remains in Tenerife and is the 3rd biggest volcano worldwide. The prominent city is Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the home of the Canary Island Parliament. With a population of 899,000 individuals, it is the most inhabited island. Intro to Tenerife – Culture – Orientation/Location – Climate when to Visit – Sightseeing Highlights – Teide National Park – Loro Parque Zoo – Icod de los Vinos – Beaches – Masca Valley – Guimar Pyramids – Siam Park – Lago Martianez – Las Montanas de Anaga – Cliffs of the Giants – Recommendations for the Budget Traveler – Places to Stay – Places to Drink & consume – Places to Shop – Introduction to Lanzarote – Overview – Culture – Orientation/Location – Climate when to Visit – Sightseeing Highlights – Carnival – Cueva de los Verdes – The Wine Museum of Lanzarote – Beaches – Timanfaya National Park – Museum of International and Contemporary Art – Jardin de Cactus – Arrecife – Lanzarote’s Capital – Surf School – Lively Lady Show Bar – Recommendations for the Budget Traveler – Places to Stay – Places to Eat & Drink – Places to Shop – Introduction to Gran Canaria – Overview – Culture – Location & Orientation – Climate & When to Visit – Sightseeing Highlights – Las Palmas – Playa de las Canteras, Las Palmas – Maspalomas – Playa del Ingles – Vegueta, Las Palmas – Triana, Las Palmas – La Cumbre – Palmitos Park – Puerto de Mogan – Sioux City, Bahia Feliz – Recommendations for the Budget Traveler – Places to Stay – Places to Eat & Drink – Places to Shop.