The Canary Islands

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The Canary Islands are an archipelago belonging to Spain in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa. The archipelago is of volcanic origin and is known for its white and black sand beaches. The year-round mild climate and the varied landscape make the archipelago an ideal tourist destination. On this page we present the seven main islands and some side islands.
Map of the Canary Islands. In the center of the archipelago is Gran Canaria, the largest island is Tenerife.
Fuerteventura
If you are looking for sandy beaches on the Canary Islands and are not particularly picky about whether they are jet black or pearly white, Fuerteventura is the place for you. Sun worshippers are at home there, and they invariably get their money's worth on vacation, because this island is ...
La Palma
Eternal spring? Of course, La Palma does not actually know any seasons either. And the island, which almost never experiences a lack of water thanks to the clouds that rain down over the mountains, now complains every now and then about a prolonged dry spell. But if you are out ...
La Gomera
Rugged and deeply rutted - an accessible island in the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean. While all this is true of La Gomera, anyone who takes the time to study this island of the Canary Islands more intensively, moving away from all the clichés, will realize that nature has ...
El Hierro
El Hierro is the smallest and youngest of the Canary Islands and is located in the far west of the archipelago. Mass tourism has never existed here, which is why many places have preserved their original character.
Tenerife
Tenerife – above all towers the Teide With a height of 3,718 meters, Pico del Teide is the giant among the mountains of Spain. The fact that he has chosen an island is not by chance, because under the giant, which towers over everything on Tenerife, slumbers a huge magma chamber. The ...
Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria – the white beaches of Maspalomas Gran Canaria is something like the queen of the Canary Islands and probably spectacular in every respect. With large hotel complexes that satisfy everyone’s taste, with an excellent infrastructure and above all with the snow-white beaches of Maspalomas. Here it is sometimes ...
Lanzarote
Lanzarote – The fire island of César Manrique Black is almost everything on Lanzarote. This is the fire island of the ingenious painter, architect, sculptor and environmentalist César Manrique. You will encounter his life’s work at every turn on this spectacular island. Probably no one else has left ...
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