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City Sightseeing Santa Cruz de Tenerife Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Enjoy a 360-degree view of Santa Cruz de Tenerife on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour! Discover the capital of the Canary Islands aboard the open-top double-decker buses and create your own sightseeing itinerary.Explore the city at your own pace and get off at any of the 11 stops around the city. See the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Concepción Santa Cruz's oldest church with its remarkable bell tower tiled roof and Islamic-style ceiling. Visit the Museo de la Naturaleza y El Hombre before strolling along the waterfront to Castillo de San Juan a 17th-century castle where slaves were traded in ancient times. Here
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Teide National Park Tour in Tenerife Including Los Roques de Garcia or La Orotava Valley
"Begin with a pickup in the area of your hotel and then travel by coach to Teide National Park the UNESCO World Heritage site that surrounds the mighty Mt Teide volcano in the center of Tenerife. As you travel listen to your guide talk about the day’s itinerary which differs depending on your pickup location.Departing from south Tenerife:If your accommodation is situated in Costa Adeje or Los Cristianos in the southern part of the island stop first in the mountain village of Vilaflor where you’ll recharge with a drink and snack (own expense) at a local cafe.Then
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La Graciosa Catamaran Cruise and Island Day Trip from Lanzarote Including Lunch
"Start your experience with pick up from a meeting point at Costa Teguise Arrecife Puerto del Carmen Puerto Calera or Playa Blanca area of Lanzarote. Then relax on your air-conditioned coach as you travel to the port of Órzola on the island's north coast. Here board a ferry and enjoy a 20-minute crossing to La Graciosa admiring the views of the El Rio strait — the channel between the two islands — on the way.Arrive at Graciosa’s portside capital
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CANARY ISLANDS - the conquest

Jean de Bethencourt arrived in Lanzarote in 1402, and moved on to Fuerteventura later. He had to return to the mainland of Spain for more supplies and men, and returned to the islands in 1404. He then...
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CANARY ISLANDS - the second conquest...

The big invasion of tourists started in the 1960's. It was actually Franco who encouraged tourism in Spain, and this had a big effect on the Canary islands who gained popularity for their year-round...
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CANARY ISLANDS - guanches

The islands was for a very long time inhabited by the guanches. Still noone knows where they came from, but the theories varies from berbers in the north of Africa to the vikings of the cold north.In...
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CANARY ISLANDS - the name

The roman author and scientist, Pliny the Elder (23 - 79), was one of the first to mention the canarian islands. He referred to them as Canaria, coming from the latin word canis meaning dog.He...
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LUCHA CANARIA - Canarian wrestling

There have been references to the practice of canarian wrestling back to the time of the old settlers of the Canary Islands. They used it to dissolve domestical conflicts or arguments of property of...
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GUANCHES - old names on the islands

The word guanche was what the natives of Tenerife called themselves. Chenech was their name of the island, and Guan Chenech means "Man from Tenerife". After a while this became the word for all...
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LA VELA LATINA - latin sailing

In the Canary Islands la vela latina (latin sailing) is just as popular and important as regattas. Noone knows exactly when this sport started, but there are proof that shows the aborigens of the...
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GUANCHES - the language

Most of the guanche vocabulary was lost soon after the conquest of the islands. There was a massive immigration from many european countries, and the guanches was either forced to baptize or were sold...
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SAN BORONDON - the ghost island

This is the canarian name of St. Brendan from Clonfert (480-576). He was an irish monk who played the leading role in one of the most famous legends of celtic culture. He went on a journey to the...
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CANARY ISLANDS - general info

Noone knows exactly how the islands were formed, allthough many agree they were formed after volcanic eruptions, and they are estimated to be 30 million years old. Today the islands belongs to Spain,...
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Camel Capers

Apologies to the poor camels for the trouble they received from us as we rode on them. We were laughing for the whole twenty minutes of the trip as the camel tried to wet our feet ... and soil our...
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Los Reyes Celebrations

We managed to find the arrival of Los Reyes (the Kings) as our trip coincided with Epiphany. The kings were throwing sweets to all of the children (and the bigger children too!!!) For the Spaniards...
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Black With Splashes Of Colour

The island is very colourful. Having seen several volcanic places I was amazed at the brightness of the island. You have the black of the lava, the blue of the sea (and sky), the green of the plants...
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Tenerife Island

Teide is one of the most famous mountains in Spain. It is, also, the highest one. It is situated in Tenerife Island, in the middle of an unique volcanic landscape.This mountain is an important...
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Popular Cities in Canary Islands

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Isla de Lanzarote

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Isla de Fuerteventura

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Isla de Tenerife

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Isla de Gran Canaria

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Isla de La Palma

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Top Hotels in Canary Islands

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C/ Retamas 1, San Agustin, 35100, Spain
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C/ Gran Bretana, Adeje, Tenerife, 38660, Spain
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Avenida Krogager S/N, Tinajo, 35560, Spain
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Sitio de Juan Bello, Villaverde, 35660, Spain
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Avenida Gran Canaria 18, Playa del Ingles, , 35290, Spain
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Avenida Richard J Yeoward 1, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, 38400, Spain
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Top Things to Do in Canary Islands

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Playa El Ancla Beach

The beach was right across from our resort, very small but nice and sheltered. It was very rocky - surrounded by walls and piles of volcanic rocks. While sitting on a rock, I was involved in a small...
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Compañía de la Galleta

At Compañía de la Galleta you can experience the authentic flavours of the Canary Islands. The shop, located in Meloneras, in the south of Gran Canaria, has a huge variety of delicious biscuits on...
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Beach

Papagayo beach is a great place,out of the way everything,it is about a 40-45 minute drive from puerto del carmen. It is a protected are,and you need to go along a 2 mile gravel track,you then have...
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"LAS ISLAS CANARIAS"
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"Leroy's new Canary Islands Page"
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"Was there as a child - Am there as an adult!"
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"Lanzarote"
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"F.Lade's new Canary Islands Page"
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