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Tenerife Highlights Full Day Tour
"Let us take you to the unforgettable National Heritage Park of Mount Teide and the breathtaking views of the West Coast of the Island. We start our adventure through Vilaflor one of our local villages then through the magnificent pine forest and into the plateau of the Volcano with it moonlike landscape where films (like Planet of the Apes and Clash of the Titans) have been filmed here then on through the fabulous Orotava Valley to Icod Los Vinos famous for its wines and its Drago tree known for its mystical powers here we will stay to give you enough time to have lunch Canarian style (not included in the price) . We then move on to Garachico a local town destroyed in the volcanic eruption of 1706. The magical village of Masca with its amazing views of La G from the ships from La Gomera. Enjoy!"
From EUR35.00
 
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
From EUR18.00
 
PADI Night Dive Specialty in Tenerife
"Introduce yourself to the whole new cast of critters that comes out after the sun goes down. See your favorite dive sites from a whole new perspective at night with Mermaid Diving. Over the course of two days we will complete three night dives. < organization procedures techniques and potential problems how to control your buoyancy at night entries exits and underwater navigation at night
From EUR252.00

More General in Canary Islands

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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Maria_75
Sep 24, 2004

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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Maria_75
Sep 24, 2004

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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Maria_75
Sep 24, 2004

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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Maria_75
Sep 24, 2004

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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Maria_75
Sep 24, 2004

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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Maria_75
Oct 07, 2004
 
 
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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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Maria_75
Sep 25, 2004

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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Maria_75
Oct 07, 2004

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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Maria_75
Sep 25, 2004

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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Maria_75
Sep 24, 2004

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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cheekymarieh
Dec 29, 2002

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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cheekymarieh
Dec 29, 2002

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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cheekymarieh
Dec 29, 2002

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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Jansa
Mar 01, 2003

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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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Masca Gorge

We arrived at the village of Masca at 10am before the majority of tourists. The road to Masca, built only in 1996, was already a hint of what would await us: countless switchbacks glued to the sharp...
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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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A Visit Mount Teide.

Mount Teide stands at a height of 3,718 metres, which makes it not only the highest point in Spain but the highest point above sea level in any of the Atlantic islands. My visit was on a beautiful...
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Candelaria

Candelaria is a small town on the southeast coast of Tenerife. While long strips of the coast are either rather boring or heavily industrialised, Candelaria has got some charme and is thus worth a...
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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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