The Canary Islands of Spain are characterized by a picturesque nature and an ideal climate with warm winters and summers without high temperatures to make its visit a pleasure at any time of the year. These islands are connected to each other by international airports and are called “miniature continents” thanks to their amazing diversity. Consists of 7 islands: Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.
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Romentic and picturesque nature
The Canary Islands are characterized by their scenic views and unique angles, which makes these islands a very romantic destination in the first place.
Among the most notable natural areas are the volcanic scenery of Lanzarote, the sand dunes beaches of Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria, and the picturesque green forests of La Palma, Gomera or Tide Tenerife, the highest peak in Spain.
Canary is also the most biodiverse region in the world where five of the islands have been classified as nature reserves and have four national parks that can be wonderful visits to them, namely: National Park Mount Tadi (Tenerife), Caldera de Taborente (La Palma), and Timanfaya (Lanzarote) Or Garajona (not Gomera).
Sports activities such as windsurfing, diving and hiking are quite varied in a group of these islands. For those who love swimming, you will find virgin beaches, black sand, natural pools …
Besides, many tourists choose to explore the coast on a sailing boat or take a boat trip. In fictional scenes, the Canary Islands is one of the best places in the world to see the stars. Visitors can also explore the city of San Cristobal de la Laguna (Tenerife), which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Shop and more
There is no doubt that visiting the Canary Islands at first means enjoying nature and recreation, but it is also imperative to shop … in the island special areas for shopping and popular markets, and there are famous local products such as cosmetics extracted from Aloe Vera or traditional products. It is interesting to know that the consumption tax is lower than in the rest of Europe, which translates into lower prices for many products.
The best time to visit Canary Islands
The best time to visit the Canary Islands is between March and May and then from September to November, because the winter months and summer are abundant with tourists, which makes prices very expensive in addition to the presence of great crowds everywhere. Besides the smaller crowds, the fall and spring seasons carry a lot of fun and a favorable climate, as in high seasons.
Nature in Gran Canaria
The beaches of La Palma
The nature of Tenerife
A view from Fuerteventura
A scene from La Palma
Of no Palma
From La Gomera
Gran Canaria Resorts