Visiting and getting to know the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands in Spain represent one of the favorite places for tourists from all over the world, but because of the pandemic, the number of visitors has been reduced due to restrictions.

However, at the present time, there are already several countries that have given the green light for this destination, among which is England. So, if you haven’t been there yet, now is a great time to visit and get to know the Canary Islands.

It is worth mentioning that this archipelago is made up of several islets and 8 mysterious islands, which have particular characteristics that make them unique and different from each other.

What they all have in common is that there is an exquisite geological and scenic variety, which is in fact their greatest attraction.

Some of the best options to visit and learn about on a trip to the Canary Islands

1. Tenerife

Tenerife

It is the largest and most inhabited island, where you will find everything from lush volcanic beaches to the Teide National Park (the most popular in Europe) where the highest point in Spain is located, as well as grandiose volcanoes.

Additionally, you can visit the Laurisilva Forests in the Lunar Park of Anaga, watch dolphins and whales near the coasts, visit magical towns and cities such as San Cristobal de la Laguna, incredible virgin beaches such as Bollullo, La Tejita, and Benijo, as well as you can enter through a volcanic tube in the Cueva del Viento, walk along the cliffs of Los Gigantes, among many other things.

Of the Canary Islands, Tenerife is the one that receives the largest number of tourists throughout the year because it is an ideal destination for beach lovers, sun, adventure, extreme sports such as canyoning, the possibility of climbing the Teide by cable car or on foot, etc.

2. Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is full of wonderful landscapes, it has virgin and wild coasts, its capital is charming, here you can find the famous Maspalomas Dunes next to the ocean, and it has kilometers of golden sandy beaches.

It is undoubtedly an ideal destination for those who want to enjoy the beach and the sun, the beautiful views, and for road trip enthusiasts.

Among the places we recommend you to visit in Gran Canaria we have:

  • Its capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which has one of the most spectacular urban beaches such as Las Canteras beach, as well as a beautiful historic center.
  • The Maspalomas Dunes, which is undoubtedly one of the most wonderful places in the Canary Islands.
  • The mountainous area, where you can practice extreme sports.
  • Its charming villages, such as Tejeda, Teror, Arugas, Firgas and Fataga.
  • The virgin and wild beaches, such as the beautiful Gui Gui beach.

In terms of tourism, this is the second island of the archipelago with the highest number of tourists.

Here you will be able to choose among many options of hotels and resorts, being some of the most recommended ones those belonging to the Group Lopesan.

3. Lanzarote

Lanzarote is also known as the island of volcanoes and is the third in terms of the number of tourists.

On this island, you can do many activities, enjoy the rugged coastal scenery, swim in crystal clear beaches, see up close a volcanic crater over a thousand years old, admire the architectural works of César Manrique, among many other things.

Below, you will find our suggestions of the places you should not miss on this beautiful island:

  • The Timanfaya National Park is impressive, you will be able to walk on a sea of solidified lava and contemplate it as far as the eye can see, you will feel like you are walking on the moon.
  • The volcanic landscapes of this island are the most wonderful of all the Canary Islands.
  • The beautiful Charco de los Clicos Beach, where you can contemplate spectacular contrasts of colors.
  • Among the beaches you have to choose between the extensive Playa de Famara, the brutal Playa del Risco or the incredible beaches of Punta del Papagayo.
  • The Jameos del Agua, the Mirador del Rio or the Cactus Garden, which are an architectural legacy of Cesar Manrique.

4. La Graciosa

Although it is one of the smallest islands, it is the most exotic of them all, only 30 minutes away from Lanzarote by boat. This tiny paradise is part of a group of 3 islands, only La Graciosa is inhabited.

This group of islands and small islets is what we know as the Natural Park of the Chinijo Archipelago, here is the largest marine reserve in Europe.

There are no paved roads on this island, but you can travel the island completely by bicycle. The only cars you will see are some 4 X4 that serve as cabs for tourists.

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