Welcome to Tenerife
Welcome to Tenerife - The city of volcano
Tenerife is the largest of Canary Islands, close to the Africa coast, in the Atlantic Ocean. Tenerife is the most populated island in the whole Spain and here is located the third largest volcano from its base, the Mount Teide: visitors can reach the top by cable lift and visit the Teide National Park. Especially during the last years, Tenerife is one of the most famous holiday destinations in Europe for those who like to travel, enjoy sandy beaches and nightlife: like in all the Canary Islands, tourism is the most productive economic sector. In the capital city of the island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, there is the symbol of Canary Islands, the Auditorio de Tenerife and it hosts every year the spectacular Carnival de Santa Cruz de Tenerife which is one of the largest carnivals in the world. Other interesting cities in Tenerife are La Laguna, designed as World Heritage Site and Las Americas, especially for tourists.
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Who says Tenerife says unbridled fun ... even at night! The chances are unlimited and everyone will spend unforgettable nights of relax and pleasure. From Santa Cruz to La Laguna, passing through Puerto de la Cruz and the lively Los Cristianos, you will find lots of clubs, bars and pubs. There's something to suit everybody's fancy!
if you are lucky and you are going to visit Tenerife during the rebajas (sales), your trip will be plenty of chances to go shopping. The advice is to walk away from turistic destinations and discover traditional shops and markets.
You can visit Torviscas market,one of the biggest markets of south Tenerife or walk along Los Cristianos market to buy clothes and souvenirs. Everyday in Santa Cruz there is the Mercado Nuestra Señora de Africa, where there are over 300 stands full of fresh food. As Canarie are a special economic area in Spain, you will always find advantageous prices averyday and not just during the rebajas.
This volcanic island offers many places to visit, attractions and enchanting towns and villages from the spectacular golden beaches in the south to the extraordinary lunar landscape of Mont Teide. Surely you have to visit the "Parque Nacional del Teide" the higher peak in Spain, this park offers one of the most spectacular geographic realities in the world. "Parque Rural de Teno" is another fantastic place to visit; due to ist position and its difficult access roads this place is isolated and, for that reason, it is considered as one of the most beautiful and traditional parcs of the island. "Puerto de La Cruz" is another beautiful place to visit, as its botanical garden.