Tenerife The Island Of Contrasts

Tenerife, with 80 km long and 50 km wide is the largest of the Canary Islands, for many one of dream holiday destinations par excellence. Tenerife is a volcanic island located off the coast of Morocco. Nature lovers will find a very rare vegetation on the island of Tenerife. The island of the Canarian pine, which grows here everywhere is determined. There is also the Canary dragon tree only on Tenerife. Also culture-interested tourists come on Tenerife fully at their own expense. Of particular interest is the historic center of La Laguna, which belongs to the cultural heritage of the UNESCO. This Universitatsstat offers many historical places and buildings.

Even the pyramids of Guimar are worth a day trip. These Terassenbauten made of lava stone are part of a pyramid Park, which is accessible for the year 1998 to the public. Nature lovers should not miss a visit to the Botanical Garden in Purto de la Cruz. Daily from 9 am to 6 pm you can visit this against an entrance fee of about three euros. Located in Santa Cruz is also the symbol of the island, the concert hall. Also don’t miss should be a visit to the Wine Museum in El Sauzal in the North of the island, the island offers many secluded fishing villages. Of course, bathing in one of the numerous beaches of the island among the highlights during a holiday in Tenerife.

Come to the southern tip of the island especially nature lovers at their expense; Here are the most beautiful dive sites of the island. Also, you can watch whales in free wilderness. The so-called Loroparque in Tenerife is to recommend for families with children. The largest parrot collection worldwide located in this park; located next to the parrots, an underwater tunnel in this zoo with various sea creatures. The regular sea lion and dolphin shows are popular with the children. A holiday in Tenerife’s year-round rewarding, because here are always very mild temperatures. This only just below 20 degrees Celsius fall in January and February.