Canary Islands

Canary Islands Travel Tips

Best time of year to visit the Canary Islands

By Erin R , March 2013

With optimal weather conditions pretty much year round, there’s really no wrong time of year to visit Spain‘s Canary Islands. But, if you play your travel cards right, there can be an especially ...  Read more

Fuerteventura

By Erin R , March 2013

As the second largest of the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura offers more than just ancient volcanic landscapes, but also almost-endless beaches and some of the best waves around. The oblong-shaped ...  Read more

Hiking on Tenerife

By Erin R , March 2013

As home of El Teide — Europe’s highest volcano and Spain’s tallest mountain – you can bet the island of Tenerife, in The Canary Islands, is crisscrossed with hiking trails. Since you probably won’t ...  Read more

Golfing in Tenerife

By Viator, December 2013

With a dramatic backdrop of volcanic fields and sun-soaked beaches, and a dry, warm climate year-round, Tenerife’s undulating countryside makes the perfect landscape for golfing. Golfing in Tenerife ...  Read more

Famous Festivals in Tenerife

By Viator, December 2013

With its unique blend of Spanish, Latin American and island heritage, Tenerife’s cultural calendar is renowned and whenever you visit, there’s sure to be a reason to celebrate. From colorful parades ...  Read more

3 Days in Tenerife: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Whether you’re escaping for a weekend in paradise or visiting as part of a Canary Islands cruise, there’s plenty to keep you busy in Tenerife. Here are some ideas for how to spend 3 days in Tenerife. ...  Read more

3 Days in Lanzarote: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

With its endless beaches, glitzy resorts and unworldly scenery, Lanzarote has long been the territory of European holidaymakers and it’s easy to see why so many visitors return year after year. With ...  Read more

3 Days in Gran Canaria: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

You might have heard the old chestnut about Gran Canaria being like a 'continent in miniature'. Well, it’s not far from the truth. The third-largest island of the Canaries, Gran Canaria’s startling ...  Read more

Day Trips from Tenerife

By Viator, July 2014

While many visitors to Tenerife stick to the coastal resorts and beaches, the island’s pretty colonial towns, hillside vineyards and looming volcanoes are all good reasons to head inland. One of the ...  Read more

Exploring Teide National Park

By Viator, July 2014

A trip to Tenerife wouldn’t be complete without exploring Teide National Park, home to some of the island’s most dramatic scenery, with its weather-beaten lava fields and rocky peaks formed through ...  Read more

Hiking Mt Teide

By Viator, June 2014

Reach the highest point on Tenerife—in fact, the highest point in Spain—with a hike to the top of the Canary Islands’ Mt Teide. As the world’s third-tallest volcano, dormant El Teide’s summit ...  Read more

Cruises from Tenerife

By Viator, June 2014

While visiting Tenerife, go beyond typical land-bound activities by heading for the water and going on a cruise. Some of the island’s best sights aren’t limited to the land itself but are ...  Read more

Tenerife Trips from Gran Canaria

By Viator, June 2014

Just over 60km (37 mi) from Gran Canaria, lies the largest and most popular of the Canary Islands, Tenerife. Catch a jet-foil ferry from Las Palmas or Agaete and you’ll be there in little over an ...  Read more

Lanzarote Day Trips

By Viator, May 2014

Lanzarote might be the fourth-largest of the Canary Islands, but with a length of just 37 miles (60km), it’s easy to get around the island’s many sights on a day trip. Start with a day tour around ...  Read more

Adventure and Outdoor Activities in Lanzarote

By Viator, May 2014

From soaring volcanic peaks and ancient lava fields, to sprawling vineyards and idyllic sandy beaches, Lanzarote’s ruggedly  beautiful terrain is tailor-made for exploring and there are ample ...  Read more

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