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Sailing ahead Tenerifes coast

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

For who wants to know the amplitud of the atlantic ocean and the variety of the Canary Islands, a sailing trip round the isles would be an adequate holiday alternative.

There are different possibilities to hire a sailing yacht with skipper for a group of friends or the whole family.

There are different sport marinas on the isle of Tenerife where you can dock with your own sailing yacht and fill up your water and fuel deposits. One of … Read the rest

Bizarre volcanic landscape and a lot more to discover

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

The massive volcanic eruptions left their mark on the landscape of the mountains and shorelines of the isle of Tenerife.

The colour palette of the isle is dominated by the black lava sand, some ocher coloured sand beaches and a deep green of the varied vegetation.

Teide with Clouds

The colour green of the vegetation is dominating on the three smaller Canary Islands of La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.
Instead on Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote the landscape is formed … Read the rest

Vegetation and climate

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Tenerife is the biggest of the Canary Islands. 80 km long and up to 50 km wide. The surface area of the Island is 2.034,38 km². Tenerife is a volcanic island, situated infront of coast of Morocco and the Western Sahara. 1300 kilometers distanced from the Spanish mainland. The climate is very mild and pleasant all over the year.Palm Tree Tenerife

In the most sunny month of the year is July with an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine … Read the rest

Ferry service to link Tenerife and Madeira

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

A ferry service linking Tenerife with Madeira starts up again on June 16, providing a weekly service between the two islands for the duration of the summer.

A new addition to the Naviera Armas fleet, the Volcan de Tamadaba, will operate the service.

The new vessel, due to come into service in May, will be one of the biggest, fastest and most modern in the company’s fleet, with a top speed of 24 knots and a payload of up … Read the rest

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