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Family Vacation on Tenerife

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Tenerife is one of my favourite vacation locations. The climate is mild and springlike all year round and there are many things to see and to do on the island. I like to combine a few relaxing days on the beach with some sightseeing and adventure and Tenerife offers many options.

Me and my family enjoy staying at Puerto de la Cruz. The town has a long tradition as a tourist center, well known for its relaxing … Read the rest

Patea tus montes – activities and adventure

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Last month I discovered a really good company, which is organizing excursions and sports activities all around the isle of Tenerife.

The young and innovative company is called patea tus montes, what means more or less: hike through your mountains.

We got some instructions from José before we entered the cave

José and his team are offering their service since 1996. Their headquarter is located in La Orotava, in the North of the isle.

With patea tus montes you can hike all over the isle. Excursions are offered … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Excursions, Hiking, Sport

Sunrise on the top of Mount Teide Excursion

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

Hotels, beaches, nature, crowds of tourists, food and clubs. These are the well-known attractions of the Island of Tenerife.

Sonnenaufgang

But it does not seem so exotic any more. Volcanoes of Tenerife make this place look so special!
Have you ever heard about Mount Teide?
This place has hardly been touched by the modern civilization. There are 600 volcanoes on the island of Tenerife and Mount Teide is the highest and most impressive one.
It is like … Read the rest

The valley of Masca

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Masca is a mountain village placed in a volcanic crater in the north-west of Tenerife with round about 100 inhabitants.

The most important place of this beautiful village is the small plaza at the church. The whole hamlet is devided into parts and distributed to several mountain sides.

Masca is well-known for its tasty onions, potatoes and garlic but also the yame-fruit, plam juice, citrus fruits and goat chees are delicacies.

Furthermore especially the type of construction of the houses … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Hiking, Locations, Masca, Photo-Blog, Sport

Sports and nature on Tenerife

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Who wants to spend his holiday far away from mass tourism and tourist hustle and bustle thinks would feel well on the isle of Tenerife.

Small country hotels, holiday cottages, chalets and fincas offer the adequate accommodation. One can book his holiday through various tour operators or without any problems directly by the Internet.

esperanza view
view from La Esperanza above the forest landscape to Mount Teide

Tenerife is not one of the cheapest holiday destinations, but with a … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Dolphins & Whales, Golf, Hiking, Mount Teide, Nature, Photo-Blog, Sport
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