Isle of Tenerife

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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

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

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Anaga Mountains, El Hierro, Hiking, La Gomera, La Palma, Landscapes, Mount Teide, Photo-Blog, Teide National Park, Teno

Valleys and volcanic landscape

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Tenerife is the largest of all Canary islands situated only approximately 300 km from the coast of North-Africa. The seven islands of the Canary Island group form together the autonomous community of the Canary islands.

Vulcan Landscape TenerifeTenerife has a surface of 2.068 km² and a population of approximately 800.000 inhabitants. In the language of the aborigines called “Guanches“ Tenerife means “snow-covered mountain“.

The “Pico del Teide“, the highest mountain of Spain, situated on the isle of Tenerife, … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, La Orotava, Landscapes, Mount Teide, Nature, Teide National Park

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

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Flowers & Plants, Fuerteventura, Icod de los Vinos, La Palma, Lanzarote, Mount Teide, Nature, Weather

Active holiday all over the year on Tenerife

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Tenerife – one of the islands of the eternal spring! This name is due to the mild and pleasant climate all over the year.Teide Canadas

All of the Canary Islands have one thing in common:
A balanced climate with for us springlike winters and temperatures below zero only in high mountain regions.

The visitor can enjoy a bath in the Atlantic Ocean and a sunbath during the whole year.

The winter month are very adequate for active tourists who like hiking, Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Mount Teide, Sport, Teide National Park, Weather
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