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Vilaflor – the highest situated village on Tenerife

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Vilaflor is the highest situated village on Tenerife with 1400 meter above the sea-level.

Around 3000 people live in this lovely village that is situated in a wonderful landscape with a lot of wonderful flowers.

The climate up in the mountains is very clean and fresh. That’s why the village is very suitable for a sanatorium.

Ausblick

Vilaflor is the starting point for several very interesting walking tours to the Paisaje Lunar or the Cañadas del Teide.

Above the … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Flowers & Plants, Landscapes, Photo-Blog, Vilaflor

The most charming places for you on Tenerife

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Tenerife offers a variable landscape spectrum. Enclosing the bizarre rock formations, which are from a volcanic origin and the craters in the area of Las Cañadas. The area of Las Cañadas with 2000 m of altitude overlooks the drough ocher coloured landscape of the south of the islands, where the most frequented beaches are situated.

Teno at the sea

The Teno-range in the west of Tenerife and the Anaga-mountains are a famous destination for active holiday makers and those who like hikingRead the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Anaga Mountains, Beaches, El Médano, Mount Teide, Photo-Blog, Playa Las Americas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Teide National Park

Mount Teide

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

Mount Teide in the morning

Mount Teide and its surrounding national park ist the crowning glory of Tenerife.

Since 1954 the national park “Parque Nacional de las Cañadas del Teide” covers a surface of approx. 136 km². It was the third national park which was founded in Spain.

With thousands of visitors per year the national park of mount Teide is the most-most visited national park of Spain.

Pico del Teide” is with 12,195ft (3.718 metres) the highest mountain of Spain. … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Mount Teide, Photo-Blog, Teide National Park

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

Hiking and mountaineering in Tenerife

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

Tenerife is a paradise for hikers and active holiday makers. Hiking tours in different levels of difficulty for beginners up to the high alpine tour on Spain’s highest mountain, the Pico del Teide, can be an activity during your holiday. A special attraction are the lovely, romantic walking paths in the mountains of Anaga, in the northeast of the island of Tenerife.
Hiking TenerifeThe mountains of Anaga and the range of Teno with their thick-set laurel-trees and wonderful … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Anaga Mountains, Arona, Costa Adeje, Hiking, Masca, Santiago del Teide, Sport, Teno
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