Isle of Tenerife

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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

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

Teide hits the world’s top spots

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

Teide ViewThe decision by UNESCO’s world heritage convention to grant heritage status to Teide National Park led to a series of impromptu late-night parties around the island of Tenerife.

The news came on Thursday June 28, several days earlier than expected, bringing a swift end to an anxious period of waiting for the island authorities.

World Heritage status for Mount Teide means that the tiny island now has two favoured sites recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, La Laguna, Mount Teide, Teide National Park
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