This Spanish Archipelago is a combination of seven main islands along with several tiny islets and a small island. With two cities, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas, as its capital, Canary Islands are result of volcanic activities.
Following are some of the major islands that form Canary Island and can be chosen for your Canary vacation:
Gran Canaria is known for its amazing tourist resorts, shiny and sunny climate as well as amazing tourist attractions. When holidaying in Canary Islands, Gran Canaria can offer you attractions like Sioux City, lots of amusement and Water Parks for a lovely family enjoyment, such as Aqualand Aquasur, Parque de los Cocodrilos, holiday world and many more. Tourists and visitors find Gran Canaria as an attractive option for their holiday in Canary Island because of its beaches, nightlife and all the family fun spots. This third major island accordance to its size has amazing scenery and picturesque views to offer along with pine forest, desert sand dunes, volcanic landscapes and vivid beaches.
Tenerife is the largest and major island of Canary island and is surely a great way to unwind, when on a holiday in Canary Islands. When holidaying in Canary Islands you must not forget to check this holiday destination, which is also the highest and utmost point in the whole Spain. Tenerife is loaded with remarkable tourist attractions like theme parks, museums, water sports like scuba diving, other sports activities, night clubs, great restaurants, cafes and hotels serving wonderful delicacies and sightseeing areas like botanical and aqua gardens. All these make Tenerife a memorable holiday destination for that right Canary vacation.
From volcanic sites and mountains to sandy dunes, this canary island is lot calmer and peaceful and has some pretty tourist attractions, for those holidaying in Canary Islands. Some of these are Bentancuria, Oasis Park, El Museo de La Alcogida, MuseumsArqueológico & Ethnográfico, Casa Santa María, La Lajita Zoo, Islote de Lobos Nature Reserve and etc. These and many such other striking tourist attractions makes this island a marvelous stop when holidaying in Canary Islands.
La Palmas is one of the most quiet, peaceful and unspoiled Canary Island with lots and lots of water, cultural richness and excellent cuisine to offer for those on a holiday in Canary Islands. This canary island is not popular as a holiday destination, but can still be visited for that natural and untouched beauty, for experiencing the farming skills and banana production on this island. Capital city of La Palmas is Santa Cruz de La Palmas.
Lanzarote is another major Canary Island with lot to offer, for a spectacular holiday in Canary Island or a memorable Canary vacation. The south of Lanzarote is surrounded with superlative volcanic view; a result of eruptions that goes back to 18th century. Lanzarote is a package of volcanoes, superb resorts, museums filled with stunning artifacts, lively nightlife, thrilling water activities, breathtaking caves and natural sights. Some mind-blowing tourist attractions that make this canary island a great holiday destination include Wine museum El Grifo, Jameos Del Agua, The Cactus Garden, Timanfaya, Fundación César Manrique and Aquapark, Costa Teguise.
La Gomera is known for Tranquility, dense greenery, picturesque beauty, stunning beaches and its freshness. The island also has national park. San Sebastian, El Cedro Forest, Garajonay national park, Vallehermeso and Valle Gran Rey are some of the places you can enjoy in this island.
El Hierro is one of the small Canary Islands and comes with steep cliffs and some not so big, and really beautiful beaches. Some of the tourist attractions you can enjoy in El Hierro when holidaying in Canary Island includes Iglesia de la Candelaria, La Restinga, Iglesia de la Concepcion and Sanctuary of the Holy Mother.
Best time to visit or holiday in Canary Islands
The weather changes or varies from island to island and while you may find sunny weather in one, you can also end up enjoying wet season or snow in another. So the best time to visit Canary Island depends upon, which canary island you plan to make your holiday destination.