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01-11-2016 / Guide

Top 10 places which you need to see at Tenerife

Bartosz Sułkowski

Photo by Jan Kraus

Tenerife is the largest and most populated island of the seven Canary Islands. It is also the most populated island of Spain, with a land area of 2,034.38 square kilometres (785 sq mi) and 898,680 inhabitants, 43 percent of the total population of the Canary Islands. Tenerife is the largest and most populous island of Macaronesia. - Read more in Wikipedia.

10. Siam Park

Siam Park is a Loro Parque-owned water park in Tenerife Island (in the south) , Canary Islands, Spain. It is located on the (with direct exit to the park entrance) TF-1 highway in Costa Adeje, . At 18.5 hectares (46 acres). Siam Park features a Siamese theme, and claims to be the most spectacular water attraction in Europe. - Read more in Wikipedia.

Photo of Siam Park - Alberto Varela

9. Loro Parque

Is a 13.5-hectare (33-acre) zoo located on the outskirts of Puerto de la Cruz on Tenerife, Spain where it houses an extensive and diverse reserve of animal and plant species. The park was initially conceived as a paradise for parrots and has developed over the years into one of the biggest attractions of the Canary Islands, with over 40 million visitors so far. - Read more in Wikipedia.

Photo of Loro Parque - Wikipedia

8. Masca

Is a small mountain village on the island of Tenerife. The village is home to around 90 inhabitants. The village lies at an altitude of 650 m in the Macizo de Teno mountains, which extend up to the northwesternmost point of Tenerife. - Read more in Wikipedia.

Photo of Masca - Asier Sarasua

7. Pico del Teide

Mount Teide is a volcano on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Spain. Its 3,718-metre (12,198 ft) summit is the highest point in Spain and the highest point above sea level in the islands of the Atlantic. - Read more in Wikipedia.

Photo of Teide - Ronny Siegel

6. La Orotava

is a town and a municipality in the northern part of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands of Spain. The area of the municipality stretches from the north coast to the mountainous interior, and includes the summit of the Teide volcano, Canary Islands' and Spain's highest point at 3,718 m. At 207.31 km2, it is the largest municipality of the island of Tenerife. - Read more in Wikipedia.

Photo of La Orotava - Ronny Siegel

5. Los Gigantes

Is a resort town in the Santiago del Teide municipality on the west coast of the Canary Island Tenerife. Its main feature are the giant rock formations, Acantilados de Los Gigantes, that rise from the sea to a height of 500-800 metres (1,640–2,625 ft) after which the town has been named. Los Gigantes means "The Giants". - Read more in Wikipedia.

Photo of Los Gigantes - Ronny Siegel

4. Garachico

Is a municipality and town on the northern coast of Tenerife, about 52 km West of the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 50 km from Tenerife North Airport and 67 km from Tenerife South Airport. The town itself nestles below a 500m+ (1500 ft) cliff. - Read more in Wikipedia.

Photo of Garachico - Nico Kaiser

3. Drago Milenario

Dracaena draco, also called dragon tree is a very rare, endemic species in Tenerife and throughout the Canary Islands. It is extremely interesting tree not only because of its longevity, achieved the size and appearance.

Photo of Drago Milenario - Ronny Siegel

2. Astrophysical Observatory at Teide

The first telescope in the Observatory at Teide was launched in 1964. The research is now focusing on the observation of solar activity and robotics in the field of astronomy and astrophysics. The Canary Islands are one of the top three places on Earth so it is perfect place to observe the sky.

Photo of Astrophysical Observatory at Teide - Niels Hollenberg

1. Punta de Teno

Punta de Teno is the westernmost point of Tenerife. You can get there by road from the town of Buenavista del Norte narrow road leading over the precipice.

Photo of Punta de Teno - txenoo

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