Beautiful places of the planet
Tenerife, Canary Islands
Tenerife is an island with an area of more than 2000 square kilometers, which is the largest and most visited in the archipelago. Due to its Central location, between Gran Canaria and the island of Gomera, it attracts almost half of all Canarian tourists every year. Tenerife received its unusual name and status as the highest island in the Atlantic ocean to the Teide volcano. The mountain range creates two climatic zones here, the North, which is characterized by humidity and lush vegetation, and the South with a characteristic Sunny aridity, it is not surprising that it is called an island with two faces. The geographical location of the island, as well as the impact of some favorable factors, maintain a warm temperature all year round. At any time of the year, the thermometer scale ranges from 20 to 27 degrees Celsius. Climate conditions divide the island into two parts. In the North, the climate is usually milder and cooler than in the South, where it is hotter and sunnier. On the island, you can practice any water sport at any time of the year. Luxury hotels and apartments are located in this Paradise. The best of the beaches is the Golden Playa de Las Americas, where the best hotels are located. The main attraction of Tenerife is the Las Canadas national Park, a huge volcanic crater in the center of which rises Teide, the highest point in Spain 3718 meters above sea level. Tenerife is a Paradise of international cuisine. A huge variety of dishes belongs to the cuisines of all countries and continents. Among this abundance, you can find a restaurant of Russian cuisine. The true pride of Canarian cooks is the gifts of the sea. You can visit a flamenco show, visit a water Park, take part in a shark hunt, take a walk in the wonderful loro Park, where unforgettable shows of parrots, dolphins and seals take place. Tenerife will offer you luxury casinos, night clubs, discos, restaurants for every taste, theatrical jousting tournaments. The island of eternal spring Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands and the most popular in the Canaries. Tenerife's tourist complexes are located near the southern beaches of Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Americas and Playa Fanabe. In the South of the island, there is a high density of tourist infrastructure. Southern resorts are loved by young people for their numerous clubs and discos with modern music. The capital of the island of Santa Cruz de Tenerife was actively developed in the 18th-19th centuries and became one of the largest economic and cultural centers of the Canary Islands. The city is rich in historical and architectural monuments of past centuries, the castle of San Juan, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the chapel of San Telmo, and a number of museums. The island of Tenerife is considered both a family and youth holiday destination.