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  • Betancuria.

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    Betancuria. Fuerteventura. (Canary Islands) The former capital of Fuerteventura, Betancuria has a historic centre overlooked by its church-cathedral. .Founded in the early 15th century by the Frenchman Juan de Bethencourt, Betancuria was the capital of the island of Fuerteventura until 1834. This me…

  • El Pinar.

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    … Pinar de El Hierro (El). Hierro. (Canary Islands) http://elpinardeelhierro.es. It is located in the southwest of the island of El Hierro and includes the villages of El Pinar and La Restinga. It is in an exceptionally beautiful setting, with a mountainous landscape of volcanic origin. El Pinar offer…

  • Valle Gran Rey.

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    Valle Gran Rey. Gomera. (Canary Islands) http://www.vallegranrey.es/turismo/. This is one of the most outstanding tourist destinations on the island of La Gomera, thanks to the exceptional beauty of the scenery, which is characterised by green mountains with numerous palm trees, and traditional arch…

  • Telde.

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    Telde. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Telde is in the northeastern part of the island, sitting on a fertile plain.This flat stretch of farmland, known as the 'great plain', is heavily cultivated, the main crops being sugar cane, bananas, cucumbers and flowers. A stroll around the town centre of Teld…

  • Arteara.

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    Arteara. San Bartolomé de Tirajana. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) On the southern side of the island of Gran Canary, in the San Bartolomé de Tirajana area, is the Necropolis of Arteara, declared to be a Historic-Artistic Heritage Site. The Necropolis of Arteara is a major series of archaeological f…

  • Gáldar.

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    Gáldar. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Gáldar was the old aboriginal capital of the island. Gáldar sits at the foot of a bare volcano, and the population mainly works in agriculture. The town grows tomatoes, potatoes, corn and bananas, and is the largest producer in Gran Canary of this last crop. An…

  • Arrecife.

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    Arrecife. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote, is a quiet, beautiful port city situated on the eastern coast of the island. Sharing prominence in its urban layout are the streets of the historic centre, filled with shops, and popular neighbourhoods such as San Ginés. Not f…

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

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    … Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) http://lpavisit.com. Crowning an island of tall cliffs to the north and extensive beaches to the south, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a city which offers sun, sea and an exceptional historic legacy. Mild temperatures throughout the year mak…

  • Puerto del Rosario.

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    Puerto del Rosario. Fuerteventura. (Canary Islands) Washed by the crystal-clear blue waters of the Atlantic, Puerto del Rosario is a lively commercial city full of attractions for tourists. Sheltering behind the major port, the capital of Fuerteventura grew as a neat collection of houses of whitewas…

  • San Bartolomé Tirajana.

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    … San Bartolomé de Tirajana. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) San Bartolomé de Tirajana, a municipality which covers the vast territory which stretches from the centre to the south of Gran Canary, is a place of contrasts. Its main town, San Bartolomé, is situated inland, next to the Tirajana crater, an …

  • San Cristóbal de La Laguna.

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    … San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) San Cristóbal de La Laguna, the former capital of Tenerife, is an historic Canary Islands city with a long university tradition. Its model colonial layout, awarded World Heritage status, contains several of the island's major religious buildings…

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

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    Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a beautiful port situated in Tenerife, the largest of the western islands in the Canary archipelago. Around its important port are wide avenues, squares and exotic landscaped areas, not forgetting some beautiful examples of…

  • Tías.

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    Tías. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) Tías, a town located in south central Lanzarote, is one of the principal tourist centres on the island. As well as the lure of the picturesque villages of the interior, immersed in a matchless volcanic landscape, there are excellent tourist facilities available alon…

  • Agaete.

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    Agaete. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) On the northwestern coast of the island of Gran Canary stand the whitewashed houses of Agaete. Jagged crags of volcanic rock plunge into the Atlantic ocean creating spectacular cliff faces, while ravines jut back into the island's interior. The spring temperatu…

  • Santa Cruz de la Palma.

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    Santa Cruz de la Palma. La Palma. (Canary Islands) Santa Cruz de La Palma is a beautiful city with a colonial air which retains in its historic quarter, declared an Historic-Artistic Site, numerous palaces, colonial buildings and houses built in the traditional Canary style. Nor should we forget its…

  • Yaiza.

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    Yaiza. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) Situated in the foothills of the National Park of Timanfaya is Yaiza, the southernmost municipality on the island of Lanzarote. This village is surrounded by a fairy-tale environment formed by craters and the dark tones of volcanic earth, which give rise to places …

  • Adeje.

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    Adeje. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Situated in the south of the island of Tenerife, between the foothills of the Teide and the crystal-clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean, is the Canary Islands town of Adeje, Here, architectural heritage blends with highly contrasting natural landscapes, where visitor…

  • Arona.

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    Arona. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) The municipality of Arona boasts more than 15 kilometres of beaches with excellent views of the nearby mountains. Meanwhile, the town itself offers interesting examples of popular architecture combining colonial and Pre-Hispanic elements. The spring temperatures enj…

  • Puerto de la Cruz.

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    Puerto de la Cruz. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Situated to the north of Tenerife, Puerto de la Cruz is one of the island's major tourist centres. A traditional resting place, the city offers a wide range of accommodation, including numerous hotels and several residential complexes. The coastal area c…

  • San Sebastián de la Gomera.

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    San Sebastián de la Gomera. Gomera. (Canary Islands) San Sebastián de La Gomera is the capital of this island. It is also known as “Isla Colombina” due to its historical links with the discovery of America. The city emerged around a natural bay and to this day has preserved numerous places and monum…

  • Villa de Teguise.

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    Villa de Teguise. Teguise. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) Teguise, former capital of the island of Lanzarote, sits in an incredible volcanic landscape formed by old craters and rivers of solidified lava. A good part of the island's history is reflected in the old town, a collection of whitewashed house…

  • Icod de los Vinos.

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    Icod de los Vinos. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Icod de los Vinos owes its name to the importance of vine cultivation in the 16th century. However, it was not until the early 20th century that this activity was regulated and included on the coat of arms.Situated in a valley in the northwestern part of…

  • Chipude.

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    Chipude. Vallehermoso. Gomera. (Canary Islands) The district takes in part of the Garajonay National Park, declared a World Heritage Site. Chipude, along with Tamargada, Epina, El Cercado or La Dama, is one of a great many neighbourhoods spread throughout the district of Vallehermoso. Agriculture (m…

  • Frontera.

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    Frontera. Hierro. (Canary Islands) This town seems to be a part of a different island. The district of La Frontera is made up of Valle del Golfo and the western end of the island. This area is separated from the rest by mountain sides of more than 1,000 metres. Agriculture is more prosperous here th…