The largest of the Canary Islands. Its 3,000 hours of daylight a year and its average temperature of 22°C have made it one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. It has two international airports: Tenerife Norte and Tenerife Sur.
The Teide National Park is here, the largest and oldest of all the Canary Island nature reserves, where you can climb the volcano: the Teide, Spain’s highest peak at 3,718 metres. And there are other natural areas you will love, such as the cliffs of Los Gigantes.
As for beaches, there are over 260 kilometres of coastline, ranging from little coves of black sand and natural swimming pools in the north to wide beaches of white sand in the south.
World Heritage City: the capital is Santa Cruz de Tenerife, and San Cristóbal de La Laguna is a World Heritage City.
Carnival: the island is also famous for its Carnival celebrations, held in February in almost every town, although Santa Cruz de Tenerife has the most famous.
Food: make the most of your visit by discovering its traditional crafts, trying local dishes like papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes) and the sweet bienmesabe.
Attractions for children: visit its famous leisure parks, such as Siam Park (declared the world’s best water park on several occasions) or Loro Parque (one of the best zoos in Europe). See more at this link.