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Tenerife 1. The Canary Islands is a year-round resort, where travelers can have vacations at any time of year. Even in winter the water temperature at most beach resorts is comfortable for swimming. However, hikers are advised not to plan their trip for summer.
2. It’s better to go out to the natural reserve in the morning or in the evening, when the sun is not so hot. Be sure to take a sun protector, as you can burn even during a usual walk.
3. Islands of the archipelago are connected with excellent ferry service; speedboats cruise between major islands. Vacationers can move freely without baggage or together with their car that would be the ideal solution for large companies.
4. The main form of public transport at larger islands is bus; tourists always have an opportunity to take a taxi too. Active guests prefer to rent a car to have a complete freedom of movement throughout the archipelago.
5. Most tourists visit the island in summer and in February, when the island of Tenerife hosts its annual carnival. Thrifty travelers are advised to book hotel rooms in advance, as only in this case they can reckon on relatively low prices. Copyright
6. The world's smallest hotel, Punta Grande, can be found on the island of El Hierro. A room there has to be booked for a few months before the trip; otherwise you would admire this unusual place only from afar.
7. In all major hotels and inns the mains voltage is 220 V; there are outlets of European standard everywhere. Those who expect to stay in small hotels are advised to take adapters, since the voltage can be 110 V.
No matter which of the picturesque islands of the archipelago you would choose, it will be able to provide a variety of interesting excursions. The most popular is Tenerife; the Pyramids of … Open
8. Absolutely all beaches of the archipelago are municipal and their territory is admission-free. Additional fees are charged only for beach equipment rent. Budget travelers prefer to buy special beach mats and umbrellas in local supply stores.
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What to visit being in Canary Islands - unique sights

Magic Carpets Street

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
The tradition of decorating the street with fine carpets has originated over 150 years ago. In the mid-19th century, on the eve of one of the major religious holidays, the Monteverde family decorated its house with a small carpet of volcanic sand. In a few years, the tradition has spread all over the city, and then became a mandatory part of the celebration. In recent years, paintings are created using not only the volcanic sand, but the flower petals and colorful pebbles. … Read further

Piramides de Guimar

From the series “Top Survived Pyramids from Previous Civilizations”
In the development of the new countries the farmers cleaned them of the stones. Since ancient times there has been a custom in the Canaries to put the stones into the pyramids. There were very many such pyramids on the island of Tenerife, as well as on the other islands. Later, however, they fell into decay. Some pyramids have taken the locals apart to build the houses. The pyramids served as the source of the free building material. … Read further

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