Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Canary Islands1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Canary Islands with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Canary Islands areaThis Canary Islands map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Canary Islands and surroundings
Spain - moving around the countryIn every major city of Spain, there are bus stations which are the departure point for traveling to the most remote provinces and resorts. On average, the intervals of routes around the city are about 15 minutes, while intercity trips run every 40 minutes. Some bus trips take to the line even at night. On the other hand, the number of trips is significantly reduced on holidays and on weekends. You can pay for your fare directly in the bus, but it will be a little more economical to purchase a travel card for 10 trips. This card however must be punched. For tourists, there are special sightseeing buses in the cities that allow you to visit all the most famous and historically important places of the city in one day. If the long-distance journey by bus seems too long and uncomfortable, you can use air transport. The country has an extremely developed internal air communication, and there is an airport on the outskirts of every major city. The cost of tickets for domestic flights is quite cheap. … Open
Nature and parks of SpainThe Canary Islands boast another national park, Garajonay. It preserves moist laurel forests, which covered the whole of Europe in ancient times. One of the best natural reserves is the National Park of the Cabrera Archipelago. More than 80% of its territory falls on the water surface. The archipelago is located away from the mainland. It's uninhabited, due to which its flora and fauna practically did not change. It's prohibited to sail there. Tourists are given a license to visit, which is active during 1 day only. Colonies of seagulls live in the archipelago; dolphins inhabit the water around isles. Tourists will also be able to visit the fortress built in the 14th century, a museum, and a souvenir shop. … Open
Photogallery of Canary Islands sights
Our guide to Canary Islands
Travel guide to Canary Islands
Gran Canaria island is distinguished by a variety of resorts, entertainments, and a well-equipped tourist infrastructure. There are excellent beaches, water sports centers, hundreds of shopping enthusiasts, and amazing restaurants that will impress all the gourmets. One of the main symbols of the island is sandy dunes, real tiny Sahara, stretching along over 5 000 meters. On the island, there are excellent … Open
Advices for travellers
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 … Open
Traditions and mentality of Canary Islands
Locals begin to prepare for Carnival long before it starts. They sew incredibly beautiful and elaborate costumes, prepare for competitions and make plans about performances. The Carnival is annually attended by several hundred thousands of foreign visitors who come to watch enchanting musical performances and a solemn procession. The tradition is more than one hundred years old; once the beginning of the holiday had … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Another interesting treat is dried sancocho fish that is usually cooked with potatoes and garlic. Travelers preferring classic dishes should definitely try tuna salad that is served in almost all national restaurants. Meat dishes are usually served on holidays, but in restaurants travelers have an opportunity to taste them at any time. Pork is often used for cooking; goat and rabbit meat, which is marinated before … Open
Attractions and active leisure
The largest and most popular island of the archipelago is Tenerife; it is home to the busiest resorts. Those who want to have fun during the day and night would like resorts of Los Cristianos and Las Americas, as they focus on noisy entertainment. At the daytime, tourists stay at beaches and in the evening vacationers enjoy numerous clubs, bars, restaurants and nightlife places. Fans of beautiful landscapes would … Open
Cultural excursion through Canary Islands - things to see
The island of Gran Canaria is also rich in tourist attractions. The unique cultural center Cueva Pintada is situated there. It can be found in the cave of the same name, where many drawings of the primitive people have remained. Currently, this large-scale archaeological complex consists of six caves and an interesting museum housing a collection of unique items. The tiny island of La Gomera also features … Open