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Culture of Tenerife. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Snowy Volcano from the Pool Terrace The picturesque island of Tenerife is rich with unique architectural, historical and natural attractions. Its guests are offered to visit interesting museums and cultural centers, learn about the life and traditions of the natives. In the eastern part of the island there is one of the most interesting and mysterious attractions, Pyramids of Guimar. The purpose for which first settlers have built the great pyramids remains a major mystery of the island. The main building materials in the construction of pyramids were blocks carved out of the lava fitted on top of each other without any additional reinforcing materials.
An acquaintance with peculiarities of Canarian cuisine becomes one of the favorite entertainments for Tenerife guests. Perhaps the main feature of the local cuisine is a delicious malvasia … Open
After admiring mysterious ancient sites it’s worth to go to the southern part of the island, where there is a beautiful castle of San Miguel. It is located near the picturesque town of the same name. Interesting theatrical performances are regularly organized for visitors of the castle. The castle was built relatively recently as an arena for jousting and theater; it is an exact replica of real-life medieval fortress.
Fans of natural attractions will be amazed by visit to the town of Icod de los Vinos. Here, in one of the beautiful parks the famous dragon tree (Dracaena draco) is growing; its age is more than three thousand years. It was formally proven that the tree is the oldest living organism on the planet. It resembles a huge cactus with its form. The tree attracts thousands of visitors to the town. Copyright
Each year, the grand carnival is held in Tenerife. It is the most striking event in the island’s cultural life. This beautiful national holiday has been celebrated since colonial … Open
Of course, the main natural attraction and the permanent symbol of the island is the Teide volcano. All vacationers can take a walk along the slopes of the volcano and admire the incredibly beautiful Martian landscape. The fabulously beautiful national park extends next to the volcano.
Tenerife Besides architectural and cultural attractions, Tenerife Auditorium should be mentioned. This cultural center is a venue for music concerts and other events. The building of the concert hall is considered to be the most unusual and attractive architectural monument of the island. Next to this open-air museum is Pueblo Chico park housing miniatures of the most interesting attractions of the Canary Islands.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Tenerife and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Tenerife and surroundings

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What to visit during two-day excursion in Tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz
Telephone: +34 922 373 841; Tickets: €31.50 for adults - €20.50 for children up to 12 years;
The Teide Region
Santa Cruz - La Laguna
The Pyramids at Güimar
Where: C/ Chacona s/n, Tenerife; Telephone: +34 922 514 511;
Aqualand Costa Adeje
Where: Avda. de Austria, San Eugenio Alto, Costa Adeje, Tenerife; Telephone: +34 922 715 266;

Unique spots in Tenerife and near

Garajonay National Park

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Travelers who enjoy natural attractions would like to visit the Garajonay National Park in Spain. It is located on La Gomera Island, which is part of the Canary Islands. The park has the same name with the rock that is the highest point of the island. The area of ​​the national park is 40 square km. The significant part of the territory is covered by a laurel subtropical forest. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Tenerife

Culture guide to Tenerife. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Tenerife: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Tenerife. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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