The Canary Islands are part of Spain and are located in the Atlantic Ocean about 90 miles off northern Africa. Tenerife is the biggest of the seven main islands in the archipelago. Other important islands are Grand Canaria, El Hierro, a natural reserve, La Gomera, La Palma, Fuertrventura Island was declared an important Biosphere reserve by UNESCO, and Lanzarote island.
The Canary Islands are beautiful with numerous natural attractions and the 3rd biggest volcano in the world, which is in the Teide National Park. This is a huge tourism destination when the weather gets cold in the northern hemisphere.
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The capital in the Canary Island is devided between Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and are the biggest cities, followed by San Cristobal de La Laguna, which is a renowned World Heritage Site. Click here for a map of the Canary Islands.
The rich history of this island archipelago makes it even more interesting as a vacation destination. Spanish Galleons, famous pirates, Portuguese explorers, and famous naturalists visited here and left their mark. There is a lot to enjoy like fun cultural festivals, historic buildings, natural attractions, beautiful beaches, great nightlife, fine cuisine—you name it–the Canary Islands are a paradise for vacationers.