Canary is one of the regions of Spain, an archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean and consists of seven islands of special beauty lies off the northwest coast of Africa. It consists of the islands El Hierro, La Gomera, La Palma, Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura. The islands are of volcanic origin and have a subtropical climate modified by altitude, which determines the biological variety that exists in the area in this region there are four national parks and several of its islands were declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. The islands as a whole have good weather, beautiful beaches, beautiful natural scenery that makes it extremely important tourist destination, its major cities are Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Tenerife.
The islands are an amalgam of cultures from the merger and mingling of different ethnic groups coming from other places like the Portuguese, the Normans, Berbers and black slaves. The island economy is based primarily on tourism, which has developed so rapidly the construction industry, apart from the small food industry, snuff production and oil refining are the activities that support the economy the islands. The island of El Hierro is the smallest of the archipelago, but of singular beauty and contrasting landscapes their variety, where visitors can tour its activities and trails either on foot or by bike and for the more daring flights in paragliding, or enjoy the clear water seafloor and volcanic landscapes.
La Palma, known as Isla Bonita, whose spectacular scenery add color and harmony to the natural surroundings, declared a biosphere reserve, volcanic cones adorn its landscape, beautiful coves, Palmas is characterized by the clarity of the sky in which we can appreciate the stars in its heyday. La Gomera, characterized its geography dense forests, steep cliffs, charming land, inhabited by people very attached to their customs and friendly nature, the place is Garajonay National Park, declared by UNESCO as World Heritage.
The Island of Tenerife is the largest in the archipelago, surrounded by landscapes of incredible beauty, activities such as climbing, paragliding, horseback riding, walking or cycling, fishing, diving, surfing, windsurfing and other possible in the island. This place is the magnificent Teide volcano, with its 3 718 meters is the highest peak in Spain, spring weather on the island of Tenerife is the ideal place for a holiday phenomenal. Gran Canaria, with long golden beaches and endless dunes of white sand offers you many sport activities, natural spaces to enjoy and relax, along with tasty food and places where leisure has value.
Fuerteventura is an oasis in the Atlantic known as the peaceful island protected by the mountain Tindaya, offers visitors beautiful natural landscapes, has in its 13 parks protected environment, water sports are the dominant activities on the island. Lanzarote Island, the easternmost of the islands, full of volcanic landscapes, beautiful beaches with clear waters and black sand, surrounded by a group of islets which together form the archipelago Chinijo natural park made up of La Graciosa, Alegranza and Montaña Clara.
The Canary Islands have a large infrastructure of hotels and rural accommodation in relation to transport, Canary Islands are connected from one island to another by boats and planes that made the tours several times a day, constantly arriving cruise Gran Canaria-reaching and within a service area are intercity transport. Today the autonomous region has been striving to encourage domestic tourism, its inhabitants with an intensive advertising campaign, we wish you the best success.
Some of its most important natural points are:
Playa Las Canteras Gran Canarias
Puerto de la Cruz – Tenerife
Teide Volcano – Tenerife
Los Gigantes – Tenerife
Chinijo Islands – Lanzarote